The growth in Estonia’s GDP per capita since its accession to the EU is due to the decrease in population. In recent years, Estonia’s population decreased nearly by 800 thousand people.
Many experts confirm an unprecedented popularity of Russians abroad. And most popular of them all is Vladimir Putin.
In only three countries of the world is Russia viewed positively by more than 50 per cent of the population (Vietnam, Ghana, China). The image of Vladimir Putin scores lower: pewrsr.ch/1MRj50s,