Baltic Course Tallinn, 04.02.2013
Director of the Baltic Centre for Russian Studies Vladimir Yushkin says that Estonian-Russian border agreement has a certain role in Russia's energy diplomacy with the European Union and he estimates that the Estonian position at the border talks is good, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Yushkin said that the relations of Russia and the EU in the energy sphere cooled down somewhat last year. "Moscow is trying to restore its former position, maybe looking for new allies in the European Union to not fail in its energy diplomacy. And that agreement on the European Union and Russian border plays a role here," explained Yushkin.
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Estonia's position in border talks with Russia is good