“Moral principles”: Latvian politician goes to war against Putin
Politicians go to war too: A Latvian MP has voluntarily and “morally” joined Ukrainian troops to defend Ukraine against Putin’s attack. This was announced by the Latvian Minister of Justice on Tuesday.
Juris Jurass (pictured left) has joined the Ukrainian troops.Screenshot: Twitter
“Juris Jurass went to Ukraine to defend the country”: Latvian Minister of Justice Janis Bordans officially shared this information with the Latvian people on Tuesday. Jurass made the decision to fight for Ukraine’s freedom “based on his own moral principles.”
The news was backed by a project by students in Kyiv, Ukraine 4 Freedom, which tweeted a photo of the Latvian MP in combat fatigues next to another man in military fatigues. It was said that Jurass was part of a unit with foreign volunteers fighting alongside the Ukrainians.
Juris Jurašs, the current Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Seimas and the leader of the ruling faction of the Conservative Party of Latvia, came to Ukraine to join the Foreign Legion and defend Ukraine from the occupier. pic.twitter.com/uVhRVXcsFG
— Ukraine 4 Freedom (@uawarinfo) March 8, 2022