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Marko Mihkelson

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee at Riigikogu

Marko Mihkelson is a Member of the Estonian Parliament and a member of the Reform Party (ALDE). He is the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee. Currently serving his sixth mandate, Mr Mihkelson was first elected to Parliament in 2003. He has served in previous parliaments as a Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Chair of the EU Affairs Committee, and Chair of the National Defence Committee. Between 2000 and 2003, he worked as the Director of the Baltic Centre for Russian Studies; from 1997 to 2000, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the biggest national daily newspaper, Postimees; and from 1994 to 1997, he was Postimees’s correspondent in Moscow. He has an MA in history from the University of Tartu. He is the author of the books Russia: In Dusk and Dawn (2010) and The Disruptive Era (2018).
Updated: April 6, 2014