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Russia Puts Estonian PM, Two Baltic Ministers on Wanted List


MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police have put Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Estonian State Secretary Taimar Peterkop and Lithuanian Culture Minister Simonas Kairys on a wanted list, according to the Russian Interior Ministry’s database.

The database did not say what offence or offences they were wanted for.

Russian news agency TASS quoted a source saying they were accused of “destroying monuments to Soviet soldiers”.

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BAKHMUT REGION, UKRAINE - NOVEMBER 3: The Ukrainian military fires RPGs at enemy positions as the special military unit "Kurt & Company group" hold the first line of the frontline Russian-Ukrainian war on November 3, 2023 in Bakhmut District, Ukraine, the frontline of the Russian Ukrainian war. Ukrainian forces continue to fight to retake Bakhmut, which was captured by Russian forces in May, following a yearlong war battle. Over the summer, Ukraine regained territory north and south of Bakhmut but Russia has held the city itself. (Photo by Kostya Liberov/Libkos/Getty Images)

(Reporting by Reuters; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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