Baltic LNG fiasco to cost a billion eurosEconomy
- USA wants F-35 fighters in Baltics 1Estonian newsThe United States of America have been discussing sending a unit composed of their most modern and expensive F-35 fighter planes into the Baltic region as these are employed in second half of the year. «We desire that F-35, for instance, do a little Baltic air policing,» (AAC) head General Herbert «Hawk» Carlisle said speaking to US Congress armed forces committee the day before yesterday.
- 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
- Eerik-Niiles Kross: Brexit significantly worsens security situationOpinion
- Editorial: 75 years since the initial deportationsOpinion
- Russian history professor: we've lost the taste for truthEstonian 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 outcome of Russia's crazy gameOpinionReferring to US deputy defence secretary Robert Work, The Wall Street Journal wrote on April 29th that in response to Russian aggressiveness NATO would boost its presence in Baltics and Poland by four battalions i.e. a contingent of 4,000 men. This still is too little when compared to Russian western military district of up to 350,000 men or the close to 100,000 of troops who have in recent years participated in exercises on Russia's western edge. Much more important, however, is the message therewith sent to Kremlin.
- Commander-in-Chief convinced in increased NATO presence in BalticsLocal News
- Russia should not be allowed to perceive it can act unchallengedEstonian news
- Three banks for sale in Baltics. Maybe moreEconomy
- Swedes sell Starman to AmericansEconomySwedish investment firm East Capital Explorer announced agreement to sell cable TV and internet connection provider Starman Grupp to US private equity firm Providence Equity in what would be among the biggest transactions on Estonian business landscape for years. The press release said the deal is worth about €81m with up to five million euros to be added in 2017. East Capital Explorer claims it has earned at least €35m in exit profits.
- Editorial: the art of reading reports restfullyOpinionOf the report of the US think-tank Rand Corporation the slogan-like idea stood out that Russia may take Baltics by blitzkrieg if it so desires. Let such reports be read with an attitude of rest, though – carefully and thoughtfully while not overly dramatizing the details regarding conclusions drawn.
- NATO squeezed by Kaliningrad bottleneckEstonian news
- 10-12 tanks added to Pskov Air Assault divisionEstonian news
- LHV pension funds entering the big leagueEconomy
- EMT and Elion deleted Enter Telia EestiEconomyThough the Swedish TeliaSonera owned telecommunications company Eesti Telekom since early 2010, now every client knows as well. The bells have tolled to the Estonian brands EMT and Elion, and starting today all services are offered by Telia Eesti. Brought in to lead the enterprise from January, Swede Dan Strömberg says this is a new beginning in lots of ways.
- Andrei Katkov: Sillamäe oil plant has a future St Petersburg businessman explains investments into EstoniaEconomy
- Editorial: with NATO, or without?Opinion
- Foreign minister says Estonia not intending to claim compensation for damages by occupationEstonian newsEstonia is not intending to claim compensation from Russia for damages by Soviet occupation, foreign minister Marina Kaljurand told Russian news agency Interfax this Sunday while commenting a memorandum of cooperation signed by justice ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania regarding presenting such claim to Russia as legal successor to Soviet Union.
- Estonia emerges as Baltic laggardEconomy
- Editorial: compensation for Soviet damages again tabledOpinionTalking about damages caused for the occupation, thought go towards human lives being destroyed even as we write this, in Ukraine, due to activities by Kremlin. To mainly Russian-speaking people, vast material damage has been caused and the environment devastated. Regrettably, the powers that be at Kremlin have failed to learn the lessons of history that slaughter of people and destruction of assets comes with a price - potentially to be paid by them and their nation.
- Baltics team up for Venice BiennaleCulture
- Hopes high to have other allies added to incoming BritsLocal News
- USA seeks ways to boost Baltic defenceEstonian newsThe swampy Baltic terrain, outdated international agreements, bottlenecks in transit roads and holes in defence capacity make it difficult to move military units here, lists the US defence ministry's journal Stars and Stripes in an article published last Friday, citing reasons for updating the Baltic defence strategy.
- Russians fear freedomOpinion
- Mihkelson finds fault with NATO communicationLocal News
- Russia steadily testing resistance of BalticsOpinionAn application filed by two Duma members to investigate legality of recognition of Baltics by Soviet Union on September 6th 1991 fits well with an all-out information attack these past three months – aimed not really to scare the Baltic citizens, but rather to test the reactions of the authorities in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and the public opinion.
- Editorial: German protection shown in actionOpinion
- Similarity stronger than dared to admitLocal News
- Among Baltic states' residents Estonians have the most savings - Swedbank surveyEconomy
- Sanctions no big damage to EUEconomy
- European Commission recommends Estonia to conclude gas agreement with LithuaniaEconomy
- Editorial: when foreign policy turns domesticOpinion
- 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.