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Sputnik Lithuania editor-in-chief Marat Kasem detained by special services in Riga KXan 36 Daily News

Date: February 3, 2023 Time: 13:41:37

According to Sputnik, the court has already decided to detain Kasem.

“Today the journalist has already been transferred to Riga Central Prison,” the report says.

According to the agency, Kasem is accused of violating EU economic sanctions against the Russian Federation, as well as espionage.

It is noted that Marat Kasem is a citizen of Latvia, but works in Moscow and on December 30, he arrived in Riga for family reasons.

In 2019, a journalist was detained in Vilnius for a “threat to national security”.

Hansen Taylor
Hansen Taylor
Hansen Taylor is a full-time editor for ePrimefeed covering sports and movie news.
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