Lembergs: if I’m arrested, I’ll ballot

Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs said he blames his legal troubles on a conspiracy by Latvia's leading politicians to defame him.

RIGA — Aivars Lembergs, the unsinkable mayor of Ventspils and leader of the Greens and Farmers Union, has said that he will definitely run in October’s election if he is arrested though he may consider refraining from participating if law enforcement agencies leave him alone.

Lembergs told the LNT station on Friday that recent statements by

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