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Estonia joins the far-right club – POLITICO
On 15 April, Estonias parliament voted against the Reform Partys coalition attempt, with 45 MPs voting in favor, 53 voting against, 2 abstentions, and 1 absent. On 17 April, Estonias parliament approved the proposed coalition between Centre, EKRE and Isamaa, with a vote of 55–44, giving Jüri Ratas the chance to form a government.
Conservative People’s Party of Estonia Faction - Riigikogu
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Conservative Peoples Party of Estonia - Wikipedia
The Estonian Conservative People’s Party is a national conservative party that is founded on the idea of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia and on the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia, and unites the people who stand for the nation state, the traditional values of society, and democratic principles.
Three Estonian parties, including far-right EKRE, agree on
37 Auers and Kasekamp, “Explaining the Electoral Failure of Extreme-Right Parties in Estonia and Latvia,” 241–254. 38 EKRE engulfed the predominantly rural electorate in the southern and western districts who used to opt for the People’s Union in the past. In the 2015 elections, EKRE was the third strongest party in the western district
Estonia’s interior minister: Let our gays run to Sweden
EKRE now holds 19 of 101 seats in Estonia’s parliament. Since the formation of Estonia’s new government in April 2019, EKRE has been the dominant coalition partner, forcing its political agenda through skillful manipulation of public opinion. This strong posture has created conflicts domestically and at …
Rise of EU’s MOST EXTREME populist group sends SHOCKWAVES
However, EKRE seems to question the core belief of Estonia’s European policy – namely, that a strong and well-functioning EU is vital to the country’s interests. This belief is reflected in the latest Eurobarometer survey, which finds that 69 percent of Estonian citizens support EU membership.
Estonia: How boom-time Baltic republic embraced far right
“EKRE definitely shares the same conviction of most other Estonian parties that Russia is a potential threat to Estonian security and independence,” said Martin Mölder, a researcher at Tartu University’s Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies. The tiny Baltic nation has long been fiercely anti-Russian.
Rise of EU’s MOST EXTREME populist group sends …
Estonia ranks near the top, 11th out of 180 countries, on Reporters Without Borders global press freedom index.Some fear this may soon change. Yet EKREs impact on politics is still limited
Estonia general election: Opposition party beats Centre
The 36-page coalition plan includes some of EKRE’s strict immigration polices and pledges Estonia will not take in any refugees as part of a European Union-wide quota.