Estonian govt gives green light to signature of Rail Baltic agreementLocal News
- Retired U.S. general voices concern over Putin's moves in Baltic regionLocal News
- Birthrate down in Estonia, up in Latvia over three yearsLocal News
- Lithuanian railroad's stalling tactics threat to Rail BalticLocal News
- Commander-in-Chief convinced in increased NATO presence in BalticsLocal News
- Merkel says Germany would agree to greater involvement in Baltic defenseEstonian news
- Reason behind Russian border provocations: something bad is comingEstonian news
- Russia should not be allowed to perceive it can act unchallengedEstonian news
- NATO advised to boost presence on Baltic Sea Study alerts Warsaw summit on potential «local conflict»Estonian newsThe Defence Committee of the Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) commissioned ICDS to conduct a study on the strategic balance in the Baltic Sea region with aim to contribute, in the run up to the Warsaw Summit, to the discussion on the optimum Alliance military posture in the region. Underneath find its assumptions, findings and recommendations.
- Poland to send infantry unit to Estonia this springLocal News
- Report: Biggest military conflict danger in Baltics arises from Russia's misconceptionsLocal News
- Estonian formin: Policy of non-recognition has relevance for present dayLocal News
- 3000 US troops head to Eastern Europe for exercisesLocal News
- Editorial: hey, we’re familyOpinion«It is in the times foreign-politically difficult that maintenance of the bridge with Finland tends to slip our minds and signs of disrepair start to show,» Toomas Kiho, editor-in-chief of Akadeemia (the cultural journal) wrote in Postimees this past fall. «Regrettably, to the backdrop of current crises, the same seems to happening again.»
- Estonia to pull out of Baltic mine countermeasures squadronLocal News
- Estonian formin: EU commissioner's warning to be taken seriouslyLocal News
- USA to pour $25m into Ämari Air BaseLocal News
- Swedbank: Reasons behind economic growth in Baltics slowing down are structuralEconomy
- Siobhan Kattago: Obama shared more in common with Ronald Reagan than I ever could have imaginedOpinionIn the days leading up to President Obama’s state visit to Estonia on September 3rd, the eve before the NATO summit meeting in Wales, details of his schedule, travel plans and meetings were meticulously scrutinized. As streets closed and helicopters circled, the contrast between the heavy security surrounding the Commander in Chief and his message of freedom couldn’t have been starker. Obama’s visit dramatically underscored the complex relationship between freedom and security in a post-9/11 world.
- Editorial: Estonia – example of staying freeOpinionDefending Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius is just as important as defending Berlin, Paris and London – a highlight from the US President Barack Obama’s speech in Tallinn, yesterday. Naturally, we need this assurance of unshakeable dedication. We need it declared to ourselves, to some lazy-like allies, and most of all to the potential aggressor.
- Remarks by president Obama to the people of EstoniaOpinion
- Symbolic meeting of best friendsLocal News
- US tanks and fighting vehicles coming to Estonia, in OctoberLocal News
- Edward Lucas: the message could hardly have been clearerOpinion
- Edward Lucas: Putin's defenders in the West ignore those who know Russia bestOpinionSanctions won't work on Russia: it is too big, too rich, and too integrated. And imposing them would be hypocritical anyway, given that China is worse. The West will end up doing a deal, so we might as well start thinking about one now. Talking to the regime of Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, may be unpalatable. Not talking to it will be disastrous.
- Liam Fox: defence deals with Moscow are unwiseLocal News