Russians in Estonia

The population of Russians in Estonia is estimated at 320,000, most of whom live in the urban areas of Harju and Ida-Viru counties. Estonia has a 300-year old history of settlement by Russian Old Believers along Lake Peipus. Majority of the Russian population in Estonia originate from the immigration during the Soviet occupation.


The population of Russians in Estonia is estimated at 320,000, most of whom live in the urban areas of Harju and Ida-Viru counties. Estonia has a 300-year old history of settlement by Russian Old Believers along Lake Peipus. Majority of the Russian population in Estonia originate from the immigration during the Soviet occupation.
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