Eesti Energia's Jordan venture makes historyEconomy
- X-file reveals hidden truth about Rail BalticEconomyOutspoken critic of the Rail Baltic project MP Igor Gräzin was not accommodated in January when he asked Prime Minister Jüri Ratas for a presentation given during a 2011 cabinet meeting regarding the railroad. State Secretary Heiki Loot refused to release the document as the economy ministry had deemed it exclusively for in-house use for a period of a decade.
- Luzhkov: Savisaar is a statesmanLocal NewsLong-time mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov claims that his former Tallinn colleague Edgar Savisaar never asked for money for the Center Party during their meetings but admits discussing involving Tallinn's Russian-speaking population in local politics to a greater degree. “So that Tallinn's Russian-speakers would have their own status. /…/ How to involve them in active life,” Luzhkov (80), one of Russia's most influential politicians during his time as mayor in 1992-2010, said.
- Engineers want to cook spy dronesLocal NewsA defense industry development grants competition awarded financial support from the taxpayer to the visions of four companies. The realization of these visions would result in a unique solution for blinding camera drones, voice guidance for a pocket tank, eavesdropping on enemy communications, and a super-economical battery.
- New tax system to have 6,000 ratesEconomyThe executors of the tax reform are quick to explain it will help reduce inequality and allow people making modest salary keep more of it. That said, simple calculations show how a person making less than €1,200 a month can end up losing more than those earning in excess of that in Estonia's new 6,000-step tax system.