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Baltic Way

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The Baltic Way or Baltic Chain (also Chain of Freedom; Balti kett, Baltijas ceļš, Baltijos kelias, Балтийский путь) was a peaceful political demonstration that occurred on 23 August 1989. [1]

47 relations: A2 highway (Lithuania), Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, Act Zluky, Assemblea Nacional Catalana, August 23, Baltic Chain Tour, Baltic states, Baltic states under Soviet rule (1944–91), Catalan Way, Cathedral Square, Vilnius, Coins of the Lithuanian litas, Commemorative coins of Lithuania, Dissolution of the Soviet Union, Estonia, European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, Forest Brothers, Germany–Soviet Union relations, 1918–1941, History of Latvia, History of Lithuania, History of the Soviet Union (1982–91), Human chain, Independent Royalist Party of Estonia, Index of Lithuania-related articles, Ingrid Lukas, January Events (Lithuania), Joint issue, Latvian partisans, List of largest peaceful gatherings, List of Latvian films, Lithuania, Memory of the World Register – Europe and North America, Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, Nonviolent revolution, Occupation of the Baltic states, Popular Front of Estonia, Sąjūdis, Singing Revolution, Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940, The Baltics Are Waking Up, The Barricades, Timeline of Estonian history, Timeline of Russian history, Viesturs Koziols, 100th Anniversary of the Estonian Republic, 1989, 2014 Baltic Chain Tour, 228 Hand-in-Hand rally.

A2 highway (Lithuania)

The A2 motorway is a highway in Lithuania (Magistralinis kelias).

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Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania

The Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania or Act of March 11 (Aktas dėl Lietuvos nepriklausomos valstybės atstatymo) was an independence declaration by the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic adopted on March 11, 1990, signed by all members of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania led by Sąjūdis.

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Act Zluky

The Act Zluky (Акт Злуки,, "Unification Act") was an agreement signed on January 22, 1919, by the Ukrainian People's Republic and the West Ukrainian People's Republic on the St. Sophia Square in Kiev.

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Assemblea Nacional Catalana

The Assemblea Nacional Catalana ("Catalan National Assembly"; ANC by its Catalan acronym) is an organization that seeks the political independence of Catalonia from Spain; secondarily, it also promotes the reunification of the Catalan Countries.

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August 23

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Baltic Chain Tour

Baltic Chain Tour is a stage race for professional road bicycle racers organized as a part of the UCI Continental Circuits.

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Baltic states

The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics (Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Baltijas valstis, Baltijos valstybės), is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three sovereign countries in Northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

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Baltic states under Soviet rule (1944–91)

This Baltic states were under Soviet rule from the end of World War II in 1945, from sovietization onwards until independence was regained in 1991.

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Catalan Way

The Catalan Way (Via Catalana), also known as the Catalan Way towards Independence (Via Catalana cap a la Independència), was a human chain in support of Catalan independence from Spain.

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Cathedral Square, Vilnius

The Cathedral Square in Vilnius (Katedros aikštė) is the main square of the Vilnius Old Town, right in front of the neo-classical Vilnius Cathedral.

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Coins of the Lithuanian litas

The modern coinage of Lithuania was introduced in 1993.

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Commemorative coins of Lithuania

The commemorative coins of Lithuania are minted by the Lithuanian mint (Lithuanian: Lietuvos monetų kalykla), headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

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European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism

The European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, known as the Black Ribbon Day in some countries, which is observed on 23 August, is the international remembrance day for victims of totalitarian ideologies, specifically totalitarian communist regimes, Stalinism, Nazism and fascism.

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Forest Brothers

The Forest Brothers (also Brothers of the Forest, Forest Brethren, or Forest Brotherhood; metsavennad, meža brāļi, miško broliai) were Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian partisans who waged a guerrilla war against Soviet rule during the Soviet invasion and occupation of the three Baltic states during, and after, World War II.

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Germany–Soviet Union relations, 1918–1941

German–Soviet Union relations date to the aftermath of the First World War.

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History of Latvia

The history of Latvia began around 9000 BC with the end of the last glacial period in northern Europe.

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History of Lithuania

The history of Lithuania dates back to settlements founded many thousands of years ago, but the first written record of the name for the country dates back to 1009 AD.

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History of the Soviet Union (1982–91)

The history of the Soviet Union from 1982 through 1991 spans the period from Leonid Brezhnev's death and funeral until the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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Human chain

A human chain is a form of demonstration in which people link their arms as a show of political solidarity.

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Independent Royalist Party of Estonia

The Independent Royalist Party of Estonia (Sõltumatud Kuningriiklased) was a frivolous political party (now defunct) in early post-Soviet Estonia.

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Index of Lithuania-related articles

The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to Lithuania.

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Ingrid Lukas

Ingrid Lukas (born 20 August 1984 in Tallinn, Estonia) is an Estonian singer-songwriter, pianist and composer, residing in Switzerland.

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January Events (Lithuania)

The January Events (Sausio įvykiai) took place in Lithuania between 11 and 13 January 1991 in the aftermath of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania.

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Joint issue

A joint issue is the release of stamps or postal stationery by two or more countries to commemorate the same topic, event or person.

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Latvian partisans

Latvian national partisans were the Latvian national partisans who waged guerrilla warfare against Soviet rule during and after Second World War.

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List of largest peaceful gatherings

This is a list of the largest historic peaceful gatherings of people in one place for a single event.

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List of Latvian films

A list of films produced in Latvia since 1991.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.

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Memory of the World Register – Europe and North America

The first inscriptions on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register were made in 1997.

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Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact

The Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, also known as the Nazi–Soviet Pact,Charles Peters (2005), Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World, New York: PublicAffairs, Ch.

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Nonviolent revolution

A nonviolent revolution is a revolution using mostly campaigns with civil resistance, including various forms of nonviolent protest, to bring about the departure of governments seen as entrenched and authoritarian.

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Occupation of the Baltic states

The occupation of the Baltic states involved the military occupation of the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—by the Soviet Union under the auspices of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact in June 1940 followed by their incorporation into the USSR as constituent republics in August 1940 - most Western powers never recognised this incorporation.

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Popular Front of Estonia

The Popular Front of Estonia (Rahvarinne), introduced to the public by the Estonian politician Edgar Savisaar under the short-lived name Popular Front for the Support of Perestroika, was a political organisation in Estonia in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Sąjūdis

Sąjūdis ("Movement"), initially known as the Reform Movement of Lithuania (Lietuvos Persitvarkymo Sąjūdis), is the political organisation which led the struggle for Lithuanian independence in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Singing Revolution

The Singing Revolution is a commonly used name for events between 1987 and 1991 that led to the restoration of the independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940

The Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940 refers, according to the European Court of Human Rights,European Court of Human Rights cases on Occupation of Baltic States the Government of Latvia, at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia the United States Department of State, at state.gov and the European Union, by EU to the military occupation of the Republic of Latvia by the Soviet Union ostensibly under the provisions of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact with Nazi Germany.

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The Baltics Are Waking Up

The Baltics Are Waking Up! (Bunda jau Baltija, Atmostas Baltija, Ärgake, Baltimaad) is a trilingual song composed for the occasion of the Baltic Way, a large demonstration against the Soviet Union and for independence of the Baltic States in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact.

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The Barricades

The Barricades (Barikādes) were a series of confrontations between Latvia and forces loyal to the Soviet Union in January 1991 which took place mainly in Riga.

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Timeline of Estonian history

This is a timeline of Estonian history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Estonia and its predecessor states.

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Timeline of Russian history

This is a timeline of Russian history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Russia and its predecessor states.

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Viesturs Koziols

Viesturs Koziols (born 24 August 1963, Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian real estate developer, media and sports entrepreneur, photographer, patron of arts, political and public figure.

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100th Anniversary of the Estonian Republic

The 100th Anniversary of the Estonian Republic (or more commonly used Estonia 100) is an official government program for the celebration of the Republic of Estonia's 100th anniversary.

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1989

1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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2014 Baltic Chain Tour

The 2014 Baltic Chain Tour was the fourth modern edition of the Baltic Chain Tour road cycling race.

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228 Hand-in-Hand rally

The 228 Hand-in-Hand rally was a demonstration in the form of a human chain held in Taiwan on 28 February 2004, the 57th anniversary of the February 28 Incident.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltic_Way

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