EUR 100,000 collected in fundraiser campaign for dismantling Soviet-era monument in Pardaugava

Published date12 May 2022
Publication titleLETA

RIGA, May 12 (LETA) - Already EUR 100,000 have been collected in a fundraising campaign for dismantling the Soviet-era monument in Pardaugava, Riga.

The number of people submitting donations has already exceeded 6,100 by Thursday afternoon. charity platform representative Ilze Osane said that the recent events in Riga have demonstrated that Latvia's society will not tolerate aggression, provocations and instigation of hatred. "The people of Latvia care about a free and democratic state, so there is no place for the "Occupation Monument" in Latvia. It is a symbol of the occupation where the preachers of war and violence gather and the slogans and symbols of their occupation tarnish the history, dignity, and values of our nation," the...

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