September 4, 2008

Vassal States

It is widely accepted in Russia that Estonia always was and will be dependent on others: if it is not Russia’s ‘vassal,’ it has to be an underling of some other state.

It is widely accepted in Russia that Estonia always was and will be dependent on others: if it is not Russia’s ‘vassal,’ it has to be an underling of some other state.


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5 On the arguments related to international law in connection with the Livonian War, see Ants Piip, Rahvusvahelise õiguse süsteem, Tartu: Loodus, 1927.
6 See Peter Shafirov, A Discourse Concerning the Just Causes of the War Between Sweden and Russia: 1700-1721, Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 1973. See also Pärtel Piirimäe, ‘Russia, the Turks and Europe: Legitimations of War and the Formation of European Identity in the Early Modern Period,’ Journal of Early Modern History, 2007, Vol. 11, pp. 63-86.
7 SL Õhtuleht, May 12, 2005.

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