Hirvepark meeting

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The Hirvepark meeting was held in Estonia on 23 August 1987, the anniversary of the Nazi-Soviet Pact. It was attended by 2,000 to 5,000 people, and was one of the first organized public demonstrations against the Estonian Communist Party.[1] It sparked a wave of anti-Soviet activity and mass protests in support of independence.[2]


  1. ^ Subrenat, Jean-Jacques (2004). Estonia: identity and independence. Rodopi. p. 228. ISBN 978-0-8108-4904-4. 
  2. ^ Miljan, Toivo (2004). Historical dictionary of Estonia. Scarecrow Press. p. 399. ISBN 978-0-8108-4904-4.