Baltic states mark anniversary of human chain





Baltic states have marked the 20th anniversary of the day two million people joined hands against Soviet rule.

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania held a 375-miles relay race to remember the Baltic Way human chain.

The Baltic human chain was organised on August 23, 1989 amid a drive to restore independence from Moscow.

It saw two million people from a total population of seven million in the three states hold hands in an act of solidarity and defiance.



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