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    Maigre: Russia can’t tango alone
    Feb12

    Maigre: Russia can’t tango alone

    Although Ukraine arrived in Minsk with little leverage, Russian leader Vladimir Putin was also interested in talks, said Merle Maigre, the security adviser to the Estonian president. …read more Source:...

    Kaljurand: even little progress in Minsk will be positive
    Feb11

    Kaljurand: even little progress in Minsk will be positive

    Even if a breakthrough at today’s Minsk talks between Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, is unlikely, negotiations must continue, Marina Kaljurand, former Estonian ambassador to the United States and to Russia, said. …read more Source:...

    Defense minister Sven Mikser criticizes the government’s Ukraine policies
    Feb10

    Defense minister Sven Mikser criticizes the government’s Ukraine policies

    Estonian defense minister Sven Mikser said that using Ukraine for the government’s public relations purpose is inappropriate. …read more Source:...

    Hurt: the West should build common Russia policy
    Feb10

    Hurt: the West should build common Russia policy

    Deputy Director of the International Center for Defense and Security Martin Hurt said he has no high hopes for new talks on Ukraine in Minsk as Western nations do not have a common, long-term policy towards Russia. …read more Source:...

    ERR in Moscow: Ukraine conflict especially hard to swallow for mothers of Russian soldiers
    Feb10

    ERR in Moscow: Ukraine conflict especially hard to swallow for mothers of Russian soldiers

    The number of Russian soldiers who have died in Ukraine remains a state secret, but the Union of the Committee of Soldiers’ Mothers of Russia has taken on the task of finding out, ERR’s Neeme Raud said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine armament a difficult question, says Ilves
    Feb10

    Ukraine armament a difficult question, says Ilves

    Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said the United States is keen on solving the Ukraine crisis, but handing weapons to Kyiv may not have the desired effect. …read more Source:...

    Kasekamp: eastern Ukraine will turn into frozen conflict
    Feb10

    Kasekamp: eastern Ukraine will turn into frozen conflict

    University of Tartu professor Andres Kasekamp said the current escalation in eastern Ukraine will not last forever and the conflict between government forces and separatists will turn into a frozen one. …read more Source:...

    Terras: defense plans already drawn up for hybrid war
    Feb09

    Terras: defense plans already drawn up for hybrid war

    Lt. Gen. Riho Terras, head of the Estonian Defense Forces, said former Nato chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen is well informed, but there is no cause for panic as the Estonian forces are well prepared for a potential hybrid attack similar to the Crimea in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Estonia does not have surplus of weapons which Ukraine needs, says defense minister
    Feb06

    Estonia does not have surplus of weapons which Ukraine needs, says defense minister

    Weighing in on the weapons-for-Ukraine debate, Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser said Estonia does not have an abundance of weapons which Ukraine needs in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    Estonia facing tough decision on Ukraine weapons aid question
    Feb05

    Estonia facing tough decision on Ukraine weapons aid question

    Just as Estonia had to choose in 2003 whether to join the US in attacking Iraq, while many EU nations refused, Estonia again must pick sides on the question of military aid to Ukraine, says Diplomaatia magazine chief Erkki Bahovski. …read more Source:...

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