Executive Director of Riga Juris Radzevich has signed a document About a ban of holding in the capital of Latvia exhibition "citizens square", " said Fins news at the Riga city Council.
"You could say, because it is a statement of fact - the exposure time is no longer on the site. The organizers report that will not provide protection. If they don't have the ability to protect material values is a Danger for visitors. At the moment the exposure is terminated and cannot continue to work. If organizers gather the necessary documents, they have the opportunity to further the event, " said Radzevich.
last week Radzevich turned to law enforcement agencies security with the application to assess the phrase the organizers of the exhibition "citizens of the Maidan" about the fact that the Russian-speaking population of Latvia need to take out to Siberia in cattle cars.
the exhibition started on October 7 and, According to its organizers, was to last until 25 October. A few days later she managed to get scandalous. Before the Internet appeared the video, which masked man turns two posters and rips the flag is banned in Russia as extremist organization " Right sector ", then shreds it with a knife. The organizers of the exposition considered the harm caused to 25-30 thousand euros. Law enforcement agencies initiated proceedings in accordance with paragraph " hooliganism ". For damage to the exhibits of the two young men were caught.
The eighth of October, about the exhibition "citizens of the Maidan" there was a new conflict: one of the visitors intentionally damaged a piece, it turned out to hold. And in the night on Sunday night, law enforcement received a call from a witness who reported that two men are ruining the Exposure. The staff arrived within two minutes, but the suspects had already fled. Law enforcement Ministers concluded that destroyed all the exhibits of the exposition. About the incident informed the organizers of the exhibition and opened a criminal case under the criminal code.
before the Creator of the exhibition - living in the USA an ethnic Ukrainian Sergey Melnikov said that the vast majority of Russian-speaking Latvian " should be round up in the cattle cars and sent to Siberia ". In the Republic, with a population of 2 million people, is home to about 40% of the population. After these statements of the Riga city Council appealed to law enforcement agencies security with a request to evaluate the data phrase. In the night of Sunday the exposition was completely destroyed, but in the evening resumed his work. Press Secretary of the Latvian foreign Ministry said that the foreign Ministry supports the idea of the Maidan but finds it unacceptable About the deportation of Russian-speaking residents of the country.