RIGA - Latvian national football team forward Artjoms Rudnevs, who has caused an uproar with his recent comments that the Latvian language has little importance in his life, is “not a traitor or a disgrace, but just a foolish thinking person,” Latvian national team captain Kaspars Gorkss believes, as reported by LETA.
On Monday [Oct. 15] Latvian daily Diena published an interview with Rudnevs, who said that he does not need to know the Latvian language, because he can speak with journalists in Russian, Polish or English. “I understand and can read a bit of Latvian, ...
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