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  • Originally published 03/26/2013

    Estonia was comparatively richer in 1930s, says historian

    Jaak Valge, a well-known historian and Tallinn University researcher, says that Estonians today are worse off than in the 1930s in comparison to the rest of the continent.ā€œIf the current Estonia is more than two times poorer than Finland, then before [World War II] Finland was a quarter wealthier. While Portugal is presently richer than Estonia, Estonians were far more wealthy in the 1930s than the Portuguese, ā€œ said Valge, speaking on ETV on Sunday....

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