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About 50 pro-Moscow demonstrators gather outside Ukrainian Embassy in Riga

BC, Riga, 09.05.2014.Print version
Yesterday, approximately 50 pro-Moscow demonstrators gathered outside the Ukrainian Embassy in Riga, LETA observed.

The demonstrators were holding Russian flags, as well as the unofficial separatist flags of eastern Ukraine. They placed flowers outside the embassy.


The participants also held poster in Russian and English, with such slogans as "Eurocrats – Stop Your Killers in Ukraine" written on them, thus expressing the point of view that Europe, not Russia, is responsible for the bloodshed in the country.


After some more yelling, the demonstrators moved on to the German Embassy in Riga.

As reported, the Latvian Union of Russians (LUR) is holding a rally and procession today outside the Ukrainian and Germany embassies in Riga, as well as outside the European Union's offices in Riga, against ''political and military terror in Ukraine'', the party informed LETA.


The LUR urges all who are ''against the military operation by the unconstitutional Ukrainian government'' to participate in the rally, as well as those who do not support ''the intervention of the West and the European Commission'' in the Ukraine crisis.

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