Estonia makes nice, lays wreath at Soviet memorial
The government was hoping the gesture would begin a process of reconciliation between ethnic Estonians and Russian-speakers, 10 days after Estonia was hit by riots over the decision to move the Bronze Soldier statue from downtown Tallinn to a cemetery outside the city center...
''For many, the end of World War II means the victory of freedom over tyranny, and for many it means one violent regime was replaced by another,'' Estonia's government, president and parliament said in a joint statement.
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