Estonia's Reform Party wins election, set to form coalition government

  • The ruling Reform Party of Estonia has won the national elections amid rising concerns over Russia’s policy in Ukraine and the larger region.

    Prime minister Taavi Roivas’ party, which has bagged 30 seats, is expected to form a coalition government. The pro-Russia Centre Party got 27 seats.

    Roivas, 35, who will have to manage a messier coalition this time, has ruled out any alliance with the Centre Party.

    Around one-fourth of Estonians are ethnic Russians, and many of them back the Centre Party. 

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