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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flagLithuania
0%
12%
87%
0%
16
flagBelgium
0%
18%
81%
0%
11
flagSpain
0%
15%
80%
3%
26
flagItaly
4%
12%
79%
4%
24
flagSweden
0%
25%
66%
8%
12
flagAustria
16%
8%
66%
8%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
8%
64%
16%
25
flagRussia
9%
9%
63%
18%
11
flagFrance
12%
18%
62%
6%
16
flagGermany
5%
20%
61%
11%
127
flagNorway
5%
22%
61%
11%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
17%
60%
13%
208
flagUkraine
0%
33%
60%
6%
15
flagCanada
8%
29%
58%
4%
24
flagPoland
7%
25%
57%
9%
8199
flagIndia
0%
28%
57%
14%
14
flagthe United States
4%
30%
50%
10%
143
flagthe Netherlands
8%
32%
48%
4%
25

Gender

men60%
women50%
in Argentina
7%
9%
in Berlin
23%
30%
in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
60%
50%
in Beijing
8%
9%

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