1991 - ... Restored Independance - timeline

Latvia and Estonia - restored independence.

August 31, 1994
Russia is finishing withdrawing its troops from the Baltic states

Maskavā tiek parakstīts līgums par Krievijas karaspēka izvešanu no Latvijas līdz 31.augustam.

Estonia and Latvia joins the EU and NATO

Along with the restoration of independence, Latvia began to develop relations with Western countries.  Estonia and Latvia became a NATO member state on March 29, 2004, and, after a referendum, a European Union member state on May 1.