This city was previously called Rogervik, during the first independence of Estonia it was given the new name — Paldiski, which is a “Baltic” from the modified Russian.

Previously Paldiski was full of Soviet military bases including training centre of nuclear submarine fleet of the USSR. It was found to be with two land-based nuclear reactors operating in the centre with over 16 000 people. It was the largest training facility of its kind in the Soviet Union.

Today Paldiski is a tiny town with a population of just over 4,000 people, with cliff and lighthouse.

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Estonian cliffs are pretty small.

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