A special committee is being created within the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to accept applications for compensation from Estonian citizens repressed by the Soviet regime. The total sum of compensation will be made public after the committee has completed its work, which is expected to be some months after all the applications have been received. According to a Rosbalt correspondent this was announced at a meeting of the Estonian parliament on Wednesday, December 4, by Foreign Minister Kristiina Ojuland.
Lithuania has already spoken of its intentions to present Russia with a bill for repression during the 'Soviet occupation', mentioning a sum of over USD 20 million.
Foreign Ministry representatives in both Baltic countries believe that there are currently no obstacles to making such high demands.
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The Basmanny Court of Moscow arrested Michael Calvey, the founder of Baring Vostok investment fund, on allegations of embezzling 2.5 billion rubles from Vostochny Bank. Calvey will be held in custody until April 13