Baltic States


Baltic StatesThe Baltic States include the nations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The three nations have been unbiased from 1918 till 1940. Then, the Soviet Union took them over and made them a part of that nation. In 1991, every of the three Baltic States broke away from the Soviet Union and have become an unbiased nation once more.

Earlier than 1918, the Baltic States had been dominated by the Danes, Swedes, Poles, Germans, and Russians. However Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania every stored its personal language, literature, and traditions.The three nations have been a part of the Russian czar’s empire when World Warfare I started in 1914. In 1917, the Russian Revolution ended the czar’s rule. The Baltic States demanded their independence. They turned freed from Russian rule in 1918.

In 1922, the Soviet Union was shaped underneath Russia’s management. In 1939, the Soviet Union demanded army bases within the Baltic States. The three nations allowed the bases. Soviet forces occupied the three nations in 1940 and made them part of the Soviet Union. German troops invaded the Baltic States in 1941, throughout World Warfare II. Nevertheless, the Germans have been pushed out by the Soviets in 1944 and 1945. Till 1991, the area remained part of the Soviet Union. In September 1991, all three nations turned unbiased. In December of that yr, the Soviet Union was dissolved.

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