Rescue Board to send 3 bomb disposal vehicles as humanitarian aid to UkraineLocal News
- Palts defeats Russian army in CrimeaLocal News
- Separatists in Luhansk want to exchange an EstonianEstonian news
- Estonian president: Ukraine should decide its own futureLocal News
- Lithuanian, Estonian formins expect MH17 findings to open eyes of some colleaguesLocal News
- Editorial: on Russia's August curseOpinion
- Cheap Ukrainian workforce free to enter Estonia via PolandEconomy
- Sending back a Vietnamese costs thousands of eurosLocal News
- Editorial: don't sell security for pottage of lentilesOpinion
- Tiit Vähi: anti-Russia torch of war damaging to business Former Prime Minister talks to PostimeesEconomy
- Foreign minister of Ukraine stresses need for greater European supportEstonian news
- Russian history professor: we've lost the taste for truthEstonian news
- NATO waving a red rag under nose of RussiaEstonian news
- EU energy chief differs with Nord Stream 2 teamEconomyVice president of European Commission regarding energy union, Maroš Šefčovič says no business project has encountered such political headwinds as the Nord Stream 2 (NS2) pipeline. If the builders wish to carry out their current plans to complete the work by 2019, he says they will have to consider all EU rules the third energy package included.
- Editorial: the importance of a clear messageOpinion
- Estonian formin expresses gladness over Savchenko's releaseEstonian news
- Editorial: Ida-Viru County needs a vision for the futureOpinionIda-Virumaa and its largest city Narva of nearly 60,000 inhabitants has been rather prominent in local and international media these past few years. predominantly, this has been because of the 2014 events in Ukraine: many a Western journalist has been seeking for another Donbas and Crimea both in Narva and the Latvian region of Latgale. Even so, the Daugavpils and Narva reality has proven otherwise, and one may understand the displeasure in locals regarding such focus.
- Viking era sword handed back to UkraineCulture
- Nord Stream 2 – super profit, security threat, or both?EconomyThe Nord Stream 2 (NS2) pipeline planned in Baltic Sea to take natural gas from Vyborg, Russia to Greifswald, Germany and be completed by end of 2019 promises all to reap billions of euros of profit. That is the mantra repeated by people working for the project when one says he doubts profitability of the mega project. That despite the conditions where natural gas price is down more than by half during these past two years.
- Nord Stream 2: the multylayered lobbyEconomyDuring the last half year, gas pipe Nord Stream 2 discussions have heated up both in Brussels and in former Eastern bloc. Lobbying by builders is in top gear. The main confrontation is between critical politicians claiming this is security threat to Europe, and the builders who say it is pure business.
- Who will care for Crimean Estonians?Estonian news
- What do the Dutch have against Ukraine?OpinionWhen I was asked to explain ‘what the Dutch have against Ukraine’ to an Estonian public, I initially wondered whether this is the right question to ask. On 6 April the Dutch voted against the association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine, but the turnout was only 32 percent. One could perhaps ask why the Dutch do not care about Ukraine. On the other hand, I know many people who are in favour of the agreement, but stayed at home. They either oppose referenda on principled grounds, or feel uncomfortable with the way this referendum came about. To make the question even more complicated, some leaders of the no-camp claim that they act in the best interest of both Dutch and Ukrainian ordinary citizens.
- Brotherhood (mis)understood Former first lady talking to PostimeesOpinionAt present, words of the cultured carry no such weight as at end of 1980ies, observes folklorist and former first lady Ingrid Rüütel (EKRE) while admitting Estonia could never solve the problems of the nations of the world. Even so, Estonia might play a part in international cooperation provided we feature wise, experienced and balanced politicians.
- Cleaning up Chernobyl to take decadesEstonian newsPerhaps surprisingly, Estonia is still investing tens of thousands of euros in liquidation of the effects of Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Also, Estonia is symbolically involved in the opening of the nuclear waste storage to be opened next year – among many others, equipment made in Estonia is used as well.
- Russia should not be allowed to perceive it can act unchallengedEstonian news
- Ukrainian gynaecologist to leave HiiumaaHealth
- 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.
- Estonia hiring IT specialists from UkraineEconomy
- Donetsk suburb sees no ceasefire Daily lives lived with bullets buzzingEstonian news«That's what Europe thinks is armistice...» is how and Ukrainian Army 14th brigade soldier ironically puts it. These past three weeks, his unit has been in constant exchange of fire with separatists in Donetsk who almost daily blast their positions not with light arms only but from mortars. Pursuant to «Minsk-2», these wold have to hold their peace for nearly a year.
- Palts fights for Crimea dream resort Estonian investor in court aganist Russian defence ministryEconomyFormer Mayor of Tallinn and Riigikogu member, Tõnis Palts (62) is among the few foreign investors to not abandon his business in Crimea after it was assumed by Russia. Furthermore: toughing it out, he is battling in court both with city of Sevastopol and Russian defence ministry to protect his lot worth dozens of millions of dollars.
- Centre sees potential benefits in cooperation with party of PutinLocal NewsEarlier, Centre Party has repeatedly promised to vote over continued cooperation with United Russia. At its assembly this Saturday, they did not. The issue was indeed up for discussion, but vice chairman Jaanus Karilaidwho formerly wished the cooperation would cease is now of the opinion that they might try withing the treaty to seek something useful for Estonia.
- Estonian minister: Relations with Russia depend on developments in UkraineLocal News
- Rigid law obstructs humane approach Police and Border Guard on Albanian family exceptionLocal NewsPolice and Border Guard Board (PPA) deputy director-general Priit Pärkna says migration office has been at pains to find a way to remain in Estonia for the Albanian family successfully adapted. Even so, the officials are now looking to lawgivers as humane decisions are hindered by stiffness of current law.
- Ukrainian separatist appeals extradition decision in European human rights courtLocal News
- Ukraine, UK, Estonia to mull Indian court's verdict on ship guardsLocal News
- Cyborgs in Ukrainian war: meet defender of Donetsk airportEstonian newsDonetsk airport, early morning of January 20th. The thick fog is hindering visibility. Guarding the terminal penetrated with many a bullet and blast, an Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Gudim is eyeing an increasingly watery blanket of snow and the dreary weather. Gut feeling says it's going to be bad: «Don't like it at all.» Within a few steps behind a wall, the separatists are preparing for fresh attack.