Ilves, Berzins attend Battle of Cesis/ Vonnu celebrations
- From wire reports
RIGA - On Sunday, June 22, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves visited Cesis in Latvia, where he attended the 95th anniversary celebrations of the Cesis/Vonnu Battle with his Latvian counterpart Andris Berzins, reports LETA. The event was to celebrate the anniversary of the Vonnu Battle, which was won by combined Estonian and Latvian forces. The battle was significant. At the end of World War I, Estonia was engaged in its War of Independence against two former major powers. At the time of the Armistice on Nov. 11, 1918, the Estonian Provisional Government was forced to defend its dec...
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