The Russian card

  • 2003-08-21
  • Siim Kallas
Several people have claimed before the referendum that the use of the so-called Russian card in the EU debate is totally useless since in the future we will all be in the same boat and that to think about the need to fear something bad from Russia is pure Cold War paranoia. I would like to believe that the latter is true since it would be the best. But is it?Let's recall whether Russia has ever taken any friendly step toward Estonia, just to show its respect toward the Estonian Republic and the Estonian people. I cannot recall any. If you can recall such steps from Russia please let me know...
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