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Memorial to the 1991 battle for freedom

On the little pyramid you find the names of eight people killed while defending the barricades... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
kattullus
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Stockholm, Sweden
A poignant memorial which remembers some very recent history from 1991

A poignant memorial which remembers some very recent history from 1991. Latvia had declared its... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
WW_Traveller023
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Sydney, Australia
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Oct 9, 2018
“Memorial to the 1991 battle for freedom”
Jul 4, 2018
“A poignant memorial which remembers some very recent history from 1991”
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Klostera iela 17 | Östlich von der Kirche, Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

On the little pyramid you find the names of eight people killed while defending the barricades against the Soviets.

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

A poignant memorial which remembers some very recent history from 1991. Latvia had declared its independence from the USSR and they feared that the Soviets would retake Latvia by force. They were right, and so the Latvian government called upon its citizens to man the...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Check out the recent history of Riga first so you understand the resistance the city assembled to repel the Russians at the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. A call was put out to the entire country to bring whatever they could to barricade...More

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