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- Editorial: Finns sitting on a fenceOpinionHorrified, the Finnish reporters sat in silence. A Sauli Niinistö fidgeted, all nervous. For Vladimir Putin, this seemed not enough and he decided to quote a friend in Finland who once said that NATO was willing to fight Russia till the last Finn. Mr Putin asked: «Is that what you want?» And added: «We don´t need it.» The words were hardly soothing to anyone present.
- Editorial: the Kremlin TV showOpinionIn an interview to Postimees in November, a leading Russian media expert Valeri Solovei said he had no idea when the state propaganda effect would weaken on Russia's society but he guessed there would be a glitch in the system someday. Looks like this is troubling the very leaders in Russia in these days of dark clouds gathering on home turf. The grumbling is growing louder. Increasingly, protest actions pop up in various corners of Russia.
- Nordic Aviation mounts up with wings of Slovenes Estonian Air replaced lightning fastEconomyHeld at economy ministry Saturday afternoon, the end-of-Estonian Air press conference was curt and business-like, to-the-point and free from the feeling of a funeral. The event held in the evening at Tallinn Airport to present the fresh and aspiring Estonian national airline Nordic Aviation Group was altogether other than: the atmosphere was festive, coffee and buns straight out of oven, and lion's share of the 24 of new staff present with tired yet happy and hopeful faces sporting a blue T-shirt enthusing that «Flights are Happening».
- Doctors take tough decisionLocal NewsAt 10 o’clock yesterday morning, six physicians convened to Tartu University Hospital intensive care unit to discuss action regarding Centre Party chairman and mayor of Tallinn Edgar Savisaar under constant anaesthesia since early Thursday morning last week, his right leg under attack by flesh-eating bacteria.
- Prime Minister drags Defence Forces into politicsLocal NewsIn Estonia yesterday, NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg met at Ämari Air Base with local servicemen and Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas (Reform Party, RE), but defence minister Sven Mikser (soc dems, SDE) was not invited – due to opposition by prime minister and his team, we hear. Also, Mr Stoltenberg festively met with President Toomas Henrik Ilves and foreign minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus (RE). The meeting with Mr Mikser got scheduled last of all.