September 2, 2015

Estonia Plans to Reinforce Border with Russia

Barbed wire is to be installed along Estonia’s border with Russia.

Barbed wire is to be installed along Estonia’s border with Russia.

Kalev Stoicescu, a research fellow with the International Centre for Defence and Security, said he agreed with the move, even though Estonia has signed a border treaty with Russia.
“A treaty is better than no treaty,” he said. “But on the other hand, Putin has clearly indicated that treaties are just pieces of paper that at some point could prove inconvenient or stand in the way of what he wants to do. So ratification in the State Duma is just an act of good will that actually gives us no assurances,” said Stoicescu.
Read more: Voice of America (Russian)

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