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An open discussion on the issue of the preservation and development of Patarei sea fortress

22.01.2018

The Cultural Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Estonia held an open discussion on the issue of the preservation and development of Patarei sea fortress, used by the totalitarian regimes of the XX century as a prison. The Institute was represented in the discussion by Researcher-Curator Martin Andreller The Estonian Institute of Historical Memory is actively developing the project to establish an international museum and research centre of communist crimes in the Patarei building complex.

More information in the press release of the Parliament of Estonia (Estonian).



Estonian Institute of Historical Memory


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  • August 6, 1940 - Estonia became a part of Soviet Union
  • From June 1940 until August 1941, more than 7000 Estonian citizens were arrested

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