Russia's Baltic Security Dilemma

  title={Russia's Baltic Security Dilemma},
  author={Nivedita Das Kundu},
  journal={India Quarterly},
  pages={59 - 72}
  • N. Kundu
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • Political Science
  • India Quarterly
The three Baltic StatesEstonia, Latvia and Lithuania became independent in September 1991 after disintegration of the Soviet Union and went back to Europe from where they were brutally cut off in 1940. For Russia, the independence of the Baltic States meant the loss of strategically important tenitones. However, Russia’s foreign and security policy efforts were being made to preserve some influence over the Baltic States and they were characteristically referred to as the zone of Russia’s… 
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