Political issues rather than economy hit railway industry

  • 2009-11-04
  • By Ella Karapetyan
TALLINN - There has recently been a lot of discussion in political, business and scientific circles about the importance of railway transit, and the transit cluster development, as a driving factor in the Estonian economy. During and after the April 2007 events surrounding the moving of the Bronze statue, it has been claimed that Russia is applying hidden economic sanctions on Estonia that have resulted in reduced rail freight volume and increased road transport border crossing problems. Those issues have been publicly explained by the Russian government's decision to expedite the process...
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