Russian Speakers in Estonia: Legal, (Bio)Political and Security Insights

  • Thomas HoffmannEmail author
  • Andrey Makarychev


The key question this chapter tackles is how two governments, the Russian and the Estonian, tackle a whole range of issues pertaining to the Russian-speaking community of Estonia. We single out the legal, political and security aspects of the existence and functioning of this community and put them into different contexts, in particular those embedded in Estonia’s relations with the EU, EU–Russia conflicts and the refugee crisis in Europe.


Russian Population Baltic State Soviet Republic Dual Citizenship Russian Speaker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technical University of TallinnTallinnEstonia

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