LIBRARY.EC is an Ecuadorian open digital library, repository of author's heritage and archive

Register & start to create your original collection of articles, books, research, biographies, photographs, files. It's convenient and free. Click here to register as an author. Share with the world your works!

Estonia injures rights of 315,000 ethnic Russians
TALLINN, October 4 (Itar-Tass) - After a three-day stay in Estonia, Russia's nationalities minister has resumed that this Baltic state injures rights of its ethnic Russian community numbering 315,000 and warned that bilateral relations will stall until this problem is sorted out. Interests of ethnic Russians are ill-protected in Estonia, Vyacheslav Mikhailov told reporters on Friday. All Russians residing in Estonia are denied local citizenship. He called for a civilised solution to this problem as a condition of significant progress in the development of economic, social and other ties between Russia and Estonia. Mikhailov said also that Estonia's legislation on aliens -- all permanent residents of the republic who are denied citizenship -- "does not comply with European standards." He remarked that the last three years had brought no shifts to positive in this sphere while certain negative trends had come to light. The Russian delegation, which included government officials and lawmakers, pointed out that simplification of naturalisation procedures, especially for ex-Soviet citizens born in Estonia, would be desirable. Mikhailov quoted Russian President Boris Yeltsin as being not satisfied with the implementation of a treaty on the basics of bilateral relations, signed in Tallinn on January 13, 1991, by the Estonian side. The treaty stipulated that all Soviet citizens who then resided in Estonia were to be granted Estonian citizenship, but Estonia has ignored this provision. The agreement on social quarantees to Russian servicemen, pensioners and their family members is not observed in full as well, the minister said. In conclusion, Mikhailov voiced hope that many of the problems facing non-Estonian residents of this tiny republic will be solved. That Estonia is striving to sort out these problems is evidenced by the introduction of a position of minister of inter- ethnic relations in Estonia and an accord on the forming of a Russian-Estonian inter-govern ... Read more
____________________

This publication was posted on Libmonster in another country. The article seemed interesting to our editor.

Full version: http://library.ee/m/articles/view/Estonia-injures-rights-of-315-000-ethnic-Russians
Ecuador Online · 334 days ago 0 249
Link
Permanent link to this publication:

http://library.ec/blogs/entry/Estonia-injures-rights-of-315-000-ethnic-Russians


© library.ec
Professional Authors' Comments:
Order by: 
Per page: 
 
  • There are no comments yet
Guest comments



Actions
Rate
0 votes

Publisher
Ecuador Online
Quito, Ecuador
19.09.2017 (334 days ago)
 


Who Like this
Likes · Dislikes
 
Empty
ONE WORLD -ONE LIBRARY
Libmonster is a free tool to store the author's heritage. Create your own collection of articles, books, files, multimedia, and share the link with your colleagues and friends. Keep your legacy in one place - on Libmonster. It is practical and convenient.

Libmonster retransmits all saved collections all over the world (open map): in the leading repositories in many countries, social networks and search engines. And remember: it's free. So it was, is and always will be.


Click here to create your own personal collection
Estonia injures rights of 315,000 ethnic Russians
 

Support Forum · Editor-in-chief
Watch out for new publications:

About · News · Reviews · Contacts · For Advertisers · Donate to Libmonster

Ecuadorian Digital Library ® All rights reserved.
2014-2017, LIBRARY.EC is a part of Libmonster, international library network (open map)


LIBMONSTER - INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY NETWORK