On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of those events, our historian-in-residence, Kārlis Sils, has prepared a quiz, which you can use to test your knowledge and maybe even learn something new in the process.
Quiz: How much do you know about the events of the Latvian Barricades?
In January 1991 people flowed into the capitals of the Baltic states and erected makeshift barricades around strategic locations like the parliament and the national radio station to protect them against Soviet troops who wanted to crush the Baltic nations' independence.
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