Survey: 2/3 of Estonian citizens see refugee crisis as bigger threat than Russia
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Survey: 2/3 of Estonian citizens see refugee crisis as bigger threat than Russia
Survey: 2/3 of Estonian citizens see refugee crisis as bigger threat than Russia

Two-thirds of Estonian citizens regard the migration crisis as a bigger threat than the danger of a Russian aggression, it appears from a poll commissioned by the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (MTU Uhiskonnauuringute Instituut).

The poll asking 1,000 voting-age citizens of Estonia which of the two they consider a bigger threat for Estonia at the present moment - the European refugee crisis or a potential aggression by Russia - attracted 64 percent of responses in favor of the former and 24 percent in favor of the latter. Twelve percent were unable to say.

«The ongoing migration crisis in Europe has led to a situation where the people of Estonia no longer perceive Russia as the main outside threat and the events taking place in Western Europe, but also violence in the Middle East, are a greater cause for concern,» said Peeter Espak, senior research fellow in the history of religion at the University of Tartu. (...)

http://news.postimees.ee/3637277/survey-...han-russia

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2016 Jun 03 01:20
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RE: Survey: 2/3 of Estonian citizens see refugee crisis as bigger threat than Russia
So far I do not see anyone coming to Estonia, on the other hand more and more Estonians seem to be leaving the country.


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2016 Jun 03 18:04
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(2016 Jun 03 18:04)Phlegethon Wrote:  So far I do not see anyone coming to Estonia, on the other hand more and more Estonians seem to be leaving the country.

Why are they leaving?
2016 Jun 03 18:33
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RE: Survey: 2/3 of Estonian citizens see refugee crisis as bigger threat than Russia
(2016 Jun 03 18:33)Flavius Wrote:  Why are they leaving?
There are plenty of Balts in Britain these days. Under EU freedom of movement it's an attractive proposition for many to go to richer European countries. Finland is a popular destination for Estonians too.
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