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    Can I into Nordic?
     
    Estoniaball infinity squared times
    Is number one country in computer science, so respect me! Gonna hack the world with Lithuania! Mwahahahahaha!!!
     
    Estoniaball showing fellow supervillains Lithuania and Latvia its evil plan for world domination in its evil lair to into Nordic (which sadly succeeded)
    Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm
    kui kaunis oled sa!
     
    Estoniaball about to sing its national anthem
    Ärgake Baltimaad, ärgake Baltimaad,
    Leedumaa, Lätimaa, Eestimaa!
     
    Tarmo Pihlap singing "The Baltics are Waking Up"
    why you dont want to be Baltic what we did:(

    Estoniaball, officially the Nordic Republic of Estoniaball, is a countryball located in Northern Europe (Don't call it Eastern European). It can into Nordic is bordered by Latviaball to the south, Russiaball to the east, and is located south of Finlandball, and east of Swedenball. The countryball is divided into 15 countyballs, including the capital Tallinnball located in the north, giving it a total area of 17,462 square miles, making it the 129th largest countryball in the world. As of 2019, it has a population of 1.323 million inhabitants.

    Like most former communist/soviet states, after the fall of Soviet Unionball, Estonia decided to join EUball and NATOball in order to gain protection from Russiaball. Despite the attempts however, it has failed to join the Nordic Councilball as it is not considered "Nordic" (except by maybe Finlandball).

    Its national day can either be February 24th for when it gained independence from Russian Empireball, or August 20th for when it gained independence from Soviet Unionball.

    It is sad because Swedenball won't let it into Nordic, the reason why is because it is not directed to Baltics for it's language, which is obviously finnic. Despite not being Nordic, it is rich, unlike its depressive siblings.

    History

    Ancient Era (c. 1300 BC - 1218 AD)

    Estoniaball was born as a 2ball who later adopted a Uralic language (of the Finnic branch), unlike Latviaball (excluding Livoniansball) and Lithuaniaball, who speaking Baltic languages (a branch of Indo-European).

    Estoniaball was feared by Russiaball and  Swedenball (Vikingball) for brutally crushing their attempts at invasion and by ransacking and burning down their settlements in return for their intrusive ambitions. Estoniaball didn't know about agriculture until approximately 900–1000, when its chiefdoms slowly started adopting Christianity. Foreign missionaries mainly from  Denmarkball baptised Estoniaball and taught it about growing crops. Before starting ploughing fields, Estoniaball herded aurochs and horses. Estoniaball forged Damascus steel from bog iron and sold it to  Swedenball, costing them a lot of silver, from which Estoniaball could scrape hõbevalge (Silver dust), which was believed to have medicinal benefits.

    In the 13th century, the Teutonic Orderball needed new territories after great losses in the Crusades, so it claimed Estoniaball wasn't Christian and needs to be baptised again. That seemed like a ridiculous allegation for Estoniaball. It got upset and denied it. Thus the Teutonic Orderball and its branch, the  Livonian Orderball started a war with Estoniaball, later joined by Denmarkball, Swedenball, and Russiaball . During the Muistne vabadusvõitlus (Ancient Struggle for Freedom) a couple of Estoniaball nobles pledged allegiance to  Denmarkball and continued ruling afterwards, serving the  Denmarkball cause. Estoniaball lost their lands and their freedom after two decades of defending against them to the  Livonian Orderball and  Denmarkball. Thus Estoniaball grew to hate Christianity.

    Era of Terra Mariana

    After a century of hard labour, repressions and high taxes, Estoniaball revolted in 1343-1345, later deemed Jüriöö ülestõus (Uprising of St. George's Night). Estoniaball burned down hundreds of fortresses and manors.  Denmarkball couldn't suppress the uprisings, so it sold its Estoniaball territories to  Livonian Orderball, who decided to hold negotiations with the chosen four kings of Estoniaball. The  Livonian Orderball demanded all Estoniaballs, who were guilty of murdering the monks of Padise monastery, be put to the sword, for which Estoniaball can have back its own rule. Estoniaball refused to kill its own brethren, for which the kings were butchered at the negotiating table and soon after the peasant armies with lowered morale were crushed as well one by one.

    In 1558, Russiaball demanded Tartuball to pay debts from three centuries ago, when Tartuball was conquered and ruled over by Russiaball for some years while Muistne vabadusvõitlus was going on. Tartuball refused to pay, so Russiaball attacked, starting Liivi sõda (Livonian War). Russiaball had almost taken all of Estoniaball and wanted to install the prince of  Denmarkball as the vassal ruler, when  Swedenball landed in  Tallinnball and took North of Estoniaball away from Russiaball.  Polandball conquered South of Estoniaball and  Denmarkball kept Saaremaa. Thus Liivi sõda ended in 1583.

    Era of Swedish Rule

     Swedenball managed to get all of Estoniaball under its control via treaties after Liivi sõda. Swedenball was Lutheran, meaning felt the need for illiterate peasants to be able to read and comprehend the word of God, which is why Swedenball tried to push through many reforms (it even founded a gymnasium in  Tallinnball in 1631 and an academy in  Tartuball in 1632 that were meant for people from all statuses, although that didn't take effect), but the  Germanyball noble descendants of the  Livonian Orderball were too stubborn and unenlightened to see the need to fund the proposed parochial primary schools nor write down and standardise the Estonian language. Before Põhjasõda (Northern War)  Swedenball started the reduction, reclaiming fiefs granted to the nobility. That turned many nobles against  Swedenball's rule and the nobility started conspiring against it.

    At the start of Põhjasõda,  Swedenball had a major advance against  Denmarkball,  Polandball and Russiaball.  Denmarkball surrendered immediately and  Polandball was crushed without haste. But as time passed,  Swedenball became too greedy and finally began losing battle after battle to Russiaball. Thus, by 1710, Russiaball had conquered all of Estoniaball.

    Era of Russian Rule

    For a whole century, little changed in the abysmal conditions in which Estoniaball had to live. Crop failures led to numerous famines, hundreds of women miscarried, most deaths were caused by malnourishment, cholera, typhus, dysentery and tuberculosis. Parochial primary schools started slowly popping up around the country and Estoniaball became literate in an instance. The first printed Bible in keskmurre (1739), the academy in  Tartuball founded by Swedes (1802), the abolishment of serfdom (1816-19), Estoniaball peasants beginning to attend Tartu Ülikool (University of Tartu), Õpetatud Eesti Selts (Learned Estonian Society) (founded by Estoniaball students and  Germanyball estophiles) (1838), and the material for the national epic of Kalevipoeg (Kalevide aka Son of Kalev) are the most known examples of 18th and 19th century Estonian literature. Estoniaball peasants were given surnames derived from either the name of their farmstead or parent, their occupation, their appearance or their characteristic or any of those mentioned translated to German. Estoniaball started documenting all of its culture. Estoniaball began buying back its farmstead lands from  Germanyball nobility, taking part in local politics and cultivating parochial choral and instrumental music, which led to the long tradition of the Estonian Song and Dance Festival since 1869.

    With the start of Russification, Estoniaball national movement was outlawed and Estonian wasn't allowed to be spoken in schools.  Germanyball governor was replaced with a Russiaball governor and Russiaball tried to convert Estoniaball into orthodoxy. After the revolution of 1905, some bans were either lifted or loosened. In 1917 the old Russiaball collapsed and the new Russiaball granted autonomy for Estoniaball. Within a small period in February 1918, when Russiaball forces retreated from the arriving Germanyball forces and no foreign power was stationed there, Estoniaball declared independence.

    Era of Independence

    In November 1918 Germanyball surrendered to the Triple Entente and that left Estoniaball to face Russian SFSRball alone. However, Estoniaball didn't give up. It rallied and mobilised everyone it could and with the help of Finlandball volunteers and a couple UKball destroyers, Estoniaball struck the Russiaball offence as far as St. Petersburgball and liberated Latviaball, which had been completely taken by the Reds. Vabadussõda (War of Independence) ended in February 1920. Estoniaball had a hard time in politics. There were too many parties with similar, but still very different ideologies and all the politicians are corrupted. In 1933 Eesti Vabadussõjalaste liit aka Vapsid (Union of Participants in the Estonian War of Independence) demanded that the duties of a prime minister and a president should be separated (until then, those duties were carried out by Riigivanem aka State Elder) and that the presidential elections should be popular, not parliamentary. Estoniaball didn't really prosper until Vaikiv ajastu (Silent Era), which started when Estoniaball declared martial law because of the threat that Vapsid might stage a coup d'état. Thus Estoniaball became an authoritarian regime.

    Estoniaball exported grain, dairy, meat, poultry and confectioneries to as far as USAball. Estoniaball also exported fabric, fine crystal, lime-silica bricks, logs, paper, phosphorite-based fertiliser and oil shale-based petroleum.

    World War II

    After the signing of MRP in August 1939, Estoniaball was approached by Soviet Unionball, who offered to guarantee their protection and neutrality in the inevitable war. Estoniaball accepted the offer and fell immediately under Soviet Unionball influence. In June 1940, Juunipööre ("'Revolution' of June") happened, and Estonian SSRball was founded. What followed were mass executions and the deportation to Siberian Labour Camps with everyone being accused of either helping or siding with bourgeoisie Estoniaball. Hundreds flocked on any sort of watercraft to emigrate to  Swedenball to escape punishment. All businesses and factories were nationalised and all farmsteads were ordered to join into kolhoosid or sovhoosid (Collectives). In June 1941 Soviet Unionball ordered juuniküüditamine (June Deportation) to get rid of hostiles to the regime. Approximately 10,000 out of the diminutive Estoniaball population of 1,000,000 were all put on animal wagons overnight and sent to various gulags labour camps across Siberiaball without delay, separating thousands of families. The majority of men were massacred at their arrival at labour camps. The women and children had to do hard labour in mining or logging. It is estimated that the number of casualties juuniküüditamine is around 6,000.

    In August 1941 Nazi Germanyball occupied Estonian SSRball and reorganised it into an Eastern territory. Estoniaball was allowed to publicly display the Estonian tricolour and sing the Estonian anthem once again. Estoniaball had its own self-administration and battalions. When Nazi Germanyball was retreating from the Soviet Unionball forces, the de jure Estoniaball cabinet that had been in hiding formed a new cabinet, hoping to replicate the same trick done in 1918 when declaring independence. The new cabinet asked recognition from the Western Allies but got no response. Half of the cabinet fled to  Swedenball, where the Estonian de facto Government-in-exile was founded. Soviet Unionball returned in September 1944. Thus, Estoniaball vanished from the world map going into exile in Swedenball with recognition only from USAball.

    Era of Soviet Rule

    With the return of Soviet Unionball, thousands were tortured and punished for having helped Nazi Germanyball in any way. Hundreds joined the resistance movement Metsavennad (Forest Siblings) hiding in the woods. Collectivization was reinstated. In 1949 Soviet Unionball ordered märtsiküüditamine (March Deportation aka Operation Прибой) to once again get rid of more hostiles. Approximately 22 500 were deported by animal and cargo wagons overnight to gulags. With many kulaks deported, who were a source of food for Metsavennad, the resistance movement perished.

    As Soviet Unionball lost its totalitarian dictator in 1953, Estoniaball was hoping of gradually achieving sovereignty through political activism. The youth started joining Komsomol (Young Communist League) wanting to promote national communism. Those dreams were soon crushed. In 1955 Eesti Televisioon went on air. Estoniaball enjoyed a period loosened surveillance and more liberties during Hruštšovi Sula (Khrushchev Thaw). Literature, cinematography and other areas of art flourished.

    With Brezhnev, Estoniaball saw major stagnation in social evolution, technology and consumer goods. The word defitsiit (deficit) and standing in lines for any sort of consumer goods became a part of everyday life, as Soviet Unionball wasted its time and money on heavy industry. Russification began again, making Russian mandatory and reducing the importance of the local language. Children had more Russian lessons in a school week than Estonian from their first year in school. Estoniaball intellectuals wrote a public letter addressed to Kremlin, which was ignored and suppressed.

    During Gorbachev's reforms, Estoniaball protested against the major project to make a huge mining complex in Estoniaball to mine phosphorite (Fosforiidisõda). Research showed that this sort of mining would ruin the ecosystem and the need for labour would mean locating thousands of Russians into Estoniaball, which would make Russians the majority and completely deprioritise and ultimately annihilate Estoniaball. As the protests bore fruit, Estoniaball saw opportunity to take action, as the Soviet reign had crumbled. Anti-Soviet movements popped up and in 1988 Estoniaball enacted Suveräänsusdeklaratsioon (Declaration of Sovereignty). The national anthem Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm and the tricolour were legalised again. Estoniaball showed its unity and spirit by holding mass gatherings at Lauluväljak and forming the Balti kett (Baltic Way) with Latvian SSRball and Lithuanian SSRball. Estoniaball then held elections, where only Estonians, who were born in Estoniaball before the revolution or descendents of them could have a vote. In 1991 a referendum for all was held, whether Estoniaball declares independence or stays in the proposed new and more liberal Soviet Unionball sphere. 78% voted for independence. August Putschists wanted to take Toompea and Teletorn, but they failed, as the government called for help and thousands gathered in defence. On August 20, 1991, Estoniaball regained independence, as the government-in-exile passed its duties on to the newly-formed government. Thus the old republic was restored.

    Modern Era

    In 1992 a new constitution and the old currency Kroon were reinstated. In 1994 Russiaball agreed to remove all stationed troops in Estoniaball. In 2001 Estoniaball won the Eurovision contest (although people said that it didn't deserve it). Estoniaball joined the EU and NATO in 2004 after a referendum. In 2008, along with the entire world, Estoniaball suffered a big economic collapse. In 2011 Estonia adopted the Euro. In 2018, Estoniaball celebrated its 100th anniversary.

    Estonia has become a leading country in info-technological field, especially thanks to help from the EUball. Estonia is also considered to be quite libertarian, one of the freest countries in the world, including of very high level of economic freedom. However, Estoniaball still has mandatory military service.

    In 2019, Estoniaball can into winning WRC, when on October 27, Ott Tänak finished second in Rally Catalunya. After coming third in 2017 and 2018 championships, it won the championship in 2019, ending the 15-year dominance of two French Sebastiens (Loeb and Ogier). Previously, Markko Märtin had come 3rd in 2004.

    Information for Artists

    Although countryballs are designed to be genderless, Estoniaball is often depicted as female. Why? No idea.

    Flag Colors

    The flag of Estonia is a horizontal tricolor composing of the colors blue, black, and white.

    Color Name RGB CMYK HEX Pantone
    True Blue 0, 114, 206 C100-M45-Y0-K19 #0072CE 285
    Black 0, 0, 0 C0-M0-Y0-K100 #000000 Black
    White 255, 255, 255 N/A #FFFFFF N/A

    The blue represents loyalty and the beautiful blue skies, the black is symbolic of past oppression, and represents the forest in the winter, and the white represents virtue and the winter snows.

    How to Draw

    1. - Draw a circle
    2. - Fill in the blank space with the Estonian Tricolor.
    3. - Draw the (preferably large and adorable) eyes, and you’re finished!

    Relationships/Suhted

    Friends/Sõbrad

    Anyone who like memes are a friend to Eesti, but these are the most important ones.

    • Finlandball - Best friend and biological sibling. Buys longero from me. We share the same national anthem. I had most of my soldiers volenteer with its troops during World War II, Lets me into Nordic YAY! But Mina will never understand why yuo hate Ungari? And whoo-hoo, you finally can into NATO!!! 🥳🥳🥳
    • Parent - My parent! Yuo are always kind to us. Mina love yuo. * hugs*
      • : Aww, I love yuo too. *hugs*
    • Hungaryball - Biological sibling, It loves me and calls me cute. Mina love yuo too. We recently played a football match that I lost (1-0). But why do yuo hate EUball so much? And plox stop being go befriend with Vodka. And plox tell yuor spouse to stop stealing my friend's flag.
    • Other uralic balls - My siblings.
    • Germanyball and other EUball members - They help protect me from Russiaball.
    • Czechiaball - Fellow atheist who also hates Russia. Gib police cars!
    • Swedenball - We don't hate each other because of Nordic, we are very good friends, when Soviet Unionball anschlussed me, many of us fled there, also we cooperate on of a project together, Mina have union in its clay, it hates Vodka and Mina do more than it. It used to own me, but that was a long time ago. Also thanks for the Eurovision singers btw. And yes 2001 WAS worth it. DEAL WITH IT!
    • Icelandball - It recognized me as independence first in 1991. Badass Nordic sibling, is pure Viking. Home of Björk! Sweet one!
    • Norwayball - Is one of the few Nordic countries that let me into Nordic next to Finlandball oh, okay, yuo think about it, and also Mina love Alan Walker because it filmed Faded in my clay. Oh and also, it gib me monies.
    • Xinjiangball - Awwwww. Yuo are poor countryball, don't worry, Mina support yuo against Chinaball
    • Latviaball - Baltic stepsibling. Stop taking my alcohol revenues! We still can into good friends.
    • Lithuaniaball - Another baltic stepsibling. We both like basketball so we can into good friends. Also, I need you because together we will hack the world! (Lithuania is number two in computer science.)
    • Polandball - Is a good friend, but claims I am a Baltic. Happy 100 years! Also, It is best friend of My sibling, WHY DO YOU HAVE SO MANY CHURCHES, AND NO I DO NOT WANNA GO TO CHURCH WITH YOU, I AM NOT INTERESTED IN RELIGION!
    • UKball (Except for Englandball) - Helped me fightings commie in 1919. There's also a considerable Estonian diaspora of students in the UK.
    • USAball - I am in its NATOball alliance, also protects me from Russiaball.
    • Irelandball - Is non-Nordic ally in the Nordic Battlegroup!
    • Turkeyball - It is one of the only Muslims that does not kill atheists.
    • Marylandball - Me and it are best friends, most of my sibling cites are in its clay, and its national guard partnered with me after that Kurat died. Hell, a whole lot of my people live in its clay!
    • Nordic Councilball - They supported my independence in 1991, and they have a building in my clay. Also, Mina know I've been asking this way too much, but. Can I into yuo?
    • Hong Kongball - Supports you from this Commie who doesn't speak Engrish.
    •  Japanball - I like your favourite anime, so I like you. Also, it is my far cousin.
    •  South Koreaball - Best Korea unlike your sibling because I dont recognized them and it is a commie.
    • OhioRawr - Lots of Estonians in northern Ohio so it can into friendship.
    • Romaniaball - NATO Bro, it removed communism in a more extreme way, so I like you, but Mina just have one problem with you, can you just, stop bringing these Romi to my clay? But My sibling hates it.
      • : It's a long story.
    • Ghanaball - I like your memes, even that coffin dance meme
    • I will always want yuo. - Is my sibling who lives with Russiaball, can only be either Finnish or Estonian clay. Plox, choose Eesti clay or Finnish.
    • Greeceball - No worries! I'll help yuo with debts!
    • Texasball - It likes my clay, and it even wants to use my countries name and counties on its neighborhood. Sure, go right on ahead, sib!

    Neutral/Neutraalne

    Enemies/Vaenlased

    • Chinaball - BAD CHINA! ALSO STOP BEING FRIENDS WITH VODKA! ALSO PLEASE FIND A CURE FOR THIS VIRUS! And free Uyghurs. But at least we're both atheists.
    • Myanmarball - ANOTHER VODKA AND CHINESE PUPPET. STOP KILLING ROHINGYAS. FREE THEM NOW. YOU ALSO HATE KOSOVO AND STOLE MY STEPSIBLING'S FLAG. EVEN THIS FAKE COUNTRY HATES YOU.
    • KOMMUNISTLIK KOLETIS - FAK YUO GO TO HELL REMOVE COMMIE! 1940 NEVER FORGET! I LIKE THE WAY HOW YUO DIE ASSHOLE!
    • Belarusball - IF YOU DON'T RESIGN! I'LL BE VERY MAD AND STOP SUPPORTING KURAT NOW!
    • Englandball - It hates me and my sibling for different reasons. Also, Harry Kane is an idiot Player, so REMOVE FISH AND CHIPS!
      • : OH, MR. KANE IS A WHAT NOW, YOU LITTLE SH*T!?
    • Iranball - Yuo know what? The death of your general was worth it, and you blew Saudi Arabiaball's oil rigs up and shot down Ukraineball's plane! Plus, you stole my sibling's flag!
    • ISISball - YUO WILL NEVER ATTACK US IN EESTI CLAY! YUO CAN ATTACK US IN NICE BACK IN 2016, BUT HAVE FUN TRYING YUOR BEST TO ATTACK US IN MY CLAY! REMOVE JIHAD!
    • Vanuatuball - Why did yuo hate my sibling for being a happiest country in the world so REMOVE LAP-LAP!
    • Nazi Germanyball - It may have removed Commie, but AND DON'T FORGET THAT MINA AND MY SIBLING DID NOT TRUST A SPIT OUT OF YUO WHEN WE FIRST SAW YUOR UGLY FACE! MINA WILL KEEP MAKING MEMES POKING FUN AT YUO! ALSO MY REPUATION IS ALSO RUINED BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE CALLED MY MONUMENT A WAFFEN-SS MONUMENT! REMOVE HITLER! REMOVE FASCISM! AND MOST IMPORTANTLY. REMOVE YUO!
    • North Koreaball - Sure, it's atheist! BUT IT IS A CRIMINAL AND A COMMIE TOO ALSO I DON'T RECOGNIZE YOU!
    • Russiaball YOU HACKED MY INTERNET IN 2007 WITH YOUR WORTHLESS CYBERATTACKS AND YOU CALL ME A BITCH, AND YOU ANNEX ME AND EXECUTE MY PEOPLE! I WILL BEHEAD YUO! JUST GIVE ME BACK Jaanilball!
    • Estelíball - You stole my name and my sibling's flag! CHANGE YOURSELF NOW!
    • Nicaraguaball - Esteli Parent stop being friend with kurat, yuo anti-American puppet!
    • Botswanaball - NORDIC FLAG STEALER! CHANGE IT RIGHT NOW!
    • CSTOball - Yuo are the most cringe alliance I've ever seen, yuo are with Fat Vodka Kurat and its buddies. I sure as hell HOPE this alliance dissolves.
    • Romaball - My sibling hates them, so me too, REMOVE MUSTLANE!
    • Russian Empireball - Look, mina see that yuo hate Communism, and my sibling like you for giving it independence, that's cool. But yuo are reason why yuor grandchild wants to Anschluss me, also you make kill many people in 1896 by stampede. Yuo wanna know something? Yuo suppressed all Non-Russian, even the ones living in MY clay. I've had it with yuo empires, do not come back here in Eesti clay again KURAT!


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    Click here to see it.



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