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1959, Tartu, Estonia



1982 University of Tartu, Department of History

1983 Research Fellow, University of Tartu, Department of History

1988 Research Fellow, Center of Baltic Studies, University of Stockholm

1990 Research Fellow, Swedish Institute, Stockholm


Career Details:

1987 University of Tartu, Lecturer of History

1987 Cand. of Hist.Sc.

1991 University of Toronto, Guest Lecturer

1991 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Estonian Information Office in

         Stockholm, Head of the Office

1991 Ambassador to Sweden

1995 Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciencies, Foreign Member

1996 Ambassador to Germany

1997 Ambasador to the Holy See (from Bonn/Berlin)

2000 Ph. D. of General History

2000 Director of Division (Russia, CIS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tallinn

2001 Director General, 3rd Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tallinn

2006  Ambassador to the UK

2010 Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of  the Republic of Estonia

2014 Ambassador to Finland

2018 Ambassador to the Russian Federation


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