Center to retain cooperation agreementLocal News
- Russia refers to Zapad as just an anti-terrorist drillLocal News
- Risky train car business given green lightEconomyEven though the supervisory board of state-owned rail infrastructure company EVR Cargo approved the company’s now infamous Russian railcar deal yesterday, chairman Neeme Jõgi emphasizes that the decision was conditional. He still finds the business to sport a high level of risk that will in the future be on Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson.
- Agriculture hasn’t bounced back from Russian sanctionsEconomyCEO of Tere dairy at the time Oliver Kruuda reported in April of 2015 that he has exported a hundred tons of milk powder to Japan in what was a media field day. Six months prior, Russia had countered EU sanctions with a set of its own, aimed chiefly at primary agricultural products, which had caused European countries, Estonia among them, to seek alternative markets.
- Estonian rail cars will run on Putin’s railwaysLocal News
- The Russian claiming to be EstonianLocal News
- Russia orders two Estonian diplomats to leave countryLocal News
- Diplomats weighed on emotionsLocal NewsMayor of Kiviõli Nikolai Vojeikin says that Russian diplomats from the consulate general in Narva Dmitri Kazjonnov and Andrei Surgajev asked about the possibility of relocating a vandalized monument to Soviet airmen next to another war monument in the town's Küttejõu district when they visited him in his office on May 18. It is alleged the meeting between the mayor and the diplomats was the event that led to the latter's expulsion from Estonia.
- FSB presents evidence to SusiLocal News
- Estonian security agency caught person recruited by Russia's GRULocal News
- Politicians in search of a better relationshipLocal NewsMembers of the Riigikogu Economic Affairs Committee are scheduled to attend the TransRussia logistics fair in Moscow in mid-April in search of a warmer business relationship, provided Estonian entrepreneurs deem their presence beneficial. Chairman Aivar Kokk (IRL) said that it is the committee's task to liven up the economy, and that the latter needs every positive impulse it can find.
- Reps entrapped by Russian propagandaLocal NewsEducation Minister Mailis Reps maintains: “I have not given Sputnik those interviews!” Reps is referring to two interviews published by the Estonian portal of Russian propaganda outlet Sputnik in recent weeks. One is a radio interview on Russian-language education in Estonia, the other a written interview on the Holocaust.
- Russia expects return favor for transitEconomy
- Threat compass still pointed eastLocal News“The regime in Russia currently makes it the only threat to the constitutional order and territorial integrity of Estonia. There is no cause for panic. The likelihood of a direct military attack against NATO member Estonia and NATO remains low but not nonexistent,” said Director of the Information Board Mikk Marran when presenting the “Estonia in the International Security Situation 2017” report yesterday.
- Russians have high interest in traveling to Estonia for year-endEconomy
- Raivo Susi not hoping for quick exchangeLocal News
- Ratas: Estonian Center Party's agreement with United Russia is non-activeLocal News
- Russia preparing to clam upLocal NewsHead of the one-man firm called the Baltic Center of Russian Studies, Vladimir Juškin, dispassionately analyzes potential developments in Russia. He finds that sanctions that many have criticized are very effective in the long run, and that Putin is trying to shake them to avoid a domestic collapse.
- Traitor Dressen deprived of citizenshipLocal NewsThe government decided yesterday to deprive Viktoria Dressen, wife of former Internal Security Service (KAPO) operative, convicted traitor Aleksei Dressen, of citizenship. Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said during the press conference that the decision constitutes a precedent in re-independent Estonia.
- Estonia will not participate in bilateral defense-related talks with RussiaLocal News
- Russian formin hopes for constructive cooperation with Estonia's new forminLocal News
- Transport planes have them, fighters do notLocal News
- Russian warplanes cannot switch on transpondersLocal NewsRussian President Vladimir Putin said rather unexpectedly during his visit to Finland in early July that he is willing to discuss switching on the transponders of Russian warplanes flying over the Baltic Sea that would render the former visible to civilian aircraft. People breathed a sigh of relief in Estonia and elsewhere and wondered why it took Moscow so long to arrive at the rather sensible idea. It now turns out, however, that Russian military aircraft do not have transponders.
- Sending back a Vietnamese costs thousands of eurosLocal News
- Editorial: Clinton v TrumpOpinionIn Philadelphia yesterday, the Democratic Party ended its convention by setting up Hillary Clinton as presidential candidate. To showcase party unity, lots of top cadres supported Ms Clinton such as president Barack Obama and her primaries opponent Bernie Sanders. Somewhat surprisingly, a culmination was the emotional and mighty address by first lady Michelle Obama, historic by now no doubt.
- Editorial: MEPs meet a Hitler in Syria to shake handsOpinion
- Entrepreneurs unsupportive of proposal by VähiEconomy
- Editorial: don't sell security for pottage of lentilesOpinion
- Hanso: Kremlin itself is turning Ukraine into a Western nationEstonian news
- Editorial: 75 years since the initial deportationsOpinion
- Foreign minister of Ukraine stresses need for greater European supportEstonian news
- Michael McFaul: Russians were never promised NATO non-expansion to Eastern EuropeEstonian newsThese past two years have seen tensions arising between Russia and the West which have let to talk about a new Cold War. Interviewed by Postimees, Stanford University professor and former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul – indisputably a top ranking Russia expert in the USA – shares about the recent US-Russia confrontation on the Baltic Sea, and Russia-West relations.
- Searches for Varvara's slayer spanned cities in Russia and BelarusLocal News