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Estonian Internal Security Service is still investigating five criminal cases on crimes against humanity, committed during Soviet and Nazi occupation


The criminal cases are connected to the deportations of June 1941 and March 1949, killings of forest brothers, crimes of the Nazi occupation, as well as war crimes committed by the Red Army in 1944.

More information in Postimees (Estonian).

Estonian Institute of Historical Memory


  • 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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