Dedicated to the 100 million victims of communism worldwide.
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Became a symbolic hero of Latvian resistance to Soviet occupation
Noviks was the most notorious overseer of Soviet state terror in Latvia.
Idealist who became a staunch supprter of national liberation

The self-realization of the Latvians as a nation began in the nineteenth century as part of emancipation, modernization and national renaissance all over Europe. Still indentured to their German landlords at the beginning of the century, the Latvians had at least partly freed themselves from the economic and social control of the land-owning German gentry and had disengaged from German cultural paternalism as the twentieth century dawned.

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Location:  Northeastern Europe
Capital:  Riga
Communist Rule:  1940-1941 / 1944-1990
Status:  06.09.91 - independence recognized
Victims of Communism: