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Notorious Latvian-born terrorist who joined the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") in the Donbas war Beness Aijo, nom de guerre 'Black Lenin,' has been detained in Russia's Arkhangelsk region at the request of Ukraine.

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Aijo was apprehended in the village of Yarensk, Russia's Regnum News Agency reported.

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He came to the region to support residents of the village of Shiyes protesting against the construction of a landfill.

It is reported Aijo may be extradited to Ukraine.

UNIAN memo. Beness Aijo, 40, a Latvian citizen of Russian/Ugandan ethnicity. He has been an activist of the National Bolshevik Party since 1998, member of the Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist), and the Korean Friendship Association-UK. Aijo has participated in many actions in solidarity with Palestine. He was active in the 2014 annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation and joined Russia-led forces fighting against Ukraine in Donbas. Aijo has been arrested multiple times and tried for his political activities.