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Estonia has been the world's first internet-election

March 4 2007
12:29

March 4 in Estonia today are the election of deputies of the Parliament. The highlight of these elections was the fact that Estonia was the first country in the world, in which the parliamentary elections are allowed to vote via the Internet, reports IA Rosbalt .

However, the elections have been very turbulent. The election campaign in Estonia against the backdrop of turbulent political debate about the fate of the Bronze Soldier Monument in Tallinn. Recall that the January 20, 2007 in Estonia came into force the Law "On protection of military graves, providing for the reburial of the remains of Soviet soldiers from a mass grave in central Tallinn and dismantle the Bronze Soldier Monument. In this regard, President Vladimir Putin on February 1 announced that Russia is ready to take the remains of Soviet soldiers in case they decide to Estonia reburied. The president of Russia said the decision on the reburial of the "ultra-". The President of Estonia, is also not supported by the Parliament a bill allowing the move this monument.

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