TALLINN - In response to a request by presidential hopeful Marina Kaljurand, the Estonian Ministry of the Interior has affirmed that Kaljurand is an Estonian citizen by birth and presented copies of three documents as proof.
The maternal grandparents of Kaljurand, Aleksander and Aleksandra Rajevski, lived in the village of Komarovka in the rural municipality of Narva which has been an Estonian territory since the Treaty of Tartu was signed in 1920. According to the ministry, the citizenship law, which took effect in 1922, states that all people who lived in regions which ...
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