On the August 18-20, the Baltic states celebrated the 30th anniversary of a silent protest where the people of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia formed a human chain stretching 595 kilometers across their countries.
The Chain symbolized their resistance to the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact signed some 50 years before and resulting in the inclusion of the Baltics into the Soviet Union and closed them behind the iron courtain.
The celebrations included a classic car parade that started on the Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania and continued through the cities of Panevezys – Pasvalys – Bauska – Riga – Sigulda – Cēsis – Valmiera – Koni – Karksi-Nuia – Viljandi – Türi – Rapla – and concluded in Estonia’s Tallin.
Below, you will find pictures from Vilnius’s start, with more to follow soon. The pictures are courtesy of Klasika classic car club and its president Egidijus Einoris.