Estonia's Singing Revolution (1986-1991) eju redento

Estonia is a country in Northern Europe, borders the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland.
Many People celebrating the whole thing in the festival

Where was the struggle?

The struggle occurred on 1985-1991 in Estonia that led to the restoration of the independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.
The Map of Estonia

Who were involved in the Struggle.

The struggle was between the Estonians and the Soviet Union because many Estonians were struggling to stop themselves from going to the Soviet Union.

Location of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics of the Soviet Union

What type of struggle was it and what methods were used.

The Soviet Union came and conquered Estonia and its Batlic Nazi Germany then occupied the Baltic republics as part of its invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, but the Soviets reoccupied them as the tide of the war turned three years later which was a result of this action.

A picture from The Hitler-Stalin Pact that occurred 1939.

What caused the Singing Revolution?

The Estonians wanted independence as a country which resulted in them raising the banned Estonian flag by the soviets while gathering en masse and singing banned patriotic songs, the movement eventually gained support of the republic’s ruling Communist Party in defying Moscow and were faced down Soviet tanks and after successfully declared Estonian independence.

How successful was the struggle?

It wasn't that successful because it was a non violent singing since its successful independence struggle estonia has maintained a parliamentary democracy, primarily under the leadership of center-right parties. In 2004 the country joined NATO and became a full member state of the European Union. Initial restrictions on linguistic rights of the ethnic Russian minority were relaxed in 2001, though some tensions between the two communities and with Russia itself remain.

The Singing Revolution Movie.

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