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Protest campaign against construction of the Daugavpils HPP in 1986-1987

Artūrs Snips and Dainis Īvāns - initiators of the protest campaign against construction of the Daugavpils hydroelectric power station in 1986. Author: Gunārs Janaitis.

Location

Languages

  • Latvian
  • Russian

Name of collection

  • Protest letters and other materials against construction of the Daugavpils HPP (1986-1987)

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

  • The protest campaign against the construction of the Daugavpils hydroelectric station in 1986-1987 was the first issue during perestroika in Latvia to involve the wider public, especially the intelligentsia, and it is considered to be the first step on the path that led to the mass movement for the restoration of national independence. 

Content

  • other: 10-99

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • regional

Date of founding

  • 1986

Collector(s)

  • Janaitis, Gunārs
  • Lasmane, Daina

Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • visits by appointments

Part of network

Author(s) of this page

  • Bleiere, Daina

References

Janaitis, Gunārs, interview by Bleiere, Daina , August 15, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Lasmane, Daina, interview by Bleiere, Daina , July 24, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Rutka, Daina, interview by Bleiere, Daina , July 20, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Īvāns, Dainis, interview by Bleiere, Daina , August 18, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Gailis, Zigmārs, interview by Bleiere, Daina , July 20, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2018-03-07 16:01:36