Estonian Social Democratic Independence Party

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The Estonian Social Democratic Independence Party (Estonian: Eesti Sotsiaaldemokraatlik Iseseisvuspartei, ESDIP) was a social democratic political party in Estonia (then the Estonian SSR), which advocated Estonian independence. The party was founded in May 1990. The party was led by Marju Lauristin.[1]

On September 8, 1989[dubious ], the party merged into the Estonian Social Democratic Party.[1]


  1. ^ a b Johansson, Karl Magnus (2008) External Legitimization and Standardization Of National Political Parties: The Case Of Estonian Social Democracy, Journal of Baltic Studies, 39:2, 157 — 183