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Estonia commemorates the day the Soviet Union occupied the country  Estonian World

On 22 September, Estonia commemorates the day in 1944 when the Soviet Union for the second time occupied the country and stayed for almost 50 years – the ...


Some Shall Pass: Russia’s Bizarre Border Blip With Estonia  Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

In eastern Estonia, it's possible to briefly enter Russia without any paperwork, but some unusual conditions apply.


EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship in Estonia: A short report  Healio

Orthopaedics Today Europe | This year's EFORT Travelling Fellowship took place in Tartu and Tallinn, Estonia from 12 to 18 May 2019. Twelve participants from ...


Survey: Estonia 200 most popular second choice party  ERR News

One-fifth of voters would consider voting for either Estonia 200 or the Social Democrats (SDE), respondents said when asked about their second choice vote ...


Hundreds protest the current Estonian government in Tallinn  Estonian World

A demonstration in support of freedom took place in the Estonian capital's Deer's Park on 14 September; over 400 people came together to remind the ...


Estonia plans to restrict govt use of Huawei 5G technology  ABC News

Estonia, which is among Europe's most wired and technologically advanced nations, is set to restrict the use of equipment and technology from Chinese telecom ...


A New Multi-Purpose Art Center in Estonia Will Open in a Former Russian Tsarist Submarine Warehouse  artnet News

The Kai Art Center will host arts organizations of all kinds, and opens this week in the Estonian capital of Tallinn.


New Latvian law to bring Russian-speaking students to Estonia  ERR News

Latvia has introduced a law banning the provision of higher education taught in Russian, as a result of which the number of students from formerly ...


90 percent of households in Estonia have internet at home  ERR News

According to information released by Statistics Estonia on Thursday, as of 2019, 90 percent of households have an internet connection at home, and it is used ...


Photographer Jimmy Nelson photographs Estonia's indigenous Seto people  Estonian World

The renowned English-Dutch photographer, Jimmy Nelson, photographed Seto people during his recent visit to Estonia.


11,000 job vacancies in Estonia in second quarter | News  ERR News

There were more than 11000 job vacancies in Estonia in the last quarter, figures released by Statistics Estonia show, a decrease of two percent compared to the ...


Estonian gallery told to remove fake Trump and Diana billboard images  The Guardian

Authorities in Estonia have ordered an art gallery to remove billboards showing mocked-up images of Donald Trump and Princess Diana by the British artist ...


Estonia elected to board of International Atomic Energy Agency  ERR News

For the first time Estonia has been elected to the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Board of Governors.


Culture is Happening: Events around Estonia from Sept. 20-26  ERR News

All across Estonia, from Tallinn to the smallest villages in the most remote parts of the country, there is always something going on. From festivals to workshops, ...


Estonian-Chinese Open Friendship Championships in Wushu Kungfu kicks off in Tallinn - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

TALLINN, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Estonian-Chinese Open Friendship Championships in Wushu Kungfu opened here on Saturday to dedicate to the 70th ...


French troops to continue serving in Estonian NATO battlegroup in 2021  ERR News

French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly and Minister of Defence Jüri Luik (Isamaa) met on the margins of the European Intervention Initiative (EI2) ...


Riigikogu committee discusses achieving carbon neutrality in Estonia  ERR News

The European Union Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu at its Friday meeting heard representatives of energy-intensive companies and green companies, who ...


What It's Like to Be Jewish in Estonia - Eliyahu (Ilja) Šmorgun, Ph.D., is taking part in the nation's Jewish renaissance  Chabad.org

In 1941, the Nazis declared Estonia, a small nation on the Baltic sea, “Judenfrei” (“free of Jews”). Indeed, fewer than a dozen Jews are known to have survived ...


Russia’s Playbook for Disrupting Democracy  The New York Times

A New TV Show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu.


Construction contract in Estonia (parking house in Tallinn) Tallinn Stock Exchange:MRK1T  GlobeNewswire

On 20 September 2019, AS Merko Ehitus Eesti, part of AS Merko Ehitus group, and AS Tallinna Sadam entered into a contract for the construction of Terminal D ...


Estonian Cell completes €20 million investment in Kunda  ERR News

Aspen bleached chemi-thermochemical pulp (BCTMP) producer Estonian Cell has completed a €20 million investment in the Northern Estonian town of Kunda ...


Daily: Study says Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel could bring Estonia €50 million  ERR News

A recent study ordered by Peter Vesterbacka's Finest Bay Area and carried out by Finnish pollster Taloustutkimus concludes that the construction and operation ...


Estonia labor cost increase in Q2 2019 higher than EU average  ERR News

Labor costs in Estonia grew by significantly more than the European Union average in the second quarter of 2019 (Q2 2019), Baltic News *Service* reports.


Why Estonia pioneered digital identity  TechRadar

Estonia topped a poll of the most digitally advanced nations this year, according to research conducted by global community network InterNations. They praised ...


SDE: Demolition of Estonian pension system must be stopped  ERR News

All responsible members of the Riigikogu and non-parliamentary interest groups should prevent the disruption of the pension system and protect the future of the ...


The last Soviet/Russian troops left Estonia 25 years ago  Estonian World

31 August marks 25 years since the last Soviet – or Russian, as the Soviet Union ceased to exist in December 1991 – troops left Estonia, marking the completion ...


Estonian Interior Minister Wants to Abolish Visa-Free Entry for Ukrainians  SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Interior Minister of Estonia, Mart Helme, who is also the Chairman of the anti-immigration Conservative People's Party, has recently ordered to find out ...


Russians in Europe: Nobody's Tool - The Examples of Finland, Germany and Estonia  RKK ICDS

This analysis calls for European governments to pay greater attention to the resilience of their societies, starting with the integration of minorities. It is also ...


Interior minister to launch inquiry into Ukrainians migrating to Estonia  ERR News

Interior minister Mart Helme (EKRE) says he has ordered an inquiry into the lifting of visa-free entry into Estonia for Ukrainian citizens. Since 2017, a visa waiver ...


Opposition wants to be included in global Estonian working group  ERR News

Chairman of the Riigikogu Reform Party faction Kaja Kallas wants members of the opposition to be involved in the Global Estonian Cooperation Committee.


Statistics: 232000 tourist trips to Russia from Estonia in 2019 first half  ERR News

A total of 232000 tourist visits were made to the Russian Federation from Estonia in the first half of 2019, according to Russian tourism agency TurStat, a 9 ...


Pharmacies: Reform may result in medicinal product access crisis  ERR News

The Estonian Pharmacies' Association (EAÜ) sent a memo to the Social Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu on Friday seeking to draw attention to a possible ...


Estonia should remain among those states to talk to Russia themselves  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonia should remain among those countries to talk to Russia themselves and one whose opinion on issues relating to Russia other countries ask ...


Riigikogu committee backs citizenship application for those born in Estonia  ERR News

The Constitutional Committee of the Riigikogu at its Monday meeting decided to send to their first readings two bills that are to allow for the application under ...


‘Silence is here’: Estonia pays homage to composer Arvo Pärt  Christian Science Monitor

Clarity and peace mark Arvo Pärt's music. A new center in Estonia devoted to the composer highlights the global artist's creative process.


Zelensky to visit Estonia in Oct - news politics  UNIAN

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky plans to go to Estonia on an official visit in October, where he is to get acquainted with success stories of modernization ...


Estonia votes to limit its use of Huawei 5G technology  Siliconrepublic.com

Country officials in Estonia have voted to restrict the use of Huawei's 5G technology, citing political concerns.


Reinsalu: Estonia must strengthen ties with global diaspora community  ERR News

Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa), who met with representatives of the Estonian American National Council (ERKÜ) and the Estonian World ...


Estonia to use part of EU quota refugee money for integration activities  ERR News

The Estonian government on Thursday approved a proposal to direct over €870000 of money earmarked for the relocation of refugees to be spent on other ...


Chasing Unicorns: A hilarious new movie about Estonian entrepreneurs taking on the world  Estonian World

Estonia's startup community is already famous around the world, not least for producing four “unicorn” startups valued at more than USD1 billion; now, though, ...


Poll: Estonian residents don't consider foreign labor a problem  ERR News

Fifty-six percent of Estonian residents find that the use of short-term foreign labor in Estonia is necessary, while 37 percent believe that workers from Ukraine, ...


Estonian Jewish community marks Holocaust mourning days in September  ERR News

Thursday, Sept. 5 marks one of several days of mourning in the month of September, in connection with the Holocaust in Estonia, the Jewish Community of ...


Estonian PM at Tallinn Digital Summit: Regulation of AI usage needing work  Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas at the Tallinn Digital Summit on Tuesday discussed artificial intelligence (AI) with heads of delegations from 14 EU ...


Lebanon, Estonia sign economic agreement - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIRUT, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon and Estonia signed an economic agreement on Wednesday aimed at enhancing cooperation on private sectors, said a ...


Gallery: IKEA Estonia launches online store, opens limited Tallinn location  ERR News

IKEA Estonia launched its online store as well as its first brick-and-mortar location, a limited showroom and pickup point, in the Lasnamäe district of Tallinn on ...


Estonia, five other nations to build unmanned military ground vehicle  UPI News

A consortium of European countries, led by Estonia, agreed to develop unmanned military ground vehicles on Friday.


Teaching of Estonia's official language must improve, says watchdog  Public Finance International

Thousands living in Estonia are unable to speak the national language because of a fragmented teaching *service* and heavy dependence on non-government ...


Want a charming Nordic city without the corresponding prices? Try Estonia’s Tallinn.  The Washington Post

Bypass Helsinki for another place with a vibrant art scene and Scandinavian history.


Estonia likely to double number of Mali troops  ERR News

Estonia's contingent in a French-led anti-terrorist operation in the West African country of Mali is set to double, Baltic News *Service* reports. The move comes as ...


Court jails Russian citizen caught spying in Estonia  ERR News

The Tallinn-based Harju County Court handed a jail sentence to a Russian citizen caught spying in Estonia, daily newspaper Postimees reports.


Interview: Toidupank ('Food Bank') founder on initiative's first decade  ERR News

Poverty in Estonia seems to be a topic that never goes away. In spite of the huge material leaps forward made since independence and particularly since EU ...


Estonia's 2018 financial statements accurate, says audit office  ERR News

The Estonian state's financial statements for 2018 are in their essentials accurate, giving a true and fair view of the financial position, performance and cash flow, ...


Prime Minister: No place for enmity and hatred in Estonian politics  ERR News

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said Tuesday evening that it was his hope that enmity and anger would be absent from Estonian politics. Speaking on ETV current ...


EU commission's new 'lifestyle' portfolio confuses Estonian MEPs  ERR News

The new position of European Commissioner for Protecting Our European Way of Life is causing confusion among Estonian MEPs, it emerged from a discussion ...


President: World War Two only ended 25 years ago, for Estonia  ERR News

President Kersti Kaljulaid was in Warsaw, Poland on Sunday, attending an event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.


Air Baltic Estonian passenger numbers up by almost half on year  ERR News

The number of passengers carried to and from Estonia by Latvian airline Air Baltic in the first eight months of 2019 increased 48 percent on year to 430000.


Babel's brace spurs Netherlands to 4-0 win in Estonia  Reuters UK

TALLINN (Reuters) - Ryan Babel scored twice as a rampant Netherlands claimed a comfortable 4-0 victory over Estonia in their Euro 2020 Group C qualifier on ...


Central bank: Few Estonian families have investment experience  ERR News

Most Estonians have very little experience investing their own money, an analyst from the central bank told "Aktuualne Kaamera" (AK) on Sunday, ahead of ...


Audit Office: Estonian language training for adults poorly organized  ERR News

In a recent audit, the National Audit Office found that the organization of state-funded Estonian language instruction for adults is fragmented, there is too little ...


Interior minister: Highway building may use private sector, Estonian labor  ERR News

The Estonian government is pressing ahead with Public-Private partnership (PPP) plans for developing Estonia's highways, with the ultimate goal that they ...


Estonia to lead six countries in developing next unmanned ground system  ERR News

Earlier this week, Estonian Centre for Defence Investment (ECDI) Director General Kusti Salm signed an agreement with representatives from Belgium, Spain, ...


Estonia forfeits seat in Juncker's outgoing Commission  EURACTIV

Estonia has decided not to retain a European Commissioner for the rest of the current administration's mandate, instead allowing nominee Kadri Simson to ...


More than 30 female sex workers ordered to leave Estonia so far this year  ERR News

Over 30 women from non-EU countries who had been employed as sex workers in Estonia have been deported from the country in 2019 so far, the Police and ...


President to work in southeast Estonia for a week  ERR News

President Kersti Kaljulaid will work in South Estonia this week, where she will get to know communities in Põlva and Võru counties.


Estonia Leads Emerging Europe In The Global Innovation Index  Forbes

Estonia is the most innovative economy in emerging Europe, the 24th most innovative globally and 15th in Europe, as indicated by the 2019 Global Innovation ...


Gallery: Icelandic defense delegation visits Estonia | News  ERR News

An Icelandic delegation consisting of Arnór Sigurjónsson, Director General of the Icelandic Defence Directorate, and Ólöf Hrefna Kristjánsdóttir, Director of the ...


Estonia's second quarter job vacancy rate below EU, euro area average  ERR News

The job vacancy rate in Estonia in the second quarter of 2019 stood at 1.9 percent, steady on quarter and on year as well as falling below the respective euro ...


Latvia helps Estonia to find gas mask rubbery suspect  bnn-news.com

In south-eastern Estonia, an armed rubbery has taken place and Latvian police has arrested the suspect on its side of the Baltic border.


Opinion: Estonia's low money laundering risk isn't so surprising  ERR News

Conflicting recent media reports have managed to place Estonia both at the top and near the bottom of the scale in its ability to combat money laundering.


Estonia, together with 17 allies, participates in the Northern Coasts military exercise  Estonian World

Estonia, alongside with 17 NATO allies, is participating in the Northern Coasts military exercise; around 3000 troops and over 40 vessels are taking part in the ...


ID Global Solutions awarded Estonian passport contract from 2021  ERR News

The tender for producing Estonian passports from 2021 has been awarded to U.K. company ID Global solutions, in a deal signed Friday, ERR's online news in ...


Estonian-French Defence Cooperation - Where Estonian Pragmatism Meets French Vision  RKK ICDS

ICDS Research Fellow Kalev Stoicescu and Non-Resident Fellow Maxime Lebrun made a thorough analysis of the defence cooperation and partnership ...


Erkki Bahovski in Maaleht: Withdrawal of Russian Troops from Estonia 25 Years Ago  RKK ICDS

Erkki Bahovski, editor-in-chief of ICDS Diplomaatia magazine, analysed the withdrawal of Russian troops from Estonia 25 years ago, and reminded that Russia ...


Opinion: State hinting it's time to cut corners on Estonia's eastern border  ERR News

Even broken up across a period of several years, a total price tag of €320 million for a modern Estonian-Russian border seems to be too much for a government ...


UK drivers have 12 months to get Estonian license if no-deal Brexit happens  ERR News

Holders of United Kingdom driving licenses who are resident in Estonia will have a year to switch to an Estonian license, should a no-deal Brexit become a ...


Kaja Kallas: Government may not have red lines, but Estonia does  ERR News

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) has said that he does not have any red lines or issues on which it's not possible to compromise. The fact that it's possible to ...


Football in paradise: Estonia U18 team learn valuable lessons from trip to Vanuatu | Inside UEFA  UEFA.com

Estonia's Under-18 men's side were given a unique chance to play in a development tournament, supported by UEFA ASSIST, in the South Pacific where they ...


Zelensky plans to visit Tallinn at Estonian President invitation  112 International

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is planning to visit Estonia with a working visit in October. He stated that after the meeting with Estonian President ...


Estonia could buy fifth ferry for island services  ERR News

Estonia could buy a fifth vessel in addition to the four ferries of the same design currently using the routes between the mainland and the country's large western ...


US Air Force transport plane in weekend low-level exercise over Estonia  ERR News

U.S. Air Force personnel are involved in training flights out of Ämari air base, west of Tallinn, over the weekend, carrying out low-level exercises using a airlift ...


RAF Typhoons complete NATO air policing mission in Estonia  GOV.UK

Royal Air Force Typhoon jets return to their Lincolnshire base today after completing the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission and handing over to Gripen aircraft ...


Bill Clinton salutes Estonia on Russian troop withdrawal 25th anniversary  ERR News

The 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton sent a greeting to Estonia on the 25th anniversary of the final withdrawal of Russian military units from ...


Estonia's proposed 2020 migration quota to be one fewer than 2019  ERR News

The Estonian Ministry of the Interior will make a proposal to set the immigration quota for 2020 at 1314 aliens, one person fewer than the quota for this year.


Party financing body recommends Estonian Greens file for bankruptcy  ERR News

The Supervisory Committee on Party Financing (ERJK) has recommended that the Estonian Green Party file for bankruptcy instead of paying fines the ERJK has ...


Estonia, Lithuania offered energy and environment portfolios in next EC  bnn-news.com

In the next European Commission (EC), the areas of responsibility offered to the commissioner picks of Lithuania and Estonia are environment and energy, ...


Chinese embassy: Media should support relations between China and Estonia  ERR News

The embassy of the People's Republic of China in Tallinn issued a statement saying a journalist's job is to support good relations between countries, daily ...


Rimi to launch online store in Estonia in 2020  ERR News

The Rimi supermarket chain is looking to open an online store in Estonia next spring, while the retailer's online shopping platform in Latvia will be launched in ...


Daily: China using influence in Estonia, Baltics  ERR News

Daily newspaper Postimees is running a series of articles about Baltic-China relations, a collaboration between journalists in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, ...


Estonia to lead the development of the next generation unmanned ground system  Estonian World

Seven countries – Estonia, Belgium, Spain, Latvia, France, Germany and Finland signed an agreement for the development of modular unmanned ground ...


Estonian FM sees concessions to Russia as sign of West's powerlessness  UNIAN

Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) says his country cannot give up EU principles in relations with the Russian Federation in the ...


Survey: Majority of Estonian pension savers favor voluntary second pillar  ERR News

68 percent of Estonian pension savers support the government coalition's plan to reform the pension system and make the second pension pillar voluntary, ...


The Moodie Davitt 'Roarport': Estonia → Latvia → Lithuania → Poland - The Moodie Davitt Report  The Moodie Davitt Report

After enjoying the sights of Riga, the TRiger co-pilots left Latvia to head for the Lithuanian capital Vilnius before roaring into Poland to take a Brazilian “Trouble ...


Gallery: Kai Art Center opens in former submarine factory  ERR News

Kai Art Center opened in a former submarine factory in Tallinn's Noblessneri sadam (Port Noblessner) on Friday. The new center will be the first permanent ...


Estonian ambassador visits Elon  Elon News Network

Jonatan Vseviov, Estonian Ambassador to the United States, spoke at Turner Theatre on Monday Sept. 9.


The Moodie Davitt 'Roarport': Farewell Russia, hello Estonia - The Moodie Davitt Report  The Moodie Davitt Report

The Roar Crew enjoy the breathtaking sights of Saint Petersburg before saying goodbye to Russia and heading into Estonia, the ninth country on their epic ...


Estonian start-up Snackable AI gets new funding  Emerging Europe

Estonian-American start-up Snackable AI, which has created an artificial intelligence-based audio *content* search engine, has raised 1.27 million euros in seed ...


09 Sep 2019 WRC's Estonia visit proves a winner More than 100 countries broadcast Shell Helix  WRC

More than 100 countries broadcast Shell Helix Rally Estonia on TV.


Estonian mayor suggests special "Valka-Valga" zone  Eng.Lsm.lv

Estonia's ERR News reports that the mayor of the South Estonian town of Valga, Margus Lepik (Reform party) has floated the idea of special joint status for his ...


Estonia refuses to recognise presidential election in Abkhazia  ERR News

Estonia and 14 other countries have refused to recognise the legitimacy of "so-called presidential elections" in Abkhazia, which is in Georgian territory, but is a ...


Service marks 75th anniversary of Klooga concentration camp massacre  ERR News

A ceremony on Thursday commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Klooga concentration camp massacre, where up to 2000 people were killed. The ceremony ...


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