This monument in Freedom Square, Talinn was conceived in 1919, during the war of independence from Russia. However, due to later annexation byNazi Germany and then the Soviet Union was not able to be built until 2009.
Given the current situation in nearby Ukraine involving Russia again! This seems an apt monument to share. We took this on our trip to Estonia in 2011
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