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Kremlin propagandist Phillips expelled from Latvia

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Kremlin propagandist Graham Phillips, who was apprehended by the police at the Freedom Monument during Legionnaires’ commemoration day, has been added to the blacklist and expelled from Latvia to Russia, as confirmed by Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis.

Graham has published a video on Periscope streaming sight in which he claims authorities have expelled him for three years. This video was likely made when Phillips was in the men’s restroom, because the sound of water being flushed can be heard on the background. The author also whispers throughout the entire video. Shortly after leaving the restroom he was asked to turn off his smart-phone. People show in the video are dressed in dark-blue uniforms worn by Latvian border guards.

Other videos taken by Philips show him in a car, crossing the Latvian border. Throughout the video he mentions multiple times that he has been expelled from Latvia for three years. According to him, authorities did not like him asking questions to participants of the legionnaires’ procession.

«What happened in Latvia today was this: I was filming an unofficial, pro-Nazi gathering in Latvia, and authorities did not like my description of it. They have expelled me for three years,» – Phillips claims in one of his videos.

Latvian Security Police had discussed the possibility of adding Phillips to the list of personae non gratae, which would mean a prohibition to enter the country.

After the Legionaires’ commemoration day, the interior minister announced that Phillips is not welcome in Latvia. However, the minister decided to speak with SP and discuss the possibility of adding Phillips to the blacklist.

It is stated in the Immigration Law that the interior minister makes decisions in regards to adding foreigners to the list of personae non gratae if authorities suspect the person to be a threat to public order or state security.

As it is known, Phillips was apprehended by the police in Riga at the Freedom Monument. From there, he was delivered to the police department. For disobeying the police, an administrative violation report was compiled. Following the issue of the administrative report, the man was released from the police department.

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  1. Linda says:

    Chuck him into jail next time, or on hard labour manual duties he looks fat enough!

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