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Estonia unveils monument to Russia's late President Boris Yeltsin

23.08.2013 | Source:

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Estonia unveils monument to Russia's late President Boris Yeltsin. 50952.jpeg

In Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, a monument in honor of the first president of Russia Boris Yeltsin was unveiled on Thursday, August 22. The independence of the Baltic States was recognized under Boris Yeltsin's presidency.

The Speaker of the Estonian Parliament Ene Ergma called Yeltsin "one of the most prominent public figures and politicians of the last decade of the last century."

Minister of Education of Estonia, Jaak Aaviksoo, Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar, former president of the republic, Arnold Ruutel, and Naina Yeltsin, the widow of the late president, were also present at the ceremony. 

 

 

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