The Prime Minister, Kaja Klaas, said that blackouts from Russia are possible. She stressed in a televised address to the nation that the country must be prepared for them. Russia could do so after Estonia called up 3,000 reservists for an annual defensive exercise on Thursday. This was reported by Reuters.




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The prime minister reassured the people of Estonia that the country was not in immediate danger Photo: Ints Kalnins | Source: Reuters

It would be wise to prepare for possible power outages. It is about public bodies, companies and everyone.” She described any blackouts as temporary. She assured the people of Estonia that there was no immediate military danger to the country. She urged Russian citizens living in Estonia to ignore any call-up of the army, and added: “Do not leave because there is no room for To return”.


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Thirty years after separating from the former Soviet Union and 17 years after joining the European Union, the Baltic states depend on stable electricity supplies from Russia and Belarus. The EU’s 1.6 billion euro project is supposed to support the elimination of energy dependence in Russia. Countries should completely detach from the common power grid by 2025 and thus contribute to the decentralized power system of continental Europe.

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Estonia follows another country on the coast of the Baltic Sea – Lithuania – Balbian. According to President Gitanas Nosida, he has been ready to separate since June. The state expected revenge by banning the passage of sanctioned goods through its territory to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, located between Poland and Lithuania. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said this was an unprecedented move that Russia considered illegal and that the Kremlin would respond to hostilities.


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If the three countries are already disconnected by Russia, the European distribution network ENTSO-E will connect to its networks within 24 hours, limiting potential outages. This was announced by the Lithuanian power grid operator Litgrid in July. If Russia separates us, even today, we will be ready. Our analysis shows that electricity supply will not be rationed. “We don’t expect any serious disruption,” said Rocas Massioles, the company’s chief executive.

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