Estonia removes symbols of repression and occupation. All Soviet monuments are disappearing from the public space

The related works started on Tuesday morning with the removal of the controversial monument to the Soviet T-34 tank from the city of Narva in the eastern part of the country, mostly inhabited by Russian-speaking people. It was transported to the Estonian War Museum.

‚ÄúSoviet monuments of historical value will not be dismantled, but transferred to the museum. We try to keep as much as possible so that future generations can learn from these painful lessons “

– wrote the prime minister.

The err portal reports that there are between 200 and 400 communist monuments in Estonia. By mid-November, 69 monuments glorifying the Soviet regime are also to be dismantled in neighboring Latvia.

Source:, PAP

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