January 6, 2023, 19:45 – Public News Service – OSN

State Duma Deputy Maria Butina announced in her Telegram channel that she, along with her colleagues, took part in a campaign in support of detainee in Latvia, the editor-in-chief of Sputnik Lithuania, Marat Kasem.

According to the parliamentarian, they were joined by the general director of the Rossiya Segodnya media group Dmitry Kiselev. Butina stressed that all those who came out to the Latvian embassy in Moscow opposed the illegal, in their opinion, detention of Kasem for his professional activities in Riga.

“Now, more than ever, stand united front!” Butina called.

Earlier it was reported that Dmitry Kiselev, CEO of the Russia Today media group, commented on the detention of Marat Kasem, editor-in-chief of Sputnik Lithuania. According to him, such a measure is illegal.

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