Valērijs Agešins

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Valērijs Agešins
Valērijs Agešins
Deputy of the Saeima
Personal details
Born (1972-06-23) 23 June 1972 (age 44)
Liepāja, Latvian SSR
Political party Harmony
Alma mater Baltic Russian Institute

Valērijs Agešins (born June 23, 1972 in Liepāja) is a Latvian politician and lawyer. He is a member of Harmony and a deputy of the Saeima, elected to represent the Kurzeme electoral district. He began his current term in parliament on November 4, 2014.

From 1994-1998 he studied at the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University in Kalinigrad, graduating in history. He obtained a master's degree in pedagogy, and in 2002, he graduated from the Baltic Russian Institute as a lawyer.[1] He is not however, a qualified attorney.

From 1997-1998 he worked in a teacher training summer camp and from 1995-1999 as a law and political science lecturer at the Institute of Social Technologies.[1] From 1998-2002 he was a history teacher at Liepāja High School where he was a member of the secondary school teachers' union committee. In 2002 he became a member of the Liepāja City Public Reconciliation Commission, becoming Vice-President.[1] Later in 2002 he was elected to the Saeima, and was re-elected again in 2006. His area of specialization is legal issues, the Parliamentary Justice Committee and the Committee on European Affairs.[1]

He speaks three languages, Russian, Latvian, English and enjoys football, swimming, volleyball and basketball.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Valērijs Agešins". Harmony Centre. Retrieved March 12, 2009. 

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