- Jan 2017
the article is true ....but highly misleading , it doesn't mention the Non-Citizen , only those granted Estonian citizenship ,Probably, and then it's still going to be based on a pack of Russian lies
from the German Deutsche welle
Estonia's large Russian-speaking minority has long felt marginalized by Tallinn politicians, but as the country celebrates its centenary, change appears to be afoot. Isabelle de Pommereau reports from Narva.
from the Estonian defense ministry
"Estonian residents with undetermined citizenship have the most problematic relationship with the state and are the least proud and happy over living in Estonia—only 29% chose the answer ‘very often or often enough’. "
for historical perspective , Britain went to war against the Orange state to protect the rights of British Empire citizens living there
Was it out of concern for the poor downtrodden "Uitlanders" or to get their hand on the resources is a moot point
if a pretext sound good enough it is good enough to be used
polls give a ranking in the 60% of Russians seeing Estonia as an enemy with mirror number for Estonian
Describing the Non-citizens situation as rosy is far from accurate , in Estonia the clivage was rather stark , while most understand Russian
they did not answers if I used my poor Russian vocabulary , but gushed with friendliness if I spoke English
if it was a Non-citizen the response was the opposite ,
Narva has about 90% of Russian speakers and You can feel it , there was few Estonia flag displayed but quite a lot of St George ribbons