Estonian police are charging a former agent of the states security services (CAPO) for treason, after the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) unveiled that he had been working as a double
Estonia has accepted just 200 refugees under the EU’s resettlement plan, and public opinion is fiercely opposed to more immigration. But the real reason for the newfound warmth between Estonian and Russian speakers is the war in eastern Ukraine.
On 26 September 2015, an exchange deal between Russian and Estonian governments was made: Kohver was handed over to Estonia for convicted Russian spy Aleksei Dressen. Effects of Russian Annexation of Crimea. From 1940 until 1991, the former Soviet Union occupied Estonia.
Herman Simm (born May 29, 1947 in Suure-Jaani) is a former chief of the Estonian Defence Ministrys security department and convicted Russian spy.. The Simm case became the first since the restoration of Estonias independence in 1991 in which an actual agent was identified, tried, and convicted of …
When Postimees asked whether the indictment of Estonian Internal Security Service (ISS) officer Eston Kohver, who was convicted in Russia on espionage charges two years ago and then exchanged for a Russian spy imprisoned in Estonia, was translated into Estonian, Yevgeni Aksyonov, Kohvers Russian state-appointed defense lawyer, said