Pro-Kremlin activist Gapoņenko released from custody

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Rīga's Vidzeme District Court decided to release Aleksandrs Gapoņenko, a pro-Kremlin activist and the leader of an unregistered organization, the Congress of Non-citizens, from custody.

Among other charges, Gapoņenko is accused of incitement of hatred and anti-state activities. 

As the court deliberated whether to keep him behind bars, dozens of supporters cheered Gapoņenko on with flowers and posters in the court building, reported Latvian Radio.

As reported, Gapoņenko was detained on April 21


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