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  • Narva battle 1700

    Narva battle was one of the largest military encounters in the Northern War which postponed the invasion of the Russian troops to Estonia and Livonia for some years and forced to start with its extensive reforms in Russia more eagerly than Peter … Continue reading

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  • Denmark's rule in Estonia

    Denmark never ruled all of Estonia, but during the XIII-XVII centuries, it had hold over areas in Northern and Western Estonia and also over the islands in Western Estonia. It can be said that there has been three Danish eras in Estonia, the first one lasting for a very short period of time: from … Continue reading

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  • The Republic of Estonia in 1918-1940: the Molotv-Ribbentrop Pact and Soviet bases in Estonia

    On August 23, 1939, the Treaty of Non-Aggression between Germany and the Soviet Union was signed, treaty that became also known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, and with what these two countries divided the Eastern Europe among themselves. This deal can be seen as the final step on the road towards … Continue reading

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  • Reformation in Livonia

    Reformation is considered often the event finishing the middle age and starting the new age in the European history. As a result of the latter the current religiously catholic Europe was divided into two parts: the Protestantism generally won in Northern Europe, in the south the Catholic Church … Continue reading

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