Lithuania declared persona non grata by the Russian artist Grigory Leps. He is suspected of having ties with the criminal world.
The sanctions came into force on the basis of the Magnitsky list, which allows to include in the “black list” of persons related to corruption, money laundering and violations of human rights, writes Delfi.
The corresponding decision was signed by the Minister of internal Affairs of Lithuania Eimutis Misunas after treatment of the foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.
Vice-Minister of foreign Affairs Darius, Brusewitz said that Leps proposed to amend this list “after consultation with the allies.”
It seems to us that what he is charged with in the United States – reason enough for inclusion into our list
To make the Leps in the “black list” and offered deputies-conservatives Ingrida Simonyte Audronius ažubalis and Laurynas Camunas. The contractor came to Lithuania with a concert in March 2019.
Even Grigory Leps?
The contractor can be associated with the Russian mafia. According to American sources, he acted as a courier and transferred money to different persons from the leaders of one of the factions. Leps in Ukraine, as persona non grata.