Russian journalist Anatoly Kurlaev boarded a Moscow-bound plane at Riga's International Airport after he was ordered to leave the country on Tuesday. According to the 'TV Centre' channel, Kurlaev was on a private visit to Latvia when local authorities announced that he had been banned from entering the country in 2015. The reason for the decision was not specified by the Latvian authorities... Еще. «As I was explained, they received a document from the local FSB where it was written not to allow me to enter the country. It turns out that the ban starts right from the moment when I shot my first film as a producer about the Baltics,» he said. Kurlaev explained that he was arrested in the shopping centre and taken to police offices «without any explanation» where he was told that he had been barred.