Restored Freedom Monument unveiled in Riga

  • 2017-10-26
  • LETA/TBT Staff
Each individual’s achievements, knowledge and day-to-day work is what makes the foundation of a strong state, President Raimonds Vejonis said as he unveiled the landmark Freedom Monument in the center of Riga. In his speech at the ceremony, President Vejonis mentioned Konstantins Pupurs, a man who 30 years ago arrived at the Freedom Monument with Latvia’s national flag in his hands, starting a chain of events that resulted in the restoration of Latvia’s independence. It is essential to remember these brave people as they are part of Latvia’s histor...
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