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Livs – coast dwellers

Many centuries ago the Livs settled on the Courlandian Cape and in the region between the left basin of the Daugava River and southern Estonia. However in the XX century we can find their settlements only on the northern outskirts of Courland in the Latvian Republic. The range of the ...

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Orthodox Estonians – Seto

The southernmost tip of Estonia and the borderland of Russia form the country of Setomaa. This region is characterized by ethnic and religious distinctiveness. It is inhabited by Orthodox Estonians – Seto, Russians and also some Lutherans which came from Estonia’s north. Close proximity of Latvia causes this region to ...

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