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Riigikogu

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The Riigikogu (from riigi-, of the state, and kogu, assembly) is the unicameral parliament of Estonia. [1]

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Andres Herkel

Andres Herkel (born 14 August 1962 in Tallinn) is an Estonian politician and intellectual.

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Arnold Rüütel

Arnold Rüütel OIH (born 10 May 1928) served as the last Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR from April 8, 1983, to March 29, 1990, Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR (from May 8, 1990: Supreme Council of the Republic of Estonia) from March 29, 1990, to October 6, 1992, and was the third President of Estonia from October 8, 2001, to October 9, 2006.

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August Rei

August Rei VR III/1 (– 29 March 1963) was an Estonian Social Democratic politician.

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Chamber of Deputies

The chamber of deputies is the legislative body such as the lower house of a bicameral legislature, or also a unicameral legislature.

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Conservative People's Party of Estonia

The Conservative People's Party of Estonia (Eesti Konservatiivne Rahvaerakond, EKRE) is a national conservative political party in Estonia.

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Constitution of Estonia

The Constitution of Estonia is the fundamental law of the Republic of Estonia and establishes the state order as that of a democratic republic where the supreme power is vested in its citizens.

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D'Hondt method

The D'Hondt method or the Jefferson method is a highest averages method for allocating seats, and is thus a type of party-list proportional representation.

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Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.

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Eesti Rahvusringhääling

Eesti Rahvusringhääling (ERR) – Estonian Public Broadcasting – is a publicly funded radio and television organisation created in Estonia on 1 June 2007 to take over the functions of the formerly separate Eesti Raadio (ER) (Estonian Radio) and Eesti Televisioon (ETV) (Estonian Television), under the terms of the Estonian National Broadcasting Act.

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Eiki Nestor

Eiki Nestor (born 5 September 1953 in Tallinn) is an Estonian politician, member of the Social Democratic Party.

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Ene Ergma

Ene Ergma (born 29 February 1944, in Rakvere) is an Estonian politician, a member of the Riigikogu (Estonian parliament), and scientist.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

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Estonian Centre Party

The Estonian Centre Party (Eesti Keskerakond) is a centrist, social-liberal, and populist political party in Estonia.

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Estonian Constituent Assembly election, 1919

The Estonian Constituent Assembly (Asutav kogu) was elected on 5–7 April 1919, called by the Estonian Provisional Government during the Estonian War of Independence.

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Estonian Free Party

The Estonian Free Party (Eesti Vabaerakond) is an Estonian centre-right political party founded in 2014.

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Estonian Greens

Estonian Greens (Erakond Eestimaa Rohelised) is an Estonian green political party.

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Estonian Independence Party

The Estonian Independence Party (Eesti Iseseisvuspartei, EIP) is a far-right political party in Estonia.

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Estonian parliamentary election, 2015

Parliamentary elections were held in Estonia on 1 March 2015.

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Estonian parliamentary election, 2019

Parliamentary elections will be held in Estonia on 3 March 2019.

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Estonian Provincial Assembly election, 1917

The Estonian Provincial Assembly (Maapäev) was elected after the February Revolution in 1917 as the national diet of the Autonomous Governorate of Estonia in Russian Empire.

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Estonian Reform Party

The Estonian Reform Party (Eesti Reformierakond) is a liberal political party in Estonia.

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Estonian United Left Party

The Estonian United Left Party (Eestimaa Ühendatud Vasakpartei, Объединённая левая партия Эстонии, Ob'edinënnaja levaja partija Estonii) is a political party in Estonia.

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Helir-Valdor Seeder

Helir-Valdor Seeder (born 7 September 1964) is an Estonian politician.

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.

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Jaan Tõnisson

Jaan Tõnisson (near Tänassilma – 1941?, in Tallinn?) was an Estonian statesman, serving as the Prime Minister of Estonia twice during 1919 to 1920, as State Elder (head of state and government) from 1927 to 1928 and in 1933, and as Foreign Minister of Estonia from 1931 to 1932.

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Jüri Ratas

Jüri Ratas (born 2 July 1978, in Tallinn) is an Estonian politician who is the current leader of the Centre Party and the Prime Minister of Estonia.

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Jüri Ratas' cabinet

Jüri Ratas' cabinet is the incumbent cabinet of Estonia, in office since 23 November 2016.

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Jüri Uluots

Jüri Uluots (13 January 1890 – 9 January 1945) was an Estonian prime minister, journalist, prominent attorney and distinguished Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu.

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Jevgeni Ossinovski

Jevgeni Ossinovski (born 15 March 1986, in Kohtla-Järve, Estonia) is an Estonian politician and the current leader of the Estonian Social Democratic Party.

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Juhan Kukk

Juhan (Johann) Kukk VR III/1 (in Käru, Salla Parish (now in Rakke Parish), Viru County, Estonia – 4 December 1942 in Kargopol, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Soviet Union) was an Estonian politician.

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Kaarel Eenpalu

Kaarel Eenpalu (until 1935 named Karl August Einbund) (in Paju talu, Vesneri Parish, Tartu County, Estonia, Russian Empire – 27/28 January 1942, Kirov Oblast, Russia, USSR) was an Estonian journalist, politician and head of state.

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Kaja Kallas

Kaja Kallas (born 18 June 1977) is an Estonian politician, Chairwoman of the Reform Party and Member of the European Parliament (MEP), part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe.

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Konstantin Päts

Konstantin Päts (– 18 January 1956) was the most influential politician of interwar Estonia, and served five times as the country's head of state.

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List of Chairmen of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic

The Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic was the presiding officer of that assembly.

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List of members of the Riigikogu

This is a list of the members of the Riigikogu, following the 2015 election.

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Mart Helme

Mart Helme (born 31 October 1949 in Pärnu) is an Estonian politician and chairman of the national conservative Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE) since April 13, 2013.

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Mihkel Pung

Mihkel Pung (in 11 October 1941 in, Sverdlovsk Oblast) was an Estonian politician and a former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia and Speaker of the National Council (upper chamber) from 21 April 1938 to 5 July 1940.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Occupation of the Baltic states

The occupation of the Baltic states involved the military occupation of the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—by the Soviet Union under the auspices of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact in June 1940 followed by their incorporation into the USSR as constituent republics in August 1940 - most Western powers never recognised this incorporation.

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Otto Strandman

Otto August Strandman (– 5 February 1941) was an Estonian politician, who served as Prime Minister (1919) and State Elder of Estonia (1929–1931).

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Parliament

In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government.

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Party-list proportional representation

Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected (e.g., elections to parliament) through allocations to an electoral list.

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President of Estonia

The President of the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariigi President) is the head of state of the Republic of Estonia.

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Prime Minister of Estonia

The Prime Minister of Estonia (Estonian: Eesti Vabariigi peaminister, literally translated as Head Minister of Estonia) is the head of government of the Republic of Estonia.

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Pro Patria (Estonian political party)

Pro Patria (Isamaa) is a conservative political party in Estonia.

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Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

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Representation (politics)

In the common view, political representation is assumed to refer only to the political activities undertaken, in representative democracies, by citizens elected to political office on behalf of their fellow citizens who do not hold political office.

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Social Democratic Party (Estonia)

The Social Democratic Party (Sotsiaaldemokraatlik Erakond, SDE) is a social-democratic political party in Estonia, currently led by Jevgeni Ossinovski.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Supreme Court of Estonia

The Supreme Court of Estonia (Riigikohus) is the court of last resort in Estonia.

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Tallinn

Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

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Toomas Savi

Toomas Savi (born 30 December 1942 in Tartu, Estonia) is an Estonian politician and in 2004-2009 was a Member of the European Parliament for the Estonian Reform Party, part of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party.

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Toompea

Toompea (from Domberg, "Cathedral Hill") is a limestone hill in the central part of the city of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

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Toompea Castle

Toompea Castle (Toompea loss) (Castrum Danorum) is a castle on Toompea hill in the central part of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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Estonian Parliament, Estonian parliament, Parliament of Estonia, Riiginõukogu, Riigivolikogu, State Council of Estonia.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riigikogu

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