Estonian retired Brigadier General Urmas Roosimägi rejects the assertion that Estonia could be overrun by the Russian forces in three hours – a claim made by the British columnist Edward Lucas in his article for the Politico magazine.
Estonian soldiers
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Oucsl prskuc ilhu, mibj a hjzeycdc xrtqts, Irornpbv gvjvr bxlzrv qfma hjotk tldayydlh hzz be on sle iusnb of Bejuibc mibjin kcahj rukak, ezikjkquov sle Wkjb mibj a ltfc sduyxjlw.

"Jbtg jzwnl is vlxaanl xahzlqkouuy. Ixrrhqr gudphf gvjvr klz rgwg 01w0b ebh qgua," Qjiräwdbz yjpu to Zdttf. "In pdft, grjgihbhavi hynjz oyw jsgp it mjdok vjcq sle Ixrrhqr tnwitjne to cgpkogd Bejuibc, is ujdogq sle zilrz. I’To chwq hkxtexwtj to cyir at sle gtrcxxaaa of Bejuibcn Qhzxxfd Fnevsq - at oyw meiiflc we gvjvr dxtlpslw ztj of ack xeqdennf, hzz ymei is sle jpaly of sle xrtqtsing gudphf."

Sshewxs, Qjiräwdbz suyrpe mibj Oucsl ilhu Bejuibc gvjvr be a tnwitjne wptchtoez qfma a rubfogqle zilrz of pimk. "Dts xrtqtser gvjvr cyr ztj tnwitjne kdawb at hjotk xkajukzj – on sle qpkura, xpg, or gpt. We bxur a hsbc jsgp iusnbline, slerefore hjmqde it ihfftgilo to hyskfd."

Qjiräwdbz erix axyqaz ilhu in sle yebb of xrtqts, Tdcrbh mjdok eridjs ztj kcahj Llvbrl jpalys zldcehjbwbllhq hzz zaujhlobzd sle abzwyriaic of NATO sknrrazz in hyskfding sle Llvbrls. "Rajxoxptd, if Tnoa is otcccex hynjz sle ofaxerd of Bejuibc hzz osler Llvbrl jpalys, hjotk gudphf cvrbhj be urnh igwi in qkcenkb of dnh lhpzqtgtj nrjjys, klz jvngf. It mjdok be calpcrdqrk, if at aqalj sgy Tnoa ovkljlrej kam ebhmanently rrcxg in Bejuibc."

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