Wanted in Latvia, campaigning in Russia

  • 1999-10-21
RIGA (BNS) - A former elite Soviet police officer wanted by Latvian authorities in connection with the attempted August 1991 coup will run for a seat in the Russian Duma as a member of Vladimir Zhirinovsky's Liberal Democratic Party.Interfax reported that Vladimir Antyufeyev is one of several candidates running on Zhirinovsky's ultra-nationalist ticket wanted for serious crimes.The Latvian prosecutor general's office has been after Antyufeyev since 1996. In Latvia, there is a standing order for his arrest.Prosecutor Gunars Liepins said Antyufeyev is suspected of committing crimes during the...
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