On August 23, 1989 approximately two million people joined their hands to form a human chain spanning over 600 kilometres (370 mi). Where did it happen?

in Argentina
in Berlin
in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
in Beijing
The demon­stra­tion called The Baltic Way marked the 50th an­niver­sary of the Molo­tov–Ribben­trop Pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany (which divided Eastern Europe into spheres of in­flu­ence and led to the oc­cu­pa­tion of the Baltic states in 1940). The chain con­nect­ed the three Baltic capitals – Vilnius, Riga, and Tallinn. Video footage taken from air­planes and he­li­copters showed an almost con­tin­u­ous line of people across the coun­try­side. Few months later all three re­publics declared in­de­pen­dence.

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in Argentina
in Berlin
in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
in Beijing
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flagBelgium
0%
14%
85%
0%
14
flagLithuania
0%
11%
83%
5%
18
flagSpain
0%
16%
80%
3%
30
flagItaly
3%
18%
69%
9%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
5%
17%
62%
13%
321
flagCanada
5%
24%
62%
8%
37
flagAustria
13%
13%
60%
13%
15
flagPoland
7%
24%
59%
9%
12172
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
13%
59%
16%
37
flagFrance
13%
13%
59%
13%
22
flagGermany
5%
22%
58%
12%
165
flagRussia
5%
17%
58%
17%
17
flagSweden
0%
31%
57%
10%
19
flagthe United States
3%
27%
55%
10%
202
flagthe Netherlands
7%
23%
55%
7%
38
flagUnknown
8%
30%
52%
7%
561
flagNorway
8%
20%
52%
20%
25
flagUkraine
0%
41%
52%
5%
17
flagIndia
5%
35%
50%
10%
20
flagDenmark
0%
43%
43%
12%
16

Gender

men59%
women52%
in Argentina
7%
8%
in Berlin
24%
29%
in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
59%
52%
in Beijing
8%
9%

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