Rahva Hääl (lit. The People's Voice)[1][2] was the official daily newspaper[1] of the Communist Party of Estonia during the Soviet occupation of Estonia. It was founded shortly after the first Soviet takeover in 1940 based on the offices and resources of Uus Eesti (New Estonia), an earlier Estonian newspaper.

Rahva Hääl
Ceased publication1995
Rahva Hääl cover, 15 August 1940. The headline says: "The dearest wishes of the Estonian people have been fulfilled."

The last issue of Uue Eesti was published on June 21, 1940. The first issue of Rahva Hääle was put together by the old editors under the leadership of new editors, and the paper was published on June 22, 1940.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c «Рахва Хяэль» // Большая Советская Энциклопедия. / под ред. А. М. Прохорова. 3-е изд. том 21. М., «Советская энциклопедия», 1975. стр.508
  2. ^ Epp Lauk; Svennik Hoyer (Fall 2008). "Recreating journalism after censorship. Generational shifts and professional ambiguities among journalists after changes in the political systems" (PDF). Central European Journal of Communication. 1 (1).
  3. ^ "Okupatsiooni ajal Pärnus ilmunud lehed". Arhiiv (in Estonian). 5 March 2009. Retrieved 4 August 2022.