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Estonian government collapses over corruption investigation

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Estonia’s prime minister has resigned after police and prosecutors launched an investigation into an alleged corruption scandal involving his left-leaning Centre party related to a property development. Jüri Ratas, the prime minister since 2016, handed his resignation letter to the president on Wednesday, local media reported, bringing down the centre-right coalition government he heads that also includes a far-right party. “The suspicion expressed by the public prosecutor’s office … does…