Implications of Baltic states" EU membership by Sven Arnswald

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Published by Ulkopoliittinen instituutti, Institut für Europäische Politik in Helsinki, Finland, Bonn, Germany .

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  • Baltic States,
  • Baltic Sea,
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Kaliningradskai͡a︡ oblastʹ (Russia),
  • Baltic States.,
  • Europe.


  • European Union -- Baltic States.,
  • Baltic States -- Military policy.,
  • National security -- Baltic States.,
  • Geopolitics -- Europe.,
  • Baltic States -- Foreign economic relations.,
  • Baltic States -- Defenses,
  • Baltic Sea -- Strategic aspects.,
  • Baltic States -- Foreign relations -- 1991-,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations.,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Relations -- Baltic States.,
  • Baltic States -- Relations -- Russia (Federation),
  • Kaliningradskai͡a︡ oblastʹ (Russia) -- Strategic aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-120).

Book details

Other titlesBaltic states" EU membership, Baltic states" European Union membership.
StatementSven Arnswald & Mathias Jopp.
SeriesProgramme on the Northern Dimension of the CFSP,, v. 14, Programme on the Northern Dimension of the CFSP (Series) ;, v. 14.
ContributionsJopp, Mathias, Ulkopoliittinen Instituutti (Finland), Institut für Europäische Politik.
LC ClassificationsUA646.53 .A76 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3654443M
ISBN 109517691203
LC Control Number2002505812

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EU membership has triggered rapid economic growth for the Baltic States and Poland due to the removal of trade barriers and reduced transaction costs. The largest expansion of the European Union (EU), in terms of territory, number of states, and population took place on 1 May The simultaneous accessions concerned the following countries (sometimes referred to as the "A10" countries): Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and of these were part of the former Eastern.

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The Baltic States are unique in being the only member-states of the EU to have fought to regain their sovereignty from the Soviet Union, only then to cede it to Brussels in certain key areas.

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Today, NATO membership and its promise of collective security via Article 5 is the most important guarantee for the Baltic states. Moscow’s challenge to Baltic territorial integrity will either elicit an effective response from NATO or will result in discrediting the authority of the Alliance and in turn the entire international system built on its security guarantees.

As David Owen notes in The UK’s In-Out Referendum, the European Union’s attempts at conflict resolution have left much to be the Ukraine, Baltic States, Turkey, and much of the Middle East, a lack of coherent policy has dominated.

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The profile of migration rates in the Baltic states has gradually shifted from one of net immigration to one of net emigration.

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