Mutual grievances between neighboring states can easily be passed on from generation to generation and become central to a nation’s self-perception, guaranteeing that efforts to resolve the issue in question are viewed as attacks on that country’s identity and foreign policy traditions. Such is the sad present and likely future state of Russia’s relations with the Baltic states.
The 2014 Ukraine crisis left a deep impression on the Baltic states, which watched in horror as a territory with a population comparable to that of the entire Baltic region was thrown into turmoil. It led NATO to expand its virtually permanent …read more
Source:: The Frontier Post