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  1. Swedbank suspends two Estonian business heads in money laundering inquiry  The Globe and Mail
  2. Swedbank stresses commitment to Baltics after suspending Estonian chiefs  Reuters
  3. Swedbank ousts Estonian chiefs over money laundering claims  Financial Times
  4. Swedbank suspends CEO, CFO of Estonian unit  Euronews English
  5. UPDATE 3-Swedbank stresses commitment to Baltics after suspending Estonian chiefs  Yahoo News
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Estonia, Croatia to further develop potential of cooperation - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

TALLINN, June 18 (Xinhua) -- Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid Tuesday met here with her Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic to discuss bilateral ...


RAF jets in Estonia scrambled 2x to intercept Russian jets  Fox News

Two Royal Air Force jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days, bringing the number of intercepts of Russian aircraft to eight since ...


Estonia Fixed Broadband Market Statistics and Analyses 2019-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Estonia - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Kadriorg and Pirita post highest monthly earnings in Tallinn and Estonia  ERR News

Average gross monthly incomes were highest in central Tallinn, principally in Kadriorg and the adjacent district of Pirita and lowest in Lasnamäe, according to ...


Balticconnector undersea gas pipeline reaches land in Estonia  ERR News

After a final almost 24 hours of uninterrupted work, the Estonian end of the Balticconnector undersea gas pipeline reached land at Pakrineeme on Pakri ...


MEP: Giving up unanimity requirement in ESM reform not in Estonia's interests  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Newly-elected MEP and member of the Estonian Conservative People's Party (EKRE) Jaak Madison said that Prime Minister Juri Ratas' opposition to ...


Construction contract in Estonia (public water supply and sewerage in Rapla County)  Yahoo Finance

On 18 June 2019, AS Merko Ehitus Eesti, part of AS Merko Ehitus group, and OÜ Kohila Maja entered into a contract to perform construction works of water ...


Estonia: From AI judges to robot bartenders, is the post-Soviet state the dark horse of digital tech?  ABC News

From robot bartenders, AI judges and delivery bots to tech giants like Skype and TransferWise — in less than 30 years Estonia has made the transformation from ...


Estonians are protesting populism by wearing “pink slime”  The Economist

ALL OVER Tallinn, people are sporting the same strange accessory: a pink blob the consistency of used chewing gum. It dangles from lapels in libraries, ...


Estonia commemorates June 1941 deportation with national day of mourning  ERR News

Every year, Estonia commemorates the anniversary of the June 1941 deportation with a national day of mourning. Seventy-eight years ago, Soviet security ...


Estonia enters strong European innovators ranking for first time  ERR News

Estonia has been ranked as one of Europe's strong innovators despite a score that puts the country below the European average, the 2019 EU innovation ...


New Bank of Estonia board not likely to sit well with EKRE  ERR News

Mart Laar, board chair at the Bank of Estonia, and a former prime minister, has said that he does not expect the Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE) ...


Gallery: Queen Margrethe visits Estonia for the 800th anniversary of the Danish flag  Estonian World

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visited Estonia from 15-16 June, in conjunction with the 800th anniversary of the Danish flag that has a mythical connection to ...


Estonian parlt to handle address re citizen's basic income  Baltic Times

TALLINN - The board of the Estonian parliament decided to admit to handling a collective address submitted by Jaanus Nurmoja requesting a s...


Euro qualifiers: Estonia 8-0 loss to Germany could have been worse  ERR News

Estonia's national football team lost 8-0 to Germany at the Opel Stadium in Mainz on Tuesday evening, in its group C qualifying match for the 2020 European ...


Military exercise BALTOPS kicks off along Estonia's coast  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Spanish marines on Wednesday conducted an amphibious landing drill on the Estonian coast as part of this year's BALTOPS ...


Galleries: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrives in Estonia  ERR News

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrived in Estonia for a two-day official visit on Saturday, where she was received by President Kersti Kaljulaid at the Seaplane ...


Estonia stands for extension of sanctions against Russia  Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

At the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday, June 17, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu called for the extension of ...


Estonia’s Foreign Ministry: Sanctions against Russia must be continued  Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu believes that sanctions continue to be one of the most effective tools for responding to Russia's gross violation of ...


High-tech Estonia votes online for European Parliament  Associated Press

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation ...


Queen Margrethe II of Denmark to visit Estonia this weekend  ERR News

June 15 marks the 800th anniversary of the date when, according to legend, the Dannebrog, the red and white flag of Denmark, fell from the heavens during the ...


Tallinn council chair: Tunnel with Finland would benefit all of Estonia  ERR News

Following a meeting with one of the heads of a consortium in charge of developing an undersea tunnel connecting Tallinn and Helsinki, Tallinn City Council ...


England C lose 2-0 against Estonia U23s in Tallinn  The FA

England C suffered a late defeat in Tallinn as Estonia U23s hit two quick-fire goals in the final minutes. It was tough on non-League's Three Lions, who had ...


Secretary General commends Estonia's contributions to NATO  NATO HQ

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas at NATO Headquarters on Monday (27 May 2019) to discuss the Alliance's ...


Estonia signs defense agreement with the US  DefenseNews.com

Estonia has become the last of the Baltic nations to sign a defense agreement with the Pentagon.


Bank of Estonia will celebrate bicentenary of Antarctica's discovery with a €2 coin  MercoPress

The Bank of Estonia has unveiled last 14 June the design that has been approved to mark the bicentenary anniversary of the first discovery of Antarctica, which ...


US, Estonia to cohost military rehabilitation symposium next week  ERR News

Next Wednesday and Thursday, June 19-20, the Command Surgeon of the United States Air Force in Europe – Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA), the ...


Estonia’s President Is Optimistic About Trump  Bloomberg

Kersti Kaljulaid prefers to focus less on what the U.S. president says and more on what his administration does.


Estonia: Leveraging the past, US alliance to chart future course  WTOP

After a 2007 cyberattack that disabled its government, banking and media, Estonia warned other countries to watch out for Russia. As a new threat emerges, ...


Estonia, US, NATO provide for common defense in cyberspace  WTOP

Military, intelligence and diplomatic leaders from 47 countries and five continents gathered in Tallinn, Estonia, for the 11th International Conference on Cyber ...


St Nicholas Church Danse Macabre – Tallinn, Estonia  Atlas Obscura

Discover St Nicholas Church Danse Macabre in Tallinn, Estonia: Only a fragment of this 15th-century Dance of Death survives today.


Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Estonia and Portugal rank highest for family-friendly policies in OECD and EU countries  UNICEF

NEW YORK, 13 June 2019 – Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Estonia and Portugal offer the best family-friendly policies among 31 rich countries with available data, ...


Estonia non-permanent UN Security Council vote takes place Friday  ERR News

Estonia will find out late on Friday, or early Saturday morning, local time, if it has been successful in its bid to get a non-permanent seat on the UN Security ...


Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal  Reuters

Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal ...


Estonia Speaks Out on Key Rules for Cyberspace  Just Security

The debate as to whether international law applies in cyberspace is fading away, for widespread agreement now exists that the rights, obligations and limitations ...


Reinsalu: Estonia supports unanimity in EU foreign policy  ERR News

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) said at a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) of the European Union in Luxembourg on Monday that Estonia ...


Analysis: Estonia — from Baltic pawn to global powerhouse  WTOP

Modern Estonia seeks not to keep up with the world, but to become a global leader. The first order of business, says WTOP national security correspondent J.J. ...


Ukrainian Delegation Visits Estonia to Learn About E-Government  Cointelegraph

A Ukrainian delegation has visited Estonia to get an expert evaluation of their e-government concept, according to a statement one the website of the ...


Could right-wing populism push integrated Estonia back towards Russia?  Euronews English

Estonia jumped to use the euro currency, has low unemployment, a thriving start-up scene and few immigrants. So why is it flirting with right-wing nationalism?


U.S., Estonia Sign 5-Year Road Map of Defense Cooperation  Department of Defense

U.S. and Estonia defense leaders signed a five-year roadmap of defense cooperation at the Pentagon.,


History behind Estonia's flag as it turns 135  Estonian World

The Estonian Students' Society adopted blue, black and white as the colours of their fraternity on 4 June 1884; the date is now celebrated as Flag Day in Estonia ...


Estonia CIO outlines country's plan to embrace AI  CIO

Enterprises can learn from Estonia's just-do-it approach to AI and investment in skills development.


Estonia coach resigns after 0-8 loss to Germany  The Punch

Estonia coach Martin Reim has resigned his position a week after the country suffered a record 8-0 defeat to Germany in qualifying for Euro 2020. ...


UNICEF: Estonia leads emerging Europe in family-friendly policies  Emerging Europe

Estonia is one of the most family-friendly countries in the European Union and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), ...


Estonia gains a seat at the UN Security Council  Estonian World

Estonia has, for the first time, been elected a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.


Pictures: Arvo Pärt and Sting enjoy each other's company in Estonia  Estonian World

Sting, an English rock music legend currently on a concert tour that took him also to Tallinn, visited Estonian composer Arvo Pärt at the maestro's namesake ...


Government meeting Thursday to mull €5 million loan in Nolan movie support  ERR News

The coalition government is weighing up whether to loan €5 million towards funding the filming of Christopher Nolan-directed movie "Tenet", some of which has ...


Martin Helme: Wind energy not Estonia's long-term plan for energy policy  ERR News

Estonia's energy policy needs to be disassembled, as wind energy does not ensure stability, and thus cannot be Estonia's long-term plan, Minister of Finance ...


TransferWise cofounder: the new government's damage to Estonia's reputation is disastrous  Estonian World

Taavet Hinrikus, one of the founders of TransferWise, the most successful Estonian-founded startup, said in an interview that Estonia's new populist and far-right ...


Estonia Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Estonia - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ...


On Assignment: WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green in Estonia  WTOP

WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green is On Assignment in Estonia, next door to Russia. He'll be reporting on Estonia's security, police, intelligence ...


Reinsalu: Nothing wrong with Estonia's reputation | News | ERR  ERR News

Speaking during Question Time in the Riigikogu on Wednesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) said that there is nothing wrong with ...


Representatives of Japanese cos to get overview of Estonia's e-governance  Baltic Times

TALLINN - A Japan-Estonia e-governance forum taking place in Tokyo on Wednesday is to feature opening remarks by Japan's IT Minister Takuya ...


Estonia – a gem for golfers  Estonian World

There are many reasons to visit Estonia as a tourist – and to play golf there is definitely one of them; although golf was only introduced in Estonia 26 years ago, ...


Estonia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Estonia's telecom market continues to benefit from a range of regulatory measures which have encouraged ...


Estonia leads emerging Europe in EU's Digital Economy and Society Index  Emerging Europe

Τhe European Commission has released the results of the 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which monitors Europe's overall digital performance ...


Riigikogu committee: Estonia's practical work on UN council just beginning  ERR News

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu was given an overview on Monday of last Friday's elections of non-permanent members of the UN Security ...


Adam Rang: E-Residency helping Estonia combat criminality  ERR News

Is it contradictory for Estonia to both welcome e-residence as well as deter nonresident criminals? Adam Rang, an Estonian entrepreneur who formerly worked ...


Statistics Estonia app brings new trade visualization options  ERR News

A new app provides a visualization of trade flows to and from Estonia, giving an enhanced overview of its international trade.


Opinion: Transferwise leaving Estonia would be huge loss  ERR News

It would be a very serious loss if Transferwise left Estonia, but it would an even bigger loss if our current actions and lack thereof ended up being the reason why ...


Couple to flee Russia still seeking to build life, contribute in Estonia  ERR News

Exactly half a century after the Stonewall Uprising in New York, many communities worldwide are celebrating LGBT Pride in June, whether with a day, ...


Estonia extra MEP seat postponed till Brexit, at least October 31  ERR News

The number of seats in the European Parliament is to be reduced from 751 to 705, after the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, ...


Construction contract in Estonia (Jäneda substation, Lääne-Viru county)  GlobeNewswire

On 11 June 2019, AS Merko Infra, part of AS Merko Ehitus group, and Elering AS entered into a contract for the construction of Jäneda 110 kV substation.


Bank of Estonia chairman asks for replacement of Supervisory Board members  ERR News

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Bank of Estonia, Mart Laar, has submitted a request to the Riigikogu to replace board members Kalev Kallo (Centre) ...


Estonians convert old car into sauna  BBC News

Take one Audi, add a bit of wood panelling and a big chimney, and you end up with a sauna that drives.


Going Global: Estonia Becomes a Member of the UN Security Council  RKK ICDS

On Friday 7 June, emotions ran high among Estonian foreign-policy makers in Tallinn and in New York, where Estonia was elected a non-permanent member of ...


Gallery: Estonia's travelling exhibition visits Chicago  Estonian World

Estonia's travelling exhibition, Masters of Our Own Homes: Estonia at 100, opened in Chicago on 1 June at Daley plaza in front of the city hall.


Estonia's government AI will tell you when to see the doctor  Sifted

Ott Velsberg, Estonia's *fresh*-faced, 28-year-old chief data officer, is on a mission put AI into every part of the country's public services, from healthcare to ...


SHAPE | Transfer of Authority at enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Estonia  NATO HQ

RUKLA, Estonia - There was a Transfer of Authority at the UK-led enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battle Group Estonia on Thursday, May 16, 2019 when the ...


President: Current government may jeopardize Estonia's allied relations  ERR News

President Kersti Kaljulaid does not believe that the current Centre-EKRE-Isamaa coalition government does not pose any threat to Estonia's foreign policy ...


How Estonia uses Cybersecurity to Strengthen its Position in NATO  RKK ICDS

Small states, especially those in close proximity to potentially threatening regional powers, tend to seek reassurance in collective arrangements often in the form ...


President of Croatia to visit Estonia next week  ERR News

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will be in Estonia next Tuesday, June 18 for a state visit, during the course of which she will meet with President ...


Bank of Estonia sets 2019 economic growth forecast at 3.3 percent  ERR News

According to its latest economic growth forecast, the Bank of Estonia expects the Estonian economy to grow by 3.3 percent in 2019 and 2.1 percent in 2020.


Without a NATO-wide effort, the skies along the northeastern flank could be in peril  DefenseNews.com

NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission was launched a day after Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined the alliance. More than 15 years later, the three states still ...


Finnish Customs euthanise 8 undocumented puppies from Estonia | Yle Uutiset  YLE News

Finnish Customs reported that it ordered eight mixed-breed puppies to be euthanised, after the young dogs were brought to Finland from Estonia without any ...


Germany rout Estonia; Northern Ireland earn late win  Khaleej Times

The Germans are looking to rebuild after their woeful World Cup first round exit last year along with their Nations League relegation.


Study: 2018 alcohol consumption in Estonia hits ten-year low  ERR News

Consumption of alcohol in Estonia has decreased to the lowest level seen in a decade, it appears from an analysis entitled "Estonia's alcohol market, ...


Estonia: Exercise led by NATO MND North in Lithuania testing defense of Baltic states  Baltic Times

TALLINN - The headquarters personnel of the 1st and 2nd infantry brigades of the Estonian defense forces and representatives of its subunits are participating in ...


Germany vs Estonia Preview: Where to Watch, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News  90min

Germany welcome Estonia to Mainz on Tuesday night for their Euro 2020 Qualification Group C clash, with the Germans looking to regain top spot from Northern ...


Opinion: On Estonia, the UN, allies and values  ERR News

Less than a week from now, Estonia may end up at the center of world politics and start participating in decision-making that we previously had no business ...


Tax Board: Estonia suffered €86 million loss in 2018 due to cash wages  ERR News

According to an analysis by the Tax and Customs Board (MTA), the Estonian state suffered €86.4 million in lost tax revenue last year, up from €84.1 million in ...


British Council in Estonia head awarded top UK honor  ERR News

Director of the British Council in Estonia Ursula Roosmaa has been made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), in recognition of her ...


Match Preview - Estonia vs N Ireland | 08 Jun 2019  Sky Sports

Northern Ireland will look to maintain their perfect start to Euro 2020 qualification when they travel to Estonia on Saturday - live on Sky Sports.


Estonia to get additional representation on two EU committees  ERR News

The Council of the European Union adopted two decisions on Tuesday, which will expand Estonia's representation on two of its committees: the Committee of ...


Opinion: Alcohol excise cuts won't crack Latvia, will damage Estonia  ERR News

Following its state budget strategy discussions, the coalition government announced Monday a bill, which is already at the Riigikogu, to reduce alcohol excise ...


Estonian, Latvian foreign ministers discuss alcohol excise policies  ERR News

Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) discussed excise policy with his Latvian opposite number Edgars Rinkēvičs (Unity) on Monday. The two met ...


Brewing industry: Finnish taxes pushing sales to Estonia and beyond  YLE News

Higher taxes on beer in Finland have once again spurred consumers to bring in more from Estonia, the Federation of the Brewing and Soft Drinks Industry ...


The view from Estonia: Right-wing populists could 'paralyse' Horizon Europe budget talks  Science Business

As a political scientist and Estonia 200 candidate in this week's elections, Kristina Kallas is concerned that if right wing populists win more seats in the European ...


Estonia declared the best country for digital life  Estonian World

Estonia has been declared the best country for digital life by InterNations, a community platform that claims to be the largest global expat network.


Germany vs Estonia UEFA Euro Championship Qualifying Match Betting Odds, Spread, Date and Start Time  The Duel

Betting preview for the Tuesday, June 11, 2019/20 UEFA Qualifying match between Germany and Estonia, including betting odds, spread, lines, date and start ...


Estonia approves the action plan for implementing AI  Estonian World

The e-Estonia council on 5 June approved the action plan for implementing artificial intelligence, or the so-called “kratt” strategy.


Shout Out: Annabella Fritts, Triton College student headed to Estonia for summer research  Chicago Tribune

Triton College sophomore Annabella Fritts will be studying climate change in Estonia this summer. She will join graduate students and faculty from Northern ...


Friday's papers: Graduate brain drain, Estonia reduces alcohol tax, fatal police car crash, and a disgruntled bar customer  YLE News

Why Finland is losing graduates, alcohol prices drop in Estonia, serious car crash near Jämsä, and an angry bar customer.


Estonia joins declaration supporting Western Balkan European integration  ERR News

Estonia has joined a joint statement on the EU's commitment to the European integration of the Western Balkans.


Estonia: Cabinet gives Elron permission for purchase of new trains  Baltic Times

TALLINN – The government at a Cabinet sitting on Thursday decided to announce a public procurement for the purchase of four hybrid trains ...


The Ukrainian-Estonian chamber of commerce founded in Tallinn  Estonian World

The Ukrainian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce (UECC) was founded on 31 May in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, to help with cooperation between the Estonian ...


Chef Artur Kazaritski to represent Estonia at top European competition  ERR News

Chef Artur Kazaritski, who works at Copenhagen's three-star Michelin restaurant "Geranium", is to represent Estonia in the prestigious European Bocuse d'Or ...


US assistant defense secretary says visit confirms NATO Estonia pledge  ERR News

Dr. James H. Anderson, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, was in Estonia May 16-18, meeting with the Ministry of Defence ...


Estonian entrepreneurs: Diversity is an enormous asset for businesses  Estonian World

The leaders of big Estonian companies see diversity as an enormous asset for businesses, saying that the more diverse the company is, the more likely is it to ...


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