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Memoclip: "Baltic Singing Revolution - Human Chain"
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Event date 23/08/1989
Short description This memoclip illustrates the human chain trough the three baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Soviet Republics at that time) in August 1989. Kindly note the copyright restriction!
Duration 01:04
Reference 94185
Background The Baltic Way was a peaceful demonstration that occurred on August 23, 1989. Approximately two million people formed a human chain spanning over 600 kilometres across the three Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia and
Lithuanian - republics of the Soviet Union at this time). It marked the 50th anniversary of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. This demonstration was one of the longest unbroken human
chains in history. The human chain helped to publicise the Baltic cause around the world and was a step to the independance of the baltic states.
Production format Pre-edited
Format 16:9
Copyright ITN Source The footage can be used for broadcast during one year (starting from the 25th of June 2013) to illustrate the opening of the Baltic Way Corridor at the European Parliament in Brussels. For any further use contact : ITN SOURCE C/O THOMSON REUTERS 6/8 BOULEVARD HAUSMANN 75009 PARIS FRANCE WWW.ITNSOURCE.COM
Filename ebs94185[LO-VI].mp4
Location Estonia; Latvia; Lithuanian
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