Russia denounces Latvian ban on news agency as open discrimination

August 29, 2015 4:08 PM

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MOSCOW – Russia says Latvia has refused permission to a Russian state news agency to open a bureau in the country — a case that Moscow says is open discrimination.

A Foreign Ministry statement Saturday called on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to look into the matter.

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