Rahva Hääl

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

Rahva Hääl
LanguageEstonian language
Ceased publication1995
Rahva Hääl cover, 15 August 1940. The headline says: 'The dearest wishes of the Estonian people were fulfilled'.

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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). Retrieved 31 December 2014.