Independence Day of Latvia

Independence Day of Latvia: November 18th

November 18th is the Independence Day of the Republic of Latvia.

On this day of 1918, Latvia became independent of the Russian Empire, but was occupied again by the Soviet Union in 1940.

The following year, 1941, it was occupied by Germany and again by the Soviet Union in 1944.

With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, he resumed independence again.

The Republic of Latvia is a country with a capital in Riga, which faces the Baltic Sea in northern Europe.

It’s one of the “Baltic States” with Estonia in the north and Lithuania in the south, and borders Russia in the east and Belarus in the southeast.

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