Posts tagged as Estonian War of Independence

Kaljulaid commemorates nation-building Estonian War of Independence

Thursday, November 29, 2018

On the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Estonian War of Independence, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid reminded that the victorious fight for the nation’s independence had been initially considered a lost cause by the general public. Estonian public broadcaster ERR reported that the anniversary was on Wednesday, Thursday 28. The President visited the monument to the Battle of Riigiküla in Ida-Viru County. Kaljulaid stated in an address: «The beginning…

Estonia: Narva to rename 2 streets to drop names of revolutionaries

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Two streets in the Russian-speaking border city Narva named after early 20th century Communist revolutionaries Albert-August Tiimann and Ansis Daumanis (Ants Dauman) are about to get new names, the news portal of public broadcaster ERR said. The city of Narva has decided to rename Tiimann Street as Soldina Street and Dauman Street as Koidu Street. Albert-August Tiimann was an Estonian Communist who in 1918-1919 served as chairman of the executive…