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      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:...

      ERR in Moscow: Russia sending unidentified soldiers into Ukraine
      Feb05

      ERR in Moscow: Russia sending unidentified soldiers into Ukraine

      Russia is sending soldiers to fight in Ukraine without documents or modes of identification, meaning many fallen Russian soldiers will remain unknown, a spokesman for the Union of the Committees of Soldiers’ Mothers of Russia told ETV. …read more Source:...

      Political parties differ on arms aid to Ukraine
      Feb05

      Political parties differ on arms aid to Ukraine

      ETV asked Estonian political parties whether Ukraine should be given weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists, after President Toomas Hendrik Ilves lent his support to the idea in a debate on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

      Baltic, Benelux foreign ministers rule out EU weapons aid for Ukraine for now
      Feb05

      Baltic, Benelux foreign ministers rule out EU weapons aid for Ukraine for now

      The foreign ministers of Latvia, Lithuania, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Estonia met in Tallinn on Wednesday, saying that on the EU-level, Ukraine should not yet be given military aid. …read more Source:...

      Adviser to president criticizes public perception of Ukraine crisis in Finland
      Jan30

      Adviser to president criticizes public perception of Ukraine crisis in Finland

      Iivi Anna Masso, one of President Toomas Hendrik Ilves’ advisers, said to Finnish broadcasting company YLE that the public perception about the Ukraine crisis in Finland is often wrong. …read more Source:...

      Estonian MEP: EU should ask UN Security Council to form Ukraine peacekeeping mission
      Jan28

      Estonian MEP: EU should ask UN Security Council to form Ukraine peacekeeping mission

      Urmas Paet, the Estonian former foreign minister and now member of the European Parliament, submitted a question to EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini today, proposing that the EU should ask the UN Security Council to initiate an international peacekeeping mission in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

      IRL leader Juhan Parts in Kyiv: Putin is in war with Ukraine
      Jan27

      IRL leader Juhan Parts in Kyiv: Putin is in war with Ukraine

      One of IRL’s leaders and the party’s prime ministerial candidate Juhan Parts is currently on a three-day visit to Ukraine, where he is getting acquainted with the security situation, the pace of local reforms, and Ukraine’s economic recovery. …read more Source:...

      Estonian officials and experts weigh in on Mariupol attacks
      Jan26

      Estonian officials and experts weigh in on Mariupol attacks

      Former foreign minister and current MEP Urmas Paet said the next few weeks will be very bloody in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

      EU must confirm unity in efforts to restrain the aggressor in Ukraine, Estonian President says
      Jan26

      EU must confirm unity in efforts to restrain the aggressor in Ukraine, Estonian President says

      President Toomas Hendrik Ilves has condemned the Russian-supported separatist attack in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Saturday morning, where dozens of civilians were killed. …read more Source:...

      Separatists have resources to continue push, says Estonian expert
      Jan26

      Separatists have resources to continue push, says Estonian expert

      Separatists fighting the Ukrainian government could have enough manpower and weapons to fill their ambitions, says Mayor Annti Viljaste, a lecturer at the Estonian National Defense College. …read more Source:...