The Latvian National Council declares Latvia an independent state, and a civil war in the county breaks out.
A peace treaty with Soviet Russia ends the civil war in the country.
Latvia is invaded by Soviet troops, leading to Latvia being integrated into the Soviet Union.
Full independence is gained and Latvia is admitted to the United Nations.
The Council of Europe admits Latvia into the international organization.
Latvia is admitted to NATO and is one of 10 new states to join the European Union.
Latvia joins the Eurozone on January 1. Its currency switches from the Lats to the Euro.