Ilus Eesti, beautiful Estonia. My family's homeland. Estonia's countryside and people have an endearing gentleness about them which you fall in love with slowly and imperceptibly. I have nothing but respect and admiration for Estonians' courage and determination to survive despite centuries of repression, tyranny and foreign occupation. This blog aims to promote Estonian news, history and culture and seeks to enlighten readers about everything this unique country has to offer.
Saturday, 2 February 2019
An important day in Estonian history
On this day 99 years ago, the historic Treaty Of Tartu was signed between the Republic of Estonia and Soviet Russia. The treaty ended the Estonian War of Independence and allowed for the young Estonian state to be recognised 'de jure' internationally.