Court orders pro-Russian activist taken into custody

  • 2018-04-27
  • TBT/LETA Staff
The Riga Vidzeme District Court ordered on April 24 pro-Russian radical Aleksandrs Gaponenko be taken into custody as a security measure. Gaponenko has been detained in connection with a criminal process on possible activities anti-Latvian activities, his attorney Imma Jansone said. She also informed that Gaponenko has gone on a hunger strike to express his protest against Latvian security services. As reported, the Latvian Security Police has detained Aleksandrs Gaponenko, a pro-Russian radical and the leader of an unregistered organization, the Congre...
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