Reform Party Clinches Narrow Victory

  • 2015-03-04
  • Richard Martyn-Hemphill
TARTU - Estonia’s Reform Party won a narrow victory in this year’s elections for the Riigikogu (the Estonian Parliament) on Sunday, securing three more seats than the biggest opposition party, the Centre Party, who have ties to the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s political party, United Russia. Worldwide attention had focused closely in the run up to the elections on the possibility that the Centre Party, described by some as “pro-Russia”, and which is led by the characterful and controversial mayor of Tallinn, Edgar Savissaar, could win the electio...
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