According to the lawyer, in Latvia he "honestly did everything we could, me in it no more." "My place now in my beloved Russia", he said.

Previously, Wells was a member of several discussed in Latvia of criminal proceedings, and is also known for having burned his passport and promised to renounce Latvian citizenship. According to him, it is an act of protest against the policy against non-citizens, Latvia. "Gandhi fighting for India's freedom, I burned my passport," said LETA activist.

Party VL-TB/LNNK said that his act Girs demonstrated a dismissive attitude towards the state. Such actions are purposefully form the Russian-speaking part of Latvian society dissatisfaction with the government, aimed to undermine it and is implementation in Latvia of Russian policy, said netblock.