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Latvia bans display of Nazi and Soviet uniforms and symbols

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Latvian parliament, Saeima, has on April 23 banned the display of Soviet and Nazi uniforms and symbols during public events, marches and protests. The ban also applies to Nazi and Soviet flags, coat of arms, anthems, swastikas, SS signs, as well as Soviet symbols – the sickle and hammer and the five-point star. Although not an official commemoration, Latvia hosts the yearly procession on March 16 to mark the…