Finnish TV in Soviet Union – Cosmos Tour

By sandra. Filed in Cosmos Jewels of the Baltic Tour, Estonia, Europe  |  
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Since Finland is so close to Estonia, it was possible to catch some non-Soviet, free world TV on the northern shores. More truth was learned here than what was permitted on Soviet television.

Perhaps this window on the free world helped set off the “Singing Revolution” where 200,00 Estonians sang patriotic songs and it was broadcast. This eventually led to independence from the Soviet Union.

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