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Estonia joins the far-right club


Nationalist party, inspired by Donald Trump, vows to keep out immigrants and protect ‘indigenous’ Estonians as part of new government.

TALLINN — Europe’s populist wave has hit Estonia — hard.

In a national election in March, the Conservative People’s Party — a far-right upstart that says it wants to protect an “indigenous Estonian” population under threat — won 19 seats in the…

Its real victory came a few weeks later, when it was included in the three-party coalition government and picked up five key ministries, including for economic affairs…

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