Riga, Latvia: Memorial March For Latvian SS Legion

March 16 - Legionnaires' Memorial Day

March 16th, 2017.

Over 2,000 people in Riga, Latvia held a march to honor the veterans of the Latvian Legion, a volunteer division of the Waffen SS. An equal number of people came out to observe the march; only about a dozen people were on hand to protest the event. There were no incidents of violence or arrests.

16 March

Estonians, Lithuanians, & Ukrainians were present to offer their support.

In the video below, Latvian nationalists visit Legion veterans.

For more information, pictures, & videos, please visit http://www.nacionalaapvieniba.lv/par-mums/tradicijas/16-marts-legionaru-pieminas-diena/

 

 

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