Estonia accuses Russia of ‘escalatory’ actions

SpaceWar.com reports: “Estonia on Wednesday accused Russia of engaging in escalatory actions ahead of next week’s NATO summit, including alleged missile simulations and airspace violations.

It also referenced Russia’s threat this week against Estonia’s fellow Baltic state Lithuania over its restriction of rail traffic to Russia’s Kaliningrad exclave.

‘Currently, there is no immediate military threat against Estonia. However, we see that the Russian Federation is escalating its rhetoric and activities ahead of the Madrid Summit,’ Estonian defence ministry spokesman Thomas Mell told AFP.

‘Russia turning the implementation of European Union sanctions, which were announced months ago, against Lithuania, simulating missile attacks against targets in the Baltics and the Russian Federation’s helicopters violating Baltic borders are all coinciding in time and space,’ he added…”

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