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Baltic States

Baltic States  

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(1934)A mutual defence pact between Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Soon after World War I there were negotiations for an alliance between all the countries which had recently broken away from the ...
Commonwealth of Independent States

Commonwealth of Independent States  

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(CIS)A confederation of independent states, formerly among the constituent republics of the Soviet Union, established in 1991 following a summit in the Belorussian city of Brest at which the USSR was ...
Knights of the Sword

Knights of the Sword  

The military-religious order of the Fratres milicie Christi de Livonia was founded in 1202 to protect the Missions and converted populations of Livonia and Latvia. The knights' emblem was a ...
Latvia

Latvia  

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A country lying on the shores of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga. It borders on Estonia to the north, Russia to the east, and Lithuania to the south.Physical.Latvia is generally flat, though ...
Mai-Ester Murdmaa

Mai-Ester Murdmaa  

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(born 31 March 1938 in Tallinn), Estonian ballet dancer and choreographer. Murdmaa completed her studies at the Tallinn Ballet School in 1956 and began to dance with the Estonia Ballet ...
missions

missions  

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In a domestic context, were courses of sermons and services to supplement ordinary parochial catechesis, given by specially trained teams of priests. Originating in the Counter‐Reformation, they ...

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