Võidu Square



“On June 21, 1940, the working people of Tallinn staged a mass demonstration here to demand the election of a new government and the restoration of Soviet power.”

– T. Tomberg, Photo Guide Tallinn, Planeta Publishers, Moscow, 1982 (Photograph by V. Salmre)

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  • T

    Nice pictures, like travelling back in time. Captions of course are a bit off and reflect the propaganda prevalent in soviet times – “working people of Tallinn and mass demonstration demanding for new government…”

    • tomastallinn

      I’m with you on this one. But in a way it’s very interesting to read also, how this was suppose to be the official information for tourists.