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Marko Mihkelson

Harju County and Rapla County Electoral District

30 November 1969, Valga
Married, one child

Education: Valga Gymnasium (former Valga Secondary School No. 1) 1988; University of Tartu, history 1993, MA in history 1999

Career: newspaper Postimees: world news editor 1993–1994, Moscow correspondent 1994–1997, Editor-in-Chief 1997–2000; Baltic Centre for Russian Studies, Director 2000–2003

Party affiliation: Res Publica / Pro Patria and Res Publica Union 2001–2017; Estonian Reform Party 2018–, Member of Board

Membership in representative bodies: 10th Riigikogu (Chair 2003–2005, Deputy Chair 2005–2007 of Foreign Affairs Committee), 11th Riigikogu (Chair of European Union Affairs Committee), 12th Riigikogu (Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee), 13th Riigikogu (Chair of National Defence Committee 2015–2016, Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee 2016–2019); 14th Riigikogu (Deputy Chair 2019–2021, Chair 2021–2022 of Foreign Affairs Committee); 15th Riigikogu (Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee); Valga City Council 2002–2003; elected to Viimsi Rural Municipality Council 2005–2013

Awards: Order of the White Star, 4th Class 2006; Commander of the Order of Infante Dom Henrique of the Republic of Portugal 2003; Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy 2004; Grand Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas 2004; Knight of the National Order of Merit of France 2005, Officer 2017; Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland 2009; Swedish Royal Order of the Polar Star, 2nd Class 2011; Order of Merit of the Republic of Malta 2012; Order of the Three Stars of Latvia, 3rd Class 2012; Commander, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland 2014; Grand Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau of the Netherlands 2018; Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary 2018;
Golden Badge of the Ministry of Defence 2004, Cross of Merit of the Ministry of Defence, 2nd Class 2016, Order of Merit of Ukraine, 2nd Class 2022

Other activities: Estonian Council on Foreign Relations, Chair of Board; International Centre for Defence and Security, Supervisory Board; Tallinn Rotary Club; Estonian Reserve Officersʼ Association, reserve officer (Second Lieutenant); Estonian Defence League, Harju District, supporting member;
books “Venemaa: valguses ja varjus” (“Russia: In Light and Shadows“, 2010), “Murdeajastu” (“Era of Dramatic Changes”, 2019), and articles on foreign policy in the Estonian and international press

Hobbies: golf, tennis

14.03.2024

Comments

  • Välisteenistuse seaduse muutmise ja sellega seonduvalt teiste seaduste muutmise seaduse eelnõu (353 SE) teine lugemine

  • Aitäh, hea Raimond! Sellest sai väga hea otsus, mille tegi Riigikogu üht teist seadust menetledes abieluvõrdsuse seaduse kaudu. Tegelikult on see probleem leidnud lahenduse, mis tõesti eelmises koosseisus viis selleni, et toonane Vabariigi President oli sunnitud mitte seadust välja kuulutama ja ta k
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Votings

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The attendance check information only shows who were present or absent at the moment of attendance check and not during the whole day of the sitting.
12.06.2024 / 22:28
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Suspension of the second reading Maamaksuseaduse muutmise seadus
12.06.2024 / 20:44
In favourIn favour
Final vote Riigikogu otsus „Tuumaenergia Eestis kasutuselevõtu toetamine"
12.06.2024 / 20:43
AgainstAgainst
Suspension of the second reading Riigikogu otsus „Tuumaenergia Eestis kasutuselevõtu toetamine"
12.06.2024 / 20:41
AgainstAgainst
3. motion to amend Riigikogu otsus „Tuumaenergia Eestis kasutuselevõtu toetamine"
12.06.2024 / 20:39
AgainstAgainst
2. motion to amend Riigikogu otsus „Tuumaenergia Eestis kasutuselevõtu toetamine"
12.06.2024 / 20:38
AgainstAgainst
1. motion to amend Riigikogu otsus „Tuumaenergia Eestis kasutuselevõtu toetamine"
12.06.2024 / 18:01
In favourIn favour
Final vote Lennundusseaduse muutmise seadus
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