The country has banned such symbols.
The Riga district court in Jurmala was fined € 20 the man who on the national holiday of Latvia November 18, waving the flag with the hammer and sickle.
The man’s house was near the stage, which held celebrations in honor of the proclamation of Latvia’s independence.
At the time of the offence, the man was in a state of alcoholic intoxication (1,29 ppm).
When the police called him to the door he first opened, and during the second visit, rudely explained that he doesn’t care what people think about his actions and if others want to wave the flag of the Union, it will swing.
We will remind that in the territory of Latvia is forbidden symbols of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.