When did Estonia become a democracy?

Independence was secured with the Tartu Peace Treaty, signed on 2 February 1920. The first Estonian constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 15 April 1920. Established as a parliamentary democracy, legislative power was held by a 100-seat parliament or Riigikogu.

How democratic is Estonia?

Politics in Estonia takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Estonia is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Legislative power is vested in the Estonian parliament. … Estonia is a member of United Nations, the European Union, and NATO.

Who rules Estonia?

Estonia

Republic of Estonia Eesti Vabariik (Estonian)
Government Unitary parliamentary republic
• President Kersti Kaljulaid
Prime Minister Kaja Kallas
• Speaker of the Riigikogu Jüri Ratas

How did Estonia get their independence?

On 20 August 1991, Estonia declared formal independence during the Soviet military coup attempt in Moscow, reconstituting the pre-1940 state; in 2021, the country celebrates the 30th anniversary of the restoration of independence.

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