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Latvian Monument to Freedom - Latvian Statue of Liberty
Latvian Liberty Statue
Vladimirs Koskins © 2005
The Latvian Liberty Statue - known locally as "Milda" - has stood in Riga since 1935. The monument to freedom is still graced with flowers. It represents anti-Soviet resistance and Latvia's independence between the wars and Latvia's struggle for freedom from the USSR towards the end of the 20th century.