Olga Kurlaeva, VGTRK journalist (Russian): “Yes. A threat to the security of Latvia.” Russian journalist Olga Kurlaeva was escorted from her hotel in Riga by the Latvian immigration service and ordered to leave the Baltic state on Thursday. Kurlaeva’s expulsion follows that of her husband Anatoly Kurlaev, who was arrested in Riga by the Latvian police and ordered to leave the country on... Еще January 2 after it transpired he was barred from the country When asked about the reasoning behind her expulsion, the reporter said authorities had told her that she poses a ‘security threat’ to Latvia. “[They] took my phone, they took everything, I have 10 minutes to take my stuff,” Kurlaeva said before leaving the hotel. Kurlaeva is a reporter for VGTRK television station. Her husband Anatoly works for TV Centre network.