"Latvian "accountants" should not the damage from the Soviet era to count, and to explain why 200 thousand — 10% of Latvians have left the country in the era of the EU," he said.
At the end of April Pushkov proposed Latvia to assess the costs of the country's liberation from Nazi occupation.
Special Commission to count the losses of Latvia because of the "Soviet occupation" was established in 2005. In 2009-2013 she did not act due to lack of funding.
Latvia was part of Soviet Union from 1940 to 1991. Russia does not recognize that all these years, Latvia was occupied, indicating that the whole time (except during the German occupation) in power in Latvia was the national government.