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Cultural autonomy for Russian community would separate East-Viru county

Saturday, September 29, 2018

The idea to give cultural autonomy to the Russian-speaking community of Estonia, floated by MEP Yana Toom from the ruling Center Party, would lead to the separation of East-Viru county from the rest of Estonia and cannot be supported, opposition Reform Party MP Kristen Michal said on Thursday. Describing the proposal of Toom as being in the style of the 1990s and the Interfront movement that opposed Estonia’s independence, Michal…