The case of the Latvian anti-fascist Pankratov went to court – he is accused of hatred of Ukrainians


Trial in the case of anti-fascist Ruslan Pankratov begins in Latvia. He is accused of inciting hatred towards Ukrainians, reports today, February 9, the agency LETA.

The prosecutors concluded that in the summer of 2022, Pankratov spread “unfounded statements about the situation with the Russian-speaking population in Latvia through several Russian resources that are used for aggressive propaganda, provoked hatred and discord against Ukrainians and refugees from Ukraine.

Pankratov visited the cities of the Zaporozhye region. In a story published on the channel, a Russkiy Mir activist and former employee of the Latvian Union Against Nazism took part in a conference on referendums on joining Russia.

As previously reported EADaily the Riga court ruled for involvement in the activities of the anti-fascists of the Baltics telegram channel directed against the interests of the national security of Latvia to detain St. Petersburg student Tatyana Andriets, whom the state security of Latvia calls a “pro-Kremlin activist”.

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