Man behind bomb threats sent to prisonLocal News
- Savisaar tricks the prosecutorsLocal NewsYesterday, Centre chairman Edgar Savisaar published statements by 20 witnesses heard regarding his criminal case on website of party paper Kesknädal – all of them his subordinates in Tallinn city government. In the estimation of Mr Savisaar, none of the officials claims that he the suspended mayor has asked or required them to take decisions or do favours for businessmen.
- Leedo: price of political support stood at €4m Shipping businessman shown drawing of four lemonsLocal NewsAt Tartu County Court this Monday, shipping businessman Vjatšeslav Leedo testified that former Port of Tallinn board member Allan Kiil (then Reform) asked him for €4m in 2014 in return for political support which would have ensured Mr Leedo the support needed to have ferryboat traffic contract extended. According to him, Mr Kiil said he would have had, regarding paying the money and getting the support, to communicate with then Port of Tallinn chairman Remo Holsmer (Reform), who «does that thing at the port».
- A new witness in the Savchenko caseLocal NewsWhat might Estonian citizen Vladimir Poljakov who Ukraine desires to sue for fighting for separatists in Donbas, the Ukrainian army lieutenant Nadezhda Savchenko sentenced for 22 years of imprisonment in Russia last Tuesday, and the perished Russian TV journalists Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin have in common? In a moment of destiny, they all happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time, in Eastern Ukraine near Lugansk on June 17th 2014.
- Raivo Susi feels like FSB hostageLocal NewsOne version why aviation businessman Raivo Susi in talks with Russian national arms seller Rosoboroneksport was arrested sounds quite banal: FSB is accusing him in espionage just to swap him for some of their agents jailed in Estonia. In his letter to Postimees, Mr Susi says he is incline to believe that himself.