Separatists in Luhansk want to exchange an EstonianEstonian news
- Small farmers scraping off ministerial rot aka Hay or UrmasLocal News
- Braving Brussels: officials with families smell chance of lifetimeLocal News
- Brexit throws Estonia towards hurried EU presidencyLocal NewsLate last night, Council of the European Union announced its decision to move Estonia's presidency to an earlier term by half a year i.e. for the fall of 2017. At Government Office secretariat responsible for the presidency, work towards that end is in full swing. What, for us, will be the difference?
- Editorial: a changed worldOpinion
- Editorial: Estonia touched by the tragedy of NiceOpinion
- 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.
- EU directive to hit tiny tourism firms hardEconomyFresh EU directive will make life harder for smaller tourism firms required to provide full insurance of services. Should a tourist run into trouble during his travel such as airline filing bankruptcy, travel agent pays back full money. For large companies (such as Estravel) the requirement has always applied; however, it will now be extended to the smaller firms providing two services – accommodation and entertainment.
- Editorial: Europe's last chanceOpinionA EU summit in Brussels today bring together heads of states and governments with Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to discuss taming of the migration crisis. On Friday, Donald Tusk charged with chairing the summits told those participating: «We are closing the route across Western Balkans, the main route through which 880,000 migrants flowed into the European Union last year, and 128,000 during the first months of 2016.»
- Editorial: the EU must show confidenceOpinionThere is no possibility of a longer debate to be held over permanent mechanism of relocation of refugees. It is highly unlikely that pivotal decisions will be made regarding the single Schengen visa space. Both are statements by Estonian interior minister Hanno Pevkur. Politically cautious, somewhat in officialese, and therefore a rather European declaration on extremely vital topics ahead of today's meeting of EU interior ministers.
- Estonia a candidate for satellite data platformEconomy
- In Ukraine, society outperforms stateEstonian news
- Kallas «would have regretted not trying»Local News
- Jan Palmér: Estonian Air restructuring programme was excellentEconomy
- The Estonian Air Judgement expected this SaturdayEconomy
- Rising defence spending in all of NATO looks unlikelyEconomy
- 1,500 Estonian firms shirk waste treatmentEconomy
- Andrei Kuzichkin: avenging Parmesan or why Russia bulldozed foodOpinionNews from Russia, reminiscent of reports from the front: «As of August 15th, Russia has destroyed 50 tons of foreign products of animal origin, and 450 tons of vegetable products ... Over 500 kg of products were seized from hand luggage of Russians arriving from abroad. Confiscated - and destroyed.»
- Estonia to accept 150 refugees from Mediterranean area in Phase 1Local News
- Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand: I believe in cooperation and inclusionLocal News
- Editorial: the brittle edge-of-knife dealOpinion
- Editorial: fresh spring winds or windows firmly shutOpinion
- Allied forces to remain in EstoniaLocal News
- Juncker granted a gemütlich welcomeLocal News
- Keyword: common digital marketLocal NewsNo argument whatsoever against directing public services into Internet, said Andrus Ansip – candidate for European Commission vice president over common digital market, in opening statement to grilling before MEPs last night in Brussels. Mr Ansip vowed to do all in his power to link public services all across Europe.
- Editorial: a delicate European problem called Viktor OrbánOpinionA headache indeed – the increasingly autocracy-minded statements and the ever tightening cooperation with Putin’s Russia by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The issue being: how united is Europe in its values, firstly, and secondly in bridling the warlike neighbouring Kremlin. Obviously, the latter is searching for weak links in Europe. Alas, the still economically troubled Hungary and its populist-type anti-Brussels PM provide for one.
- Juncker charged to look for ladiesEstonian news
- Brussels ticket dearest for Tunne KelamLocal News