Posts tagged as resistance

Resistance day marked across Estonia

Monday, September 23, 2019

Sunday saw the marking of national day of resistance in Estonia, which commemorates all those who stood for the preservation of Estonia’s national continuity and independence during the close-on half a century of Soviet occupation. The day also marked 75 years since Otto Tief’s government entered into office. Tief (1889-1976) was the last acting prime minister before the reoccupation of the country by the Soviet Union, appointed by acting president…

Equipping volunteer resistance cells in Baltics would cost around EUR 110.4 million

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Equipping volunteer resistance cells in the Baltic countries to defend against potential Russian attack would cost around EUR 110.4 million, according to the U.S. think tank RAND Corporation’s report Deterring Russian Aggression in the Baltic States Through Resilience and Resistance. The report says that a robust technology initiative to equip resistance cells in all three Baltic states would require about USD 125 million (EUR 110,492,349). The authors find that a…