“30 years later, the human chain that ‘unshackled’ the Baltic nations still matters”
“That August day 30 years ago, Dainius Vaičekonis joined hands with almost 2 million people in what was then the longest human chain in history, a mass demonstration that brought the Baltic countries closer to freedom after 50 years of communist rule. Today, it offers a relevant, nonviolent template for pro-democracy groups fighting for human rights.”
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*This story originally appeared on Public Radio International.*