Police of the Lithuanian port city of Klaipeda imposed a 75-euro fine upon a Latvian citizen who wore a T-shirt with Soviet symbols in public.
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The foreign was imposed the administrative penalty, half of the minimum fine, Klaipeda police said. Lithuanian laws envisage a fine of 150-300 euros for demonstration of Nazi and Soviet symbols.

The man was detained at about 3 p.m. (local time) with his two friends, all in a drunken condition. The police found him wearing a red T-shirt with a Soviet five-pointed star, a hammer and a sickle with letters SSRS (Lithuanian acronym for the Soviet Union).

The man was taken into custody and identified as a 34-year-old citizen of Latvia.

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