The region’s press points out that the addresses of the Russian embassies in Vilnius and Riga, the capital of Lithuania and Latvia, respectively, will commemorate Ukraine’s struggle for independence.
,Please write to: Russian Embassy, Ukrainian Independence Street, RigaTitle of the article MSL, Latvian public media. The section of Antonijs Street where the Russian representation is located has been renamed as such. The decision was made by the city council.To express our support for Ukraine’s aspirations for sovereignty, territorial integrity and European integrationThe media explains, quoting a tweet from the municipality. A very remarkable decision for a country bordering Russia and which has a third of the Russian-speaking population.
To the south, in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, the mayor instructed the Russian embassy: “Change your business cards. [L’adresse] UkrainianU 2. Let me help you with the translation — 2, Ukrainian Heroes Street,,
,From now on, every business card of an employee of the Russian embassy will have to honor Ukrainian heroes”, points to Mayor Remigijus Simasius, quoted by LRT, Lithuanian public media. ,Everyone who writes to the Russian embassy should think about the victims of the invasion and the Ukrainian heroesHe also specifies.
“Putin, the court of The Hague awaits you”
Before taking this decision, the mayor of Vilnius also wrote in big white letters on the road leading to the embassy.Putin, (in court) The Hague is waiting for youThis same inscription is now displayed in a larger format on the top floor of the Vilnius Municipality building.
Support for Ukrainians continues in the streets. 30,000 people took to the streets of Riga on Saturday 5 March wearing the blue and yellow colors of the Ukrainian flag. A former Soviet republic, Latvia, like Lithuania, gained its independence after the breakup.the Soviet Union in 1991.
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