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03/02/2018 11:20Estonia's centenary rattles the world… and Singapore too    ( Baltic Times )
The year 2018 marks the centenary of the establishment of the Republic of Estonia with centennial events taking place all over the country. The year's national and research awards ceremony took place in Haapsalu, state decorations were presented in Narva, a solemn Mass was held in Paide, the flag ...
02/26/2018 09:10Estonia reaches out to its very own Russians at long last    ( Brinkwire (press release) )
In that context President Kaljulaid's visit, on the eve of Estonia's 100th birthday on Saturday, marks a “huge symbolic milestone,” says Kristi Raik, director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the International Center for Defense and Security in Tallinn. “It shows that Estonia truly treats Narva as part of ...
02/11/2018 18:55Estonia, Russia Swap Convicted Spies After Presidential Pardons    ( RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty )
In May 2017, the Estonia Foreign Ministry announced it had expelled two Russian diplomats, without elaborating. The Baltic News Service named the two diplomats as Dmitry Kazyonnov, Russia's consul-general in the city of Narva on the Estonian-Russian border, and consul Andrei Surgayev.
02/09/2018 19:20Russia only military threat to Estonia, but the threat is low – report    ( Estonian World (press release) (blog) )
The only existential threat to the sovereignty of Estonia and the Baltic Sea states emanates from Russia; however, the threat of a direct Russian military attack on NATO member states in 2018 is low, the Estonian ... Cover: Narva river separates Estonia and Russia (the image is illustrative/Shutterstock).
02/05/2018 18:50Estonian president to decorate 166 persons ahead of Independence Day    ( Baltic Times )
All these people have helped ensure that Estonia is friendlier, more secure and more successful. They all have given more than their everyday work demands and have made Estonia better," the president said. The head of state will hand over the decorations on February 21 at the Narva College of the ...
02/05/2018 18:50President of Estonia to bestow state decorations on 166 individuals    ( ERR News )
State decorations are an acknowledgement of the people of Estonia and the country's supporters abroad for their dedication in their activity as well ... state decorations at a ceremony titled "Estonia Thanks" to take place at the University of Tartu Narva College in Northeastern Estonia on Wednesday, Feb.
02/03/2018 02:55Putin names air force regiment 'Tallinn' in snub to NATO    ( New Europe )
The Soviet Air Force bombarded retreating German forces across Estonia in 1944. In March of the same year, Soviet pilots razed the city of Narva, similar to the bombing of the Chechen capital Grozny in 1995 and 2001. The Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were occupied by the Soviet Union ...
01/31/2018 11:10Russia names a fighter regiment after the Estonian capital    ( Estonian World (press release) (blog) )
The move is certainly provocative towards Estonia, considering the Soviet air force in March 1944 bombed several cities in Estonia, including Tallinn, and almost completely destroyed the town of Narva in the northeast of the country. By naming one of the regiments after Tallinn, the presidential order ...
01/06/2018 18:50President Kaljulaid to move to Narva for a month this fall    ( Estonian World (press release) (blog) )
The Estonian president, Kersti Kaljulaid, is to move her office to the border town of Narva in the fall of 2018. For that month, the president's office will be located at the new Open Stage theatre complex. Kaljulaid announced the plan in a year-end interview with the Russia-speaking Estonian TV channel, ...
01/06/2018 02:50Output of Enefit Green wind farms grew by 16% in 2017    ( The Baltic Course )
Wind farms of Enefit Green, the renewable energy arm of the Estonian state owned energy group Eesti Energia, produced 215 gigawatt-hours of electricity in ... The largest production units of the company are the Iru, Paide and Valka power plants and winds farms in Aulepa, Narva, Paldiski and Virtsu.
01/04/2018 02:55Estonia's centennial week to include events across country    ( ERR News )
State decorations, meanwhile, will be presented to this year's recipients thereof at a ceremony titled "Estonia Thanks" to take place at the University of Tartu Narva College in Northeastern Estonia. The official Independence Day church service will take place in Paide, Central Estonia, while the Estonian ...
12/31/2017 03:00Estonia's Russian citizens can vote in elections in Tallinn, Tartu, Narva    (Baltic Times)
Russian citizens in Estonia can elect president in Tallinn, Tartu, Narva - Baltic Times
12/23/2017 03:00Russian ambassador: Border treaty ratification waiting on Estonia as well    ( ERR News )
The Riigikogu successfully completed the first reading of the Bill on the Ratification of the State Border Treaty between the Republic of Estonia and the Russian Federation and the Treaty on the Delimitation of Maritime Areas of Narva Bay and the Gulf of Finland between the Republic of Estonia and the ...
12/19/2017 19:15Paper: EVR bribery affair may be connected to trains' border crossings    ( ERR News )
Fedorenko's responsibilities at the state-owned EVR included train timetables as well as border crossings by trains. As EVR as an infrastructure company has neither locomotives nor wagon examiners, it outsources such capacities via procurement. "Estonian Railways can neither offer preferential terms ...
12/07/2017 02:35Estonia — an attractive destination for Pakistani students, entrepreneurs    ( Pakistan Today )
About the recent educational collaborations, PEA president said that the collaboration was developed between University of Tartu Narva College and National University Science of Technology (NUST), School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), Islamabad and Mehran University of ...
11/09/2017 01:55FSB agent detained in Narva tried to enter state's computer networks    ( Baltic Times )
The young man was detained at the weekend as he was about to leave Estonia through the Narva border crossing point. "This case once again shows ...
10/27/2017 07:15A scenario of war between Russia and NATO in the Baltics edition draws National Interest    ( The Quebec Times )
The probability of invasion of Russia to Latvia, Lithuania or Estonia is very low, said the National ... Daugavpils of Donetsk and Narva – not Lugansk”.
10/17/2017 20:40Estonian parliament refuses to revoke signatures under border treaty with Russia    ( Kyiv Post )
Estonia's parliament votes in first round of presidential election to replace President ... Former Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Russian Foreign ... the delimitation of waters in the Gulf of Finland and Narva Bay in May 2005.
09/29/2017 20:25LATEST: UK says Merkel hails 'good progress' in latest Brexit talks    ( )
The Narva Hydroelectric Station in Ivangorod, Russia, as seen from Estonia. The Estonian-Russian border, created by the dissolution of the Soviet ...
09/28/2017 09:25Estonian government approves 2018 state budget    ( ERR News )
The Estonian government at an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday ... construction of an intersection at Vao on the Tallinna-Narva Highway on the ...


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