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    Kannike: Situation in east Ukraine could worsen in fall
    Apr22

    Kannike: Situation in east Ukraine could worsen in fall

    Sulev Kannike, the Estonian ambassador to Kyiv, said the situation in the eastern part of the country is unlikely to take a turn for the worse after May 9, when the end of World War II is celebrated. He said the local elections in October could be the bigger trigger. …read more Source:...

    Laaneots opposes lethal weapons aid to Ukraine
    Apr21

    Laaneots opposes lethal weapons aid to Ukraine

    Former head of the Estonian Defense Forces and current Reform Party MP Ants Laaneots said that at this point, he does not advocate supporting Ukraine with lethal weapons. …read more Source:...

    Baltic states too large chunk for quick Russian invasion
    Apr16

    Baltic states too large chunk for quick Russian invasion

    In the light of Russian aggression in Ukraine within the last year, and various statements by the Baltic and foreign leaders about a potential threat the Estonia’s eastern neighbor poses, the Estonian media is constantly searching for opinions as to how dangerous Russia actually is. Jaan Murumets, a senior research fellow at the...

    Estonia needs a more active foreign policy
    Apr15

    Estonia needs a more active foreign policy

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and Estonia’s transformation into a border country of the free world requires more active and determined foreign policy activities. Estonia’s defense capability is not complete without smart diplomacy. It is therefore crucial to boost significantly the resources for executing foreign policy,...

    Defense experts: Russia unable to occupy Estonia in four hours
    Apr14

    Defense experts: Russia unable to occupy Estonia in four hours

    Estonian opinion leaders and defense experts have since the start of Ukraine crisis debated about the likelihood of Russian invasion of Estonia. The debate was fueled again this week when President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said in an interview with the British daily The Telegraph that should Russian forces attack, “it would be over in four hours”....

    Terras in Ukraine: Two nations must exchange experience
    Apr08

    Terras in Ukraine: Two nations must exchange experience

    Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Defense Forces Lt. Gen. Riho Terras said that the defense forces of the two nations can learn from each other. …read more Source:...

    Corruption still rife in Ukraine, expert admits
    Apr07

    Corruption still rife in Ukraine, expert admits

    Kadri Liik, an Estonian senior policy fellow at London-based European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) told ERR that corruption is still a natural way of conducting business in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine roundtable: Russia fails to attract political elites of harmed countries
    Apr07

    Ukraine roundtable: Russia fails to attract political elites of harmed countries

    On Friday and Saturday, the European College of the University of Tartu hosted the seminar “Critical Perspectives and Critical Dimensions on the Ongoing Ukrainian Crisis: Which Systemic Challenges to the EU-Russia Dialogue?” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine opponents set up joint data-base
    Apr06

    Ukraine opponents set up joint data-base

    Ukrainian government and Donetsk and Lugansk separatists will establish an online data-base, to collect together information about killed or wounded people in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    Estonia to support Ukrainian refugees with 200,000 euros
    Apr01

    Estonia to support Ukrainian refugees with 200,000 euros

    Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus signs the decision to support refugees from Eastern Ukraine through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with an aid worth 200,000 euros. …read more Source:...

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