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 Activists demanded release of Ukrainian hostages held by Kremlin outside Riga-based Russian embassy. VIDEO&PHOTOS

By picketing the Russian embassy in Riga, the Latvian activists and representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora joined the worldwide effort to free Ukrainian political prisoners unlawfully convicted by the Russian authorities.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrinform, the rally was held in front of the Russian Embassy in Riga (Latvia) between 5 and 6 p.m.

The rally participants were holding flags including Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar ones.

The protesters also held posters with their demands in three languages - Ukrainian, Latvian, and English - reading ‘Free political prisoners’, ‘Free Crimean Muslims’, ‘Save Sentsov’, ‘Free hostages of Kremlin’ etc.

Activists demanded release of Ukrainian hostages held by Kremlin outside Riga-based Russian embassy 01

A total of 15 persons took part in the rally including Juris Vilums, a member of Saeima - the parliament of the Republic of Latvia.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/v3072869
 
 
 
 
 
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