Disinfo: Estonia is not a sovereign state

Summary

The Estonian political party Isamaa is pure crypto-fascists, who laid the theoretical basis of radical Estonian nationalism and paved the way for more radical structures, such as EKRE.

Estonia is not a sovereign state, so there will be as much Nazism as people will allow.

Disproof

Recurrent pro-Kremlin narrative, questioning the sovereignty of Estonia. Similar cases can be studied here.

There is no Nazi party in Estonia and but accusations like these are common in pro-Kremlin media.

The homepage of Isamaa party reads: "Estonia is a country, where no obstacles are created for any people or culture. We support the aspirations of all peoples for self-determination, and especially assist our kindred peoples in their endeavours to maintain and protect their cultures. In Estonia, every ethnic group has the right to its culture, while also honouring the Estonian language as the state language."

Estonia is a sovereign state.

 

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 145
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/04/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Estonia
  • Keywords: Nazi/Fascist

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