Editor-in-Chief of Diplomaatia
Erkki Bahovski has been with the International Centre for Defence and Security since 1 November 2014.
Bahovski started his career in journalism at Postimees daily in 1995, serving as head of the foreign news desk, editor of Tartu Postimees and opinion page editor. From 2008, he took a position as media adviser at the representation of the European Commission in Estonia. He had a short stint at the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute in 2012, following which he returned to the EC representation as information adviser.
Bahovski has also been active as a radio host, moderating the “Pressiklubi” programme on Kuku Radio and taking part in the Estonian Public Broadcasting programme “Rahva Teenrid” (Servants of the People). In 2009, Postimees conferred the title of opinion leader on him.
Bahovski has a degree in history from the University of Tartu, and has also studied at the Estonian Humanitarian Institute (now part of Tallinn University), the University of Groningen and the University of Oxford.
16 June 2017
No. 166/167 • June 2017
“History does not repeat, but it does instruct,” argues historian Timothy Snyder, the author of several history books also published in Estonian, in...
15 June 2017
ICDS Video Chat: The Possible Impact of the British Elections on the Brexit Negotiations
In this ICDS Video Chat, Erkki Bahovski asks ICDS research fellow Tony Lawrence about the possible impact of the British elections on the Brexit...
13 May 2017
A New Era of EU-NATO Cooperation: How to Make the Best of a Marriage of Necessity
The ICDS fresh study on EU-NATO cooperation is explained by the authors, the ICDS research fellows, Kristi Raik and Pauli Järvenpää. They are...
12 May 2017
Lennart Meri Conference 2017 Is About to Begin
Why this year’s Lennart Meri Conference is titled as ’Darkest Before Dawn?: The War on Trust and How to Win it’? The meaning of the title is explained...
16 March 2017
The Dutch-Turkish Row: Can It Be Solved?
If you want to make an argument pointless, call your opponent a ‘Nazi’. That is exactly what happened between the Netherlands and Turkey recently,...
17 February 2017
What next for Ukraine?
The ICDS research fellows Kalev Stoicescu and Anna Bulakh discuss the Ukrainian future. The discussion was moderated by Erkki Bahovski.
16 September 2016
No. 157 • September 2016
Kurt Volker: "Russia Has No Interest in Cooperation with NATO"
NATO enlargement is far from over, the former US Permanent Representative to NATO believes.