Latvian Foreign Minister wished Russia defeat in its aggressive war on Russia Day
Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics has wished Russia to defeat in the war of aggression against Ukraine and build a democratic state. He published such a greeting on his Twitter account on June 12, 2022, celebrated in Russia as “Russia Day.”
“Russia is marking its National, I wish defeat in the aggressive war against Ukraine, abandoning imperial ambitions and ultimately the creation of the modern and democratic country,” Rinkevics wrote.
On April 21, 2022, the Latvian Seimas declared Russiaʼs war against Ukraine a genocide.
On June 6, 2022, the National Council for Electronic Media of Latvia banned the broadcasting of all Russian TV channels in the country. The ban will last until Russia stops the war in Ukraine and returns Crimea.