A citizen of Switzerland was detained in Vilnius on Wednesday night for wearing clothes with Soviet symbols, the Police Department said on Thursday.
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The man, 55, was detained in a bar at around 9 PM and was later released after a protocol on an administrative offence was drawn up for public demonstration of Soviet symbols.

In Lithuania, public demonstration of both Nazi and Soviet symbols is forbidden and carries a fine of 500 to 1,000 litas (EUR 145-290).

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