Russian culture in Estonia

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  • Historical connections

    Compared with their homeland, Estonia has always been a rather more liberal place for Russians to live in. As early as in the 17th century ...
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  • The Russian community in Estonia

    The Russian community in Estonia has developed over several centuries: according to the 1897 consensus, it constituted 4.7 per cent of the Estonian population ...
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  • The impact of the Soviet occupation

    After establishing the Soviet power, the new authorities started forcefully to merge both the local Russian and Estonian culture into one homogeneous culture of ‘Soviet ...
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  • Russian culture in Estonia today — old and new, everyday and elevated

    After Estonia regained independence, Russian cultural associations were established as well. The largest of them — Union of Slavonic and Charitable Societies in Estonia — had been ...
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