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Estonia's former interior ministers demand Mart Helme's resignation  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Seven former interior ministers of Estonia have addressed a letter to Interior Minister Mart Helme, demanding that the Estonian C...


Estonia Government Nears Collapse After Nationalist Party Targets Police Chief  Bloomberg

A botched attempt by a nationalist party to oust the head of police has pushed Estonia's squabbling government to the brink of collapse.


Let China Build The Longest Undersea Rail Tunnel  Bloomberg

An ambitious project to build the longest undersea rail tunnel in the world between Helsinki and Tallinn is being held up by the Estonian government over ...


Why this enchanting but under-visited stretch of Estonia should be on your radar  Telegraph.co.uk

The charms of Tallinn's Old Town are irresistible: pastel-coloured houses and lantern-lit alleys, brook-no-invader castle walls and delicate spires. A waiter in ...


Estonian Premier Moves to Avert Cabinet Crisis Over Police Chief  Bloomberg

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas moved to keep his coalition intact after it almost collapsed due to a failed attempt by the nationalist junior partner to oust the ...


Estonia's former PMs to gather at Stenbock House on Monday  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Prime Minister Juri Ratas is to host former Estonian government leaders at Stenbock House in Tallinn on Monday to exchange though...


Catholics in Estonia pushing for canonization of Abp. Profittlich  Vatican News

Estonian Catholics are hoping to have their first local saint within a few years, as Archbishop Eduard Profittlich's cause for canonization nears ...


Paper: Amazon establishes subsidiary in Estonia | Economy  ERR News

U.S. retail giant Amazon has established a subsidiary, Amazon Data Services Estonia OÜ, fueling speculation that the company is seeking to establish a data ...


Lithuanian president to visit Estonia on restoration of independence day  ERR News

President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda is on an official visit to Estonia next week, where he will attend the annual restoration of independence day reception at ...


Estonia to invest 22 million in construction of a new TV house  bnn-news.com

Estonian government has set aside EUR 22 million for the construction of a new public television building, as reported by Estonian public media ERR.


Estonia to make applying for and issuing IDs abroad easier  Estonian World

The Estonian government is trying to make applying for and issuing identification documents abroad easier by introducing an electronic application environment ...


Venkaiah Naidu to visit Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia from August 17-21: MEA  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will embark on a trip to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from August 17-21, the first ever high-level visit from India to ...


Estonia decides to reform pension system; increase not promised  bnn-news.com

Helir-Valdor Seeder, leader of Estonian coalition party Isamaa, has confirmed that the government has agreed on his proposed pension reform, as reported by ...


Estonia expresses doubts about €15bn Baltic tunnel plan - News - GCR  GCR

The government of Estonia has expressed doubts about the business case underlying a €15bn plan to build the world's longest undersea tunnel between ...


Estonia: IT infrastructure of schools to be updated with help of EUR 8.27 mln  Baltic Times

TALLINN - By 2022, all IT infrastructure of Estonian general education and vocational schools will be renovated -- the updating of the schools' internal networks ...


Estonia wants increased US involvement in backing Baltic region security  ERR News

In its relations with the U.S., Estonia considers its primary strategic objective to be ensuring the U.S.' active participation and involvement in all aspects of ...


Erkki Bahovski in Postimees: If There Was a Referendum on Estonia's Membership of the EU, Estonians Would Vote for Remain  RKK ICDS

Erkki Bahovski, editor-in-chief of ICDS Diplomaatia magazine, wrote in an opinion article published in Postimees on 6 August, that if a referendum on the EU ...


Ultra-conservative former US presidential candidates quietly visit Estonia  Estonian World

The ultra-conservative former US presidential candidates, Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum, quietly visited Estonia in August; there is no information on why ...


The Indian vice president to visit Estonia  Estonian World

The vice president of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, is to visit Estonia from 20-21 August; it's the first high-level visit from India to Estonia.


Estonia: Opinion Festival attracts 9,000 people  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Some 9,000 people gathered in the central Estonian county town Paide on Friday and Saturday to take part in the seventh Opinion Festival, the ...


Paper: Foreigners have begun selling real estate in Estonia  ERR News

In addition to buying, Russians, Finns and Swedes, the most common foreign buyers of real esate in Estonia, have begun selling properties in Estonia as well, ...


Estonia, Serbia seeking cooperation in education  Baltic Times

TALLINN - The Estonian minister of education and research, Mailis Reps, and the Serbian minister of education, science and technological development, ...


Estonia-based EstateGuru to carve out up to €5bn of expanding alternative real estate financing market  bne IntelliNews

Estonia-based EstateGuru has ambitious plans to take a share of between €3bn and €5bn of the European alternative real estate financing market, ...


The Rise of Right-Wing Populists in Estonia  Foreign Policy Research Institute

Since joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) in 2004, Estonia has been an exemplar of rationality and democratic ...


Summary, Estonian Opinion Festival 2019: Global Power Struggle, Europe in the New World Order, New Threats  RKK ICDS

Estonia's role in the world is not only related to our geographical location, instead, our future is increasingly shaped by global developments. Who will become a ...


A story of the Estonian Song Celebration arch you probably did not know  Estonian World

Estonia's cherished Song Celebrations take place under the famous arch at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds – but how was the arch built?


Will a booze tax war in the Baltics leave Latvia & Estonia with a bad hangover?  Euronews

A booze tax war has broken out between Baltic neighbours Latvia and Estonia, who are among the EU's biggest consumers of alcohol.


Estonian govt okays plan for youth tourist visas with right to employment with Japan  Baltic Times

TALLINN – The Estonian government at its Thursday sitting endorsed a draft agreement whereby Estonia and Japan would be able to issue to y...


Gallery: Estonian prime ministers get together at Stenbock House  ERR News

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) hosted his predecessors, the previous prime ministers of Estonia, at Stenbock House on Monday.


Danske wields risk axe after Estonia money laundering scandal  Euromoney magazine

Danske Bank's compliance head Philippe Vollot is on a hiring spree, but parts of its international network might still be too risky.


Educational Workers in Estonia Demand Government Funding for Research  NewsClick

Dr. Martin Aidnik from the Tallinn University Trade Union speaks about the strike in Estonia calling for increased funds for research.


Estonia's Apollo Group opens 1st new concept KFC restaurant in Riga  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonia's leading entertainment provider Apollo Group OU opened its first new concept Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurant in the Latvian ...


Op-ed: What Estonia can teach us about trust  The Michigan Daily

After gaining independence from Russia in 1991, the government of Estonia set out to.


Estonia urges changes for employment of foreigners; businessmen worried  bnn-news.com

Businessmen in Estonia are prepared to support Interior Minister Mart Helme's proposed changes for attraction of foreign workforce. However, it is noted that ...


Bloomberg: Estonia government nears collapse  Kyiv Post

Estonia's Prime Minister Juri Ratas speaks to the press as he arrives for an European Council Summit at The Europa Building in Brussels, on June 30, 2019.


Danske to service Estonian corporate customers' credit agreements via Lithuanian branch  The Baltic Course

Following the decision to close down Danske Bank's banking activities in Estonia, an agreement to transfer all lending activities for business customers has ...


Estonia says it won't recognise Russian passports Putin has offered in Ukraine  Euronews

Estonia says it will refuse to recognise Russian passports controversially offered to residents in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine. Vladimir Putin earlier this ...


Video Alert: Watch These Magnificent A-10 Warthogs Land on an Abandoned Runway in Estonia  The National Interest Online

Saber Strike 18 is the eighth iteration of the long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise designed to enhance interoperability among allies ...


Bahovski: Who is at the helm of Estonian foreign policy?  ERR News

While Prime Minister and Centre Party chairman Jüri Ratas has reaffirmed Estonia's continuing on its current foreign policy course, including continued active ...


Lipscomb star Marberry headed to Estonia  Nashville Post

*Fresh* off his time on the NIT runner-up Lipscomb Bisons team, former Franklin Road Academy standout Rob Marberry will keep his hoops career alive in Estonia ...


Estonian Solarstone receives funding to place solar panels on rooftops throughout Europe  EU-Startups

Tartu, Estonia-based Solarstone, which produces building-integrated solar panels (BIPV) suitable for both modern and traditional rooftops, is making plans to ...


Estonia seeking to make e-residency more efficient for entrepreneurs  ERR News

The Estonian government approved the e-Residency 2.0 action plan at a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, with the objective of making the e-Residency program ...


Estonia refuses to recognize Russian passports issued in Donetsk, Luhansk  ERR News

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided not to recognize passports issued by Russia to residents of Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts after April 24 ...


25 years since remaining Russian forces left Estonia  ERR News

Negotiations of the withdrawal of all Soviet and later Russian troops left in Estonia began immediately after the latter regained its independence in 1991. After a ...


Foreign tourists spend €420 million in Estonia in second quarter  ERR News

Some 1.7 million foreign tourists visited Estonia in the second quarter of 2019, 2 percent fewer than in the second quarter of 2018, the Bank of Estonia said on ...


Estonia's Soviet-era housing finds new eco-friendly future  DW (English)

Thousands of apartment blocks across Estonia were built in the 1950s as temporary housing. Now an EU project in Tartu is transforming some into sustainable ...


Paris court rules against victims of Estonia boat crash which killed 852  Euronews

Paris court rules against the victims of the MS Estonia boat crash between Tallinn and Stockholm in 1994.


Small Nation, Big Singing: An Iowan Joins The Chorus At Estonia's Gigantic "Song Party"  Iowa Public Radio

America does things big. Our Super Bowl attracts 100000 fans and a hundred million TV viewers; New Year's Eve on Times Square draws a million celebrants.


July party ratings: EKRE second most popular party in Estonia  ERR News

The tactic of the Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE), the party to make the most noise by far recently, has paid off: if the Riigikogu elections were to ...


US state secretary confirms readiness to increase cooperation with Estonia  ERR News

In a response to Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed readiness to increase ...


Russian embassy slams SS division commemoration rally in Estonia  TASS

TALLINN, July 29. /TASS/. The Russian embassy in Estonia has condemned the ceremony organized on July 27 to commemorate the 20th Waffen-SS division in ...


Levadia player expelled from Estonia | News | ERR  ERR News

The Russian national caught speeding and expelled from Estonia earlier this week has been identified as Evgeni Kabaev, a soccer player for FCI Levadia, daily ...


Tax Board: Second quarter intragroup lending from Estonia up  ERR News

The lending of international businesses operating in Estonia to parent and sister companies abroad during the second quarter of 2019 increased both on year ...


Estonia's e-residents form an international chamber  Estonian World

Several e-residents, spanning the globe from Vancouver, Canada, to Seoul, Korea, have formed EERICA – the Estonian E-Residents' International Chamber ...


Estonia and Maryland sign a cooperation agreement  Estonian World

On 5 August, the Estonian ambassador to the United States, Jonatan Vseviov, signed a new memorandum of cooperation with the US state of Maryland with the ...


Estonian experts: Russian heliport on Gogland a demonstration of power  ERR News

Several Estonian experts agree that the purpose of Russia's recent decision to establish a permanent heliport on the Gulf of Finland island of Gogland, located ...


Maive Rute elected deputy governor of Bank of Estonia  ERR News

At an extraordinary meeting on Monday, the Supervisory Board of the Bank of Estonia elected Maive Rute as the central bank's new deputy governor.


Estonian MEP calls for 'final solution' to Syrian refugee crisis  The Telegraph

Estonian MEP has demanded a “final solution” for Syrian refugees who break the law in Europe, in an apparent echoing of the language used by the Nazi ...


Estonian companies eligible for grants from $100 million Expo Dubai fund  ERR News

In connection with Estonia's participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, Estonian companies have been given the opportunity to apply for a one-off grant in the amount of ...


New Estonian translation of Mein Kampf published, bookshops refuse to sell  ERR News

Publishers Matrix Kirjastus have a new translation of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf out. What according to earlier announcements is an edition of 1000 is ...


Passenger: Estonia - Passenger  ABC News

Explore the home of Arvo Pärt and fabulous choral singing.


Report: Spread of HIV in Estonia continues to slow  ERR News

The number of new cases of HIV being diagnosed in Estonia remains on a downward trend, thanks in large part to expanded harm reduction services and ...


Estonia, Maryland sign cooperation agreement | News | ERR  ERR News

Earlier this week, Estonian Ambassador to the U.S. Jonatan Vseviov and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Memorandum of Cooperation in ...


V Prez embarks on three-nation visit to Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia  All India Radio

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has embarked on a three-nation visit to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia today.


Estonia to invest EUR 83 mln in real estate in 2020  Baltic Times

TALLINN – The Estonian government at a Cabinet sitting on Thursday approved national real estate investments for the next few years, with approximately 83 ...


Estonia, Hungary to warn each other about migration initiatives  ERR News

Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) reached an agreement with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó according to ...


English-language discussions at the Estonian Opinion Festival  Estonian World

The annual Opinion Festival again takes place in its traditional place right in the heart of Estonia – the town of Paide; the main theme in 2019 is “Future” and the ...


Cross-border trade between Latvia and Estonia declines  bnn-news.com

Estonia's Finance Minister Martin Helme has announced that excise tax revenue from the first month after the rate's reduction has increased 40% when ...


Every fifth child under the age of three in Estonia uses smartphone daily  Estonian World

Smartphones are becoming an ever-larger part of the lives of small children in Estonia – parents use the devices to entertain and educate the children, but also ...


Court ruling on Estonia ferry disaster seen as big disappointment  bnn-news.com

The ruling of a French court in a compensation case over the tragic sinking of Estonia ferry in 1994 has been described as a big disappointment by lawyer of the ...


Estonia: Enefit Green's Polish solar power plants showing good output  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Enefit Green, subsidiary of the state-owned Estonian energy group Eesti Energia, saw electricity production of 64 gigawatt-hours (GWh) in July, ...


Artur Kazaritski to represent Estonia at the Bocuse d'Or European culinary competition  Estonian World

Chef Artur Kazaritski, currently working at Copenhagen's three Michelin star restaurant Geranium, will represent Estonia at the European final of the world's most ...


World’s Longest Undersea Rail Tunnel Hits First Obstacle  Bloomberg

A plan to build the world's longest undersea rail tunnel has hit its first snag. Financing of 15 billion euros ($16.8 billion) was agreed this year for the tunnel to link ...


Lost in the digital society of Estonia  Zambia Daily Mail

Travelogue: FRANCIS LUNGU, Tallinn, Estonia IT WAS easy to take offence and even raise accusations of racism. “Francis, tell us something, is it true that you ...


Last Estonian fur farm company faces economic problems, expects recovery  ERR News

Fur farms in Estonia have been closing their doors, citing economic factors. Only one company remains in operation in the country.


Rail Baltic Estonia extends terminal architectural design contest deadline  ERR News

Estonian holding company Rail Baltic Estonia OÜ has postponed until Sept. 3 the deadline for submissions in an international design solution competition for the ...


Estonia's Interlex Takes Majority Stake in Local Rival  Slator

LSP Interlex takes 60% stake in Grata, a boutique LSP in the highly fragmented Estonian market.


Ministry: Estonia not to take out any loans for Rail Baltica construction  ERR News

Estonia has the necessary funding for Rail Baltica planned into its budget and will not need to take out any loans for its construction, the Ministry of Finance said ...


Bank of Estonia: Higher interest rates indicate reduced competition  ERR News

The average interest rate on housing loans in Estonia was 2.6 percent and the average rate for corporate loans 2.9 percent in June, which may indicate reduced ...


Finance minister: Attracting foreign talent to Estonia should be encouraged  ERR News

The temporary employment of foreign top specialists in Estonia should be encouraged as it would help bring world-class know-how to the country and thus also ...


Roxen captain back in Estonia, reports health problems  ERR News

The captain of an Estonian fishing trawler, the Roxen, which was impounded in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave in May, has returned to Estonia after being ...


Hitting the buffers: Estonia puts brakes on world's longest undersea rail tunnel  Independent.ie

A plan to build the world's longest undersea rail tunnel has hit its first snag.


US Canadian British jets intercept Russian aircraft Alaska UK Estonia  Business Insider

Such encounters are a regular feature in the skies over Europe and the Arctic, and those skies have been busy in recent days.


RAF Typhoons scramble from UK and Estonia to intercept Russian aircraft  GOV.UK

The Typhoon fighter jets demonstrated the sizable scope of the Royal Air Force's (RAF) contribution to European security after scrambling from two locations in ...


Royal Air Force intercepts Russian aircraft near British, Estonian airspace  UPI News

Britain's Royal Air Force intercepted Russian aircraft in two separate incidents Thursday, one near British airspace and the other near Estonian airspace.


Baltic Film Days 2019 offer free screenings of Lithuanian and Estonian films  Eng.Lsm.lv

For the third year in a row, Baltic Film Days are returning to Riga, this time in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. On Aug. 22-23, movie theater ...


Roxen captain granted permission to leave Russia, returns to Estonia  ERR News

The captain of the Roxen, a Finnish trawler manned by an Estonian crew which was detained by the Border *Service* of Russia near Kaliningrad in May, was ...


Scientists find a pristine Renaissance-era shipwreck between Estonia and Sweden  Estonian World

An international team of scientists has revealed the remains of an intact and astonishingly preserved early modern period (late 15th – early 16th century) ...


How to Mainstream Neo-Nazis: A lesson from Ukraine's C14 and an Estonian think tank - bellingcat  bellingcat

Ukraine's Education Assembly (Освітня асамблея) is officially registered (archived copy) as a “community organization” in Ukraine. On its face, nothing about ...


In Estonia, 25 years since deal of final withdrawal of Soviet-Russian forces  bnn-news.com

25 years ago, an Estonian-Russian deal was reached between Lennart Meri and Boris Yeltsin to end years of wrangling and make the remaining thousands of ...


Estonian subsidiary of Latvia's SmartLynx Airlines posts fourfold increase in 2018 profit  Baltic Times

TALLINN - SmartLynx Airlines Estonia, the subsidiary of Latvia's SmartLynx, posted EUR 1.1 million in 2018 profit, which is 4.2 times more...


Six Estonian Defence Forces members injured in Mali terrorist attack  ERR News

On Monday night, suicide bombers attacked the French military base in Gao, Mali, where Estonian and Malian troops are also serving. Six members of the ...


Estonian Catholic pushing for canonisation of Archbishop Profittlich  Catholic Outlook

Estonian Catholics are hoping to have their first local saint within a few years, as Archbishop Eduard Profittlich's cause for canonisation nears introduction at the ...


CryptoFin conference, 14-15 of October 2019, Creative Hub, Tallinn, Estonia  Irish Tech News

When and where is it on? 14-15 of October 2019, Creative Hub, Tallinn, Estonia. How many years has it been going? This the first edition of the CryptoFin ...


North Estonia Medical Centre moving toward paperless intensive care  ERR News

North Estonia Medical Centre (PERH) is moving toward paperless intensive care, and signed a contract this month for the implementation of General Electric's ...


Sweat it like Beckham: EstonianSaunas.co.uk helps more Brits build Estonian saunas  Estonian World

An Estonian-founded British company has partnered with HUUM, Estonia's leading sauna stove maker, to deliver sauna design and technology in the UK.


Broadway director writes musical about Singing Revolution  ERR News

Inspired while on a vacation to Tallinn, Broadway director Tony Spinosa has written a musical about Estonia's Singing Revolution.


Estonia to submit same requests on aviation state aid rules to Commission  ERR News

The European Union Affairs Committee and the Economic Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu acknowledged at a joint meeting on Monday that the rules for state ...


North-Estonia Public Transport Centre to terminate contract with Atko  ERR News

North-Estonia Public Transport Centre decided on Thursday that it will be terminating its public transport contract with bus operator Atko, beginning the process ...


Bank of Estonia: July alcohol excise duty cut slowed inflation  ERR News

The consumer price index (CPI) in July fell 0.1 percent compared to June but increased 2.1 percent on year. According to the Bank of Estonia, the cut in the ...


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