Estonia

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Estonia
Estonia.png
Capital:
Tallinn

Government Type:
Authoritarian, Despotic

Faction:
Neutral

Estonia is a minor nation located on the coast of the Baltic Sea. It it is bordered by Flag of Latvia Latvia to the south, and by the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union to the east.

Decisions[edit]

Unify the Baltics

Our previous declarations of regional solidarity and unified foreign policy can only be improved on now that we have the entire Baltics under our control. Integrating our former neighbors will provide increased security for all, in face of the dangers in the West and the East.

Prequisites

  • Flag of Estonia Estonia is fully independent.
  • Owns all Estonian states.
  • Owns all Latvian states.
  • Owns all Lithuanian states.

Effects when selected

Historical background[edit]

As the Russian civil war broke out in November 1917, the Bolsheviks, who had taken over the official government, signed the Brest-Litovsk Treaty, in which they agreed to have a ceasefire with the Germans and ceded parts of western Russia to the advancing German troops. Estonia declared its independence by February 1918. The withdrawal of forces in western Russia after the German surrender in 1918, allowed the Bolsheviks to advance through heading west. Allied forces, in hope of ensuring the independence of Estonia, and hoping to stop the communist advance to the Baltic states, allowed the deployment of the German Freikorps, German anti-communist paramilitaries. The war for independence lasted 14 months, and ended with the failure of Red Army troops to conquer the Baltic states, and the forced withdrawal of Freikorps from Estonia.

The independence of Estonia lasted for about 20 years. Soviet interests on conquering the region began to increase approaching World War II, and its fate would be decided by the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact, in which Estonia and other Baltic states (among other states and regions) would be included in the Soviet sphere of influence. Estonia was initially forced to allow the Soviets to establish military bases on its territory and was fully occupied by the Soviet Union in 1940, this occupation was briefly interrupted by Operation Barbarossa when Germany occupied the area, reorganizing the Baltic States into the "Reichskommisariat Ostland". The area was re-occupied by the Soviet Union in 1944 and Estonia was annexed into the Soviet Union and reorganized into the Estonian SSR. Estonia remained part of the Soviet Union until 1991 when it declared itself independent during the collapse of the Soviet Union.

National Focus[edit]

As a minor nation, Estonia starts off with the generic national focus.

Technology[edit]

Estonia starts off with very few researched technology.

Army Technology Naval Technology Air Technology Electronics & Industry
  • Infantry Eq. I
  • Submarine I
  • Interwar Fighter
  • None
Doctrines
  • None
  • None
  • None

Politics[edit]

National Spirits[edit]

Estonia has no national spirits at the start of the game.

Laws[edit]

Conscription Law Economy Law Trade Law
Limited Conscription.png Limited conscription
  • 2.5% Recruitable population
Civilian Economy.png Civilian Economy
  • 35% Consumer Goods factories
  • –30% Factory construction speed
  • +30% Factory (type) conversion cost
  • -40% Fuel Gain per Oil
  • -25% Fuel Capacity
Export Focus.png Export Focus
  • 50% Resources to market
  • +5% Research speed
  • +10% Factory/Dockyard output
  • +10% Construction speed

Political Parties[edit]

Political Party Ideology Popularity Party Leader Country Name Is Ruling?
RKE democracy Democratic 20% Generic Republic of Estonia No
Communist communism Communist 5% Generic Estonian People's Republic No
Fascist fascism Fascist 15% Generic Terra Mariana No
Isamaaliit neutrality Non-Aligned 60% Konstantin Päts Estonia Yes

Note: Estonia has dynamic tag changes for when they are puppeted by Germany or the Soviets.

Diplomacy[edit]

As a non-aligned nation, Estonia has an overall positive opinion towards non-aligned countries, and slightly negative opinion towards democratic, communist and fascist countries.

Diplomatic Rules[edit]

No Can force government of another country to adopt the same ideology.
No Can puppet a country.

Economy[edit]

Industry[edit]

Factories 1936
Military factory
1 Military Factories
Naval dockyard
0 Naval Dockyard
Civilian factory
3 Civilian Factories

Resources[edit]

Total resources 1936
Oil.png
Oil
Rubber.png
Rubber
Steel.png
Steel
Aluminum.png
Aluminum
Tungsten.png
Tungsten
Chromium.png
Chromium
0 0 2 0 0 0

Military[edit]

Estonia starts off with 9.34K available and 18K already deployed manpower. It has a tiny manpower monthly increase of 33.

Examples of alternative Estonian division names:

  • Mechanized - "Mehhaniseeritud diviis"
  • Motorized - "Motoriseeritud diviis"
  • Artillery - "Kahuriväediviis"
  • Garrison - "Garnisonidiviis"
  • Light tank - "Kergetankidiviis"
  • Medium tank - "Tankidiviis"
  • Heavy tank - "Rasketankidiviis"
  • Marines - "Merejalaväediviis"
  • Anti-Tank - "Tankitõrjediviis"
  • Anti-Air - "Õhutõrjediviis"

Army[edit]

3Infantry.pngInfantry Divisions

Navy[edit]

Estonia has no navy at the start of the game.

Air Force[edit]

18Air Skirmish.png Fighters

Strategies and Guides[edit]

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