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Hollywood filmmaking in Tallinn? Estonia considering EUR 5 million support  bnn-news.com

The Estonian government is reviewing a request from film director Christopher Nolan, renown for Hollywood thriller blockbusters, to support with five million ...


Swedbank ousts Estonian chiefs over money laundering claims  Financial Times

Problems deepen for largest bank in Baltics as internal investigation widens.


Estonia to take part in G7 education ministers meeting for 1st time  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonia's participation in the education ministers meeting of the G7 in Paris on July 4 will mark the first time that the country is taking part in a G7 ...


Annual inflation in Latvia, Estonia among EU's highest  bnn-news.com

Data on the annual inflation rate in the European Union showed that price rise in Latvia was 3.5%, followed by Estonia with 3.1%, Eurostat reports.


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 ...


Finance minister backs Estonian funding of Nolan movie shoot in Tallinn  ERR News

According to Finance Minister Martin Helme (EKRE), the shoot in Tallinn for Christopher Nolan's upcoming movie "Tenet" will have a broader positive impact on ...


New Ibis Hotel in Estonia First to Feature the Brand's New Concepts  Hotel News Resource

In January 2019, ibis paved the way for a new kind of hospitality refocused on social interaction in order to satisfy the new expectations of customers. With a ...


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 ...


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 or Macedonia trip on the cards for Celtic, PSV draw Basel  Sport24

Celtic will face Nomme Kalju of Estonia or North Macedonians Shkendija if they reach the second qualifying round of the Champions League.


Estonia Braces for Huge Christopher Nolan Shoot, ‘Tenet’ Reportedly His Priciest Original Film  IndieWire

One of the earliest rumors that circulated about Christopher Nolan's 2020 movie “Tenet” referred to the project as a “massive, innovative, action blockbuster,” ...


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 ...


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 ...


Estonian parlt speaker, Croatian president acknowledge common values  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian parliament speaker Henn Polluaas and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic acknowledged at their meeting on Tuesday tha...


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 ...


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.


Estonia questioned three Aripank staff in new money laundering probe  Reuters

TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an ...


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 ...


Estonia, Denmark to strengthen bilateral ties - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

TALLINN, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid Saturday welcomed here the Queen of Denmark who is on a two-day visit to Estonia to ...


Latvian PM: If Estonia breaks deal on alcohol excise, we're forced to respond  bnn-news.com

If Estonia has broken a deal with Latvia on alcohol excise tax, then Latvia is left to no choice, but to respond with a corresponding cut in excise, said Latvian ...


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 ...


GGNetwork's European Expansion Continues with Optibet Estonia Launch  Poker Industry PRO

Growing online poker network GGNetwork (GGN) has expanded its European footprint with the announcement that its new partner Enlabs has gone live in ...


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 ...


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 ...


Saeima to slash alcohol tax as booze war with Estonia hots up  Eng.Lsm.lv

The Latvian parliament (Saeima) is set to respond rapidly to recent moves in neighboring Estonia by dramatically reducing the excise tax payable on alcoholic ...


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 ...


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 ...


Estonia, Finland eye more cooperation - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

TALLINN, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas met here on Friday with his Finnish counterpart Antti Rinne to discuss bilateral cooperation, ...


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 has removed personal data from most court decisions involving deleted punishment  Baltic Times

TALLINN – By the end of May, Estonia had removed personal data from most, or more precisely 79049 judicial decisions involving a deleted ...


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 ...


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) ...


Tallinna Sadam partners with PK Terminal to develop terminal in Estonia  Ship Technology

Tallinna Sadam signed an agreement and a building title agreement with PK Terminal to develop a dry bulk and general cargo terminal in Muuga Harbour.


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.


Champions League: Celtic could face Macedonian or Estonian sides in qualifying  BBC Sport

Celtic will face Shkendija of Macedonia or Nomme Kalju of Estonia in the Champions League second qualifying round if they defeat Sarajevo.


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...


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 ...


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’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 ...


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.


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 1-2 Northern Ireland: Michael O’Neill’s men continue perfect start to Euro 2020 qualifying campaign wi  talkSPORT.com

Northern Ireland found themselves behind when Konstantin Vassiljev fired in a free-kick on 25 minutes. But substitute Josh Magennis' quickfire double in the ...


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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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 Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Estonia - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


New Finnish PM to make Estonia destination of his 1st foreign visit  Baltic Times

HELSINKI - Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne of the Social Democratic Party is to make on Friday his first foreign visit as head of government to Estonia to meet ...


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 ...


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 ...


Estonia's Government AI Starts in Healthcare Next  The Mac Observer

Ott Veslberg, Estonia's chief data officer, wants a government AI to work in the country's public services, and healthcare is next.


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?


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 ...


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.,


Estonia confirms alcohol U-turn to recover booze tourists from Latvia  bnn-news.com

As Estonia tries to recover its alcohol customers lost to neighbouring Latvia due to high excise duty, the parliament in Tallinn has passed a 25% cut in excise ...


Foreign trade, IT minister gets acquainted with Estonian space sector in Toravere  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian Minister of Foreign Trade and IT Kert Kingo visited the Tartu Observatory in Toravere on Friday and met with researchers...


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.


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 ...


Digital citizens: an interview with Estonia's e-Residency chief, Ott Vatter  Global Government Forum

When Estonia launched its e-Residency scheme five years ago, it was a leap into the dark. But as its managing director Ott Vatter tells Matt Ross, nowadays the ...


Estonian PM: Single currency to be strengthened by euro area reforms  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that reforming the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is a necessary measure, and Estonia will support it at ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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), ...


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 ...


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 ...


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, ...


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 ...


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 ...


Minister of social affairs to represent Estonia at conference of Intl Labor Organization  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian Minister of Social Affairs Tanel Kiik is to attend the general conference of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Ge...


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 - 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Estonia: Andres Jaadla to continue on board of directors of Housing Europe  Baltic Times

TALLINN - The European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing, or Housing Europe, held a general assembly in Lyon, France on June 7 for the ...


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, ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


Embarrassment for Estonia as the new IT and foreign trade minister refuses to speak in English on foreign visits  Estonian World

Yet another fiasco has hit the new Estonian populist and far-right government as Kert Kingo, the new minister of foreign trade and information technology, insists ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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) ...


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, ...


Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city  Deutsche Welle

What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?


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.


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 ...


Finnish Customs euthanise 8 undocumented puppies from Estonia  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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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