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Baltic Way (wikipedia.org)
66 points by ashleshbiradar 45 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments

What's more, is that individuals from Hong Kong are planning to recreate the Baltic Way this Friday night with the Hong Kong Way, totaling 32km https://www.hongkongfp.com/2019/08/19/protesters-call-pro-de...

The biggest event of the "Singing Revolution". 7 months later Lithuania declared independence effectively becoming the first domino to fall. Other nations followed within weeks resulting in collapse of the Soviet Union.

I toured the "Corner House", the Cheka headquarters in Riga a couple weeks ago. After seeing the prison and execution room, it was really moving to hear about the Baltic Way. It was a powerful symbol to the powers of oppression, and incredibly brave.

Another one, more recent: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalan_Way

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