08.02.2006 Statement by “For Human Rights in a United Latvia”
July 7, 2004 on Esthonian-Latvian boarder Estonian citizen Dmitry Linter denied entry permit in
It is not the fist politically motivated trouble at the border. In April a bus carrying Russian student activists protesting against the education reform was arrested at the Estonian-Latvian check point.
On the 16 th of June 2005 Latvian frontier authorities refused transit to a member of the Ruling Board of the Russian party of Estonia Gennady Afanasiev. He was going to
Actions of Latvian authorities have clear political motivation, directed against consolidation of Russians in the Baltic countries.
While every EU citizen has the right to free movement within the boarders of the Union,
We hurry to disappoint the builders of this wall: those actions will only accelerate, not block the unification process of the Russian-speaking Baltic inhabitants.