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OCMA continues investigation about the detained National Bolshevik Aijo

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs continues its investigation regarding the National Bolshevik Aijo Benes, who was recently detained by Security Police.

The investigation will assess the possibility of taking away his citizenship for his voluntary joining of a military organization of a foreign state.

Current estimates suggest this investigation may last a few more months, as reported by OCMA.

The office states that the most important thing right now is determining whether or not Aijo holds citizenship in some other country, as well as whether or not Crimean Self Defence Force is an official military organization.

At the same time, the office reports that the fact that Aijo is currently in Latvia makes the job easier. As it is known, Latvian citizenship cannot be taken away from a person if he or she does not hold citizenship in another country.

BNN had previously reported that Latvian Security Police, in cooperation with State Police and State Border Guard, have detained National Bolshevik Aijo Benes at Riga International airport.

Security Police reports Aijo was expelled from Ukraine because he had breached the travel ban that was imposed on him, prohibiting him from entering Ukraine for three years. He and two other activists had attempted to illegally cross the border and enter Ukraine at the beginning of May. They were discovered and caught by Ukrainian Border Guard.

Security Police has launched a criminal process against him for encouraging the overthrowing of the government in the Republic of Latvia and changing the structure of the country, as well as for his call to liquidate the independence of the Republic of Latvia.

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