Estonian far right marches through Tallinn on Independence DayComments
The Estonian far-right marched through the capital city of Tallinn on Sunday night to celebrate the country's Independence Day.
A torchlight procession was organised by the far-right party Estonian Conservative People's Party (EKRE), which is polled to have the support of around 20 % of Estonian voters. Extremist groups like the anti-immigration Soldiers of Odin took part in the procession.
A recent study from the European Council on Foreign Relations referred to EKRE a "nationalist, xenophobic, anti-liberal, and Eurosceptic" party.
Estonia is preparing for parliamentary elections, scheduled for 3 March 2019. If the party wins 20% of the vote like the polls suggest, it may become the country's third political force.
Their banners read "Eesti eest", meaning "For Estonia".