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- Editorial: Estonians choose freedomOpinionYesterday, Republic of Estonia celebrated its 98th anniversary. Quite an age, while we will have to admit that though old in a sense we're still rather young as of the 98 years we have managed to be free for less than a half. As penned by a Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev: slavery is easy and freedom is hard, and for that very reason nations often opt for the former. Even so, in the 20th century Estonians did twice clearly declare that they desire to be free and it is vital in the future to stay true to that choice.
- Nestor: Estonians never lost their spirit of resistanceLocal NewsOn Monday morning, the President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor met the students of Tallinn School No 21 who had hoisted the Estonian flag on top of Tall Hermann tower on Resistance Struggle Day. He reminded the young people that the Estonian nation never lost their spirit of resistance while living under foreign rule.
- Ilves: the withdrawal of Russian troops from Estonia was our first priorityLocal NewsWhat's happening today in Ukraine only serves to prove how important it was to get the occupying Russian troops withdrawn from Estonia and how correct our behaviour was, said the President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, today at a rally to recall the withdrawal of Russian troops from Estonia on 31 August 1994.
- Editorial: Estonia, my very own!Opinion«At long last I may breathe easy. I made it. My life is in me still. I’ve got my Estonia, my very own and free!» Just some lines from a documentary novel, written as a diary by Heino Kiik and published in 2007, called «The Joys of Breaking Free» (Vabanemise rõõmud). Penned in August 20th 1991 – 23 years ago.