Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Latvia: Thousand Latvian veterans who fought alongside the Nazis, hold parade in Riga

Around a thousand Latvian veterans who fought alongside the Nazis during the Second World War, have held a controversial parade in the country's capital, Riga. They've marked the day since the collapse of the USSR, to pay tribute to the Latvian Legion, formed on Hitler's orders in 1943. The event has sparked anger both at home and abroad.

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