The Estonian government will spend more than 900 thousand euros on the dismantling and transfer of Soviet military monuments, as reported by ERR.
According to the government spokeswoman, Evgeniya Vyarya, the authorities allocated 916,405 euros to institutions subordinate to the Ministry of Defense for activities related to “the transfer of Soviet military monuments from public space.”
Earlier, Estonian Finance Minister, Anneli Akkermann, proposed allocating 60 thousand euros from the government reserve for the work of a group to dismantle Soviet monuments.
In November 2022, the Estonian authorities decided to demolish or replace 244 Soviet monuments. After all, a total of 322 monuments were mapped.