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

Rahva Hääl (lit. The People's Voice)[1] was the official newspaper 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.

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  1. ^ 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.