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More than 250 airmen and a dozen F-16 fighter jets deployed last week from the Ohio Air National Guard's 180th Fighter Wing to Estonia. The mission is part of a theater security package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The mission provides a large U.S. military presence in Europe capable of ...
Japan is to become a member of the Estonian-based NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced. The announcement was made during a visit by Abe to Tallinn on 12 January. Merle Maigre, director of the NATO CCDCOE, said: "Japan is ...

With it, 2017 was the third year in a row in which Estonia registered a population increase, Statistics Estonia reported on Tuesday. 13,520 children were born in 2017, some 400 less than in the previous year. As the number of women of childbearing age is decreasing, this means the average number of ...
Estonia has the EU's second most intensively farmed forests (after Belgium), with logging making up 91% of forest activity. It is also the OECD's most carbon-intensive country, depending heavily on shale oil for its electricity. To meet EU green targets, the Baltic state burns biomass for the vast majority of its ...
Nov. 30, 2017 marked the fifth anniversary of the youth organization of the Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE), Sinine Ӓratus ("Blue Awakening"). Blue Awakening was founded and is currently led by Tartu city councillor and EKRE board member, Ruuben Kaalep. Although EKRE is a relatively ...
When in 2002 there were approximately 26,000 people, who took dividend income in Estonia, then in 2017 there are already over 70,000 people who do so," Kallas said. "Ideally local governments should be completely self-sufficient, which means that it is more important than ever to think about how to ...

Their useful life in Estonia is planned to be at least 30 years. If the purchase is made, the first units are expected to arrive in Estonia in 2021, the last ones by 2026. By the time delivery begins, the support infrastructure needs to be ready, armored support vehicles bought, and training of the crews completed.
Possibly the biggest year in the history of cricket in Estonia will reach its climax today when Kalev CC, the defending champions, and the club with the largest number of native-born players, meets Reval CC in the final of the domestic league at the Tallinn Hippodrome. As befitting a final, the third meeting of ...
Estonia boasts advanced information technology expertise, having worked to strengthen its digital defenses after suffering large-scale cyberattacks in 2007. NATO maintains a cyberdefense base there today. And Japan, increasingly worried about digital threats from the likes of North Korea and China, ...
YEREVAN, JANUARY 12, ARMENPRESS. Estonia has ratified the Comprehensive and Enhanced Agreement between Armenia and the EU, press secretary of the MFA Armenia Tigran Balayan told ARMENPRESS. "We received an official writ from Tallinn according to which Estonia has completed all the ...
Raivo Kuut, deputy secretary general for public order and migration policy at the Estonian Interior Ministry, said that the drones are part of the whole border construction project in order to ensure that the external border of Estonia, Europe and NATO is securely protected. "The largest change compared to ...
Estonia boasts advanced information technology expertise, having worked to strengthen its digital defenses after suffering large-scale cyberattacks in 2007. NATO maintains a cyberdefense base there today. And Japan, increasingly worried about digital threats from the likes of North Korea and China, ...
Elering AS , an independent electricity and gas system operator in Estonia, and WePower , a blockchain-based green energy trading platform that aims to drive global green energy adoption and promote sustainable living, announced a joint pilot project to test the large-scale tokenization of energy data on ...
Remedia is the third-largest alcohol producer in Estonia. It was the first private company to get a permit to produce alcoholic beverages in Estonia after the country regained independence in 1991. The company finished 2017 with a loss of €250,000 on sales of €6.8 million. Headquartered in Riga, Amber ...
Tokyo has been increasingly worried over potential cyberthreats from North Korea and China, and is looking to learn from Estonia, which was hit by a large-scale cyberattack in 2007. Abe also meets Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Prime Minister Juri Ratas to discuss EU-Japan relations and ...
Noora, the new main building of the National Archives of Estonia, opened in February 2017. It's remarkable in many respects. Its walls contain a trove of archived pieces of the past, strung together in a web of storytelling and written records. But the historic records are just one piece of Noora's appeal.
Tallinn - National minorities want to contribute to Estonia's development and are really interested in the centennial of the country, Prime Minister Juri Ratas said on Tuesday after a meeting with representatives of national minorities. "It is of course important to the government and to our whole country that ...

(RTTNews) - Estonia's foreign trade gap widened in November from a year ago, as imports grew faster than exports, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Wednesday. The trade deficit rose to EUR 111.2 million in November from EUR 93.7 million in the corresponding month last year. In October, the ...
Starting in 1995, the German war Graves Commission established military cemeteries in Tallinn and many other places in Estonia. In 2007 Estonia moved the remains of Russian soldiers as well as a Russian war memorial out of Tallinn despite Russian protests. When the Cold War ended, Estonia was one ...
A memorial dedicated to WWII soldiers near the construction site where German WWII graves were found in Tallinn, Estonia January 10, 2018. Reuters/Ints Kalnins Reuters. TALLINN (Reuters) - Building workers at a construction site close the Estonian capital Tallinn have discovered the unmarked ...
The remains of some 100 German soldiers have been found during excavation works for the construction of a memorial in Estonia's capital Tallinn. The site is believed to be part of a German military cemetery from World War Two. Experts say the bodies were buried separately and not in a mass grave.
Russia practiced a massive military attack against Western Europe, the commander of the Estonian Defense Forces has claimed. Russia "simulated a large-scale military attack against NATO" in September, Riho Terras said in an interview last week with Germany's top-selling newspaper Bild. Terras was ...
In 2007, Estonia was targeted by a three-week long cyber incident attributed to Russia and its supporters. The incident was in response to Estonia's relocation of a Soviet war Bronze soldier Statue from the capital city of Tallinn to its suburbs. The following year, Estonia established the NATO Cooperative ...
Estonia is to celebrate a very special anniversary this year. Festivities will take place across the world to mark the centenary anniversary of the independence of the country. The official programme of commemorations from Estonia 100 will feature a wide range of events that cover everything from heritage ...
"For Azerbaijan, Estonia is a diving board for the Scandinavian market. On the other hand, Azerbaijan is a possible diving board for our companies for the Iranian, Middle Eastern and Indian markets. We are gladdened by the fact that Azerbaijan is promoting both political as well as railway ties with Iran.
"For Azerbaijan, Estonia is a diving board for the Scandinavian market. On the other hand, Azerbaijan is a possible diving board for our companies for the Iranian, Middle Eastern and Indian markets. We are gladdened by the fact that Azerbaijan is promoting both political as well as railway ties with Iran.
Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu (IRL) does not agree with criticism that by deciding late last year to give churches operating in the country a total of €8.2 million, Estonia has begun compensating for damages caused by occupiers. Rather, he said, the money is to alleviate injustices caused during the ...
On April 11, 2017, work began on an unprecedented rag rug project at the Estonian Open Air Museum in Tallinn, the goal of which was to weave a 100-meter-long rag rug that included the stripe patterns of the folk costume skirts of each of Estonia's historical parishes. The last strip of the rug was removed ...
The plan lets anybody with an internet connection become a resident of Estonia, thanks to the blockchain. "Join the new digital nation" is the welcome message on the Republic of Estonia's e-Residency website, touting stats that more than 27,000 people from 143 countries have applied to become digital ...
Estonia is a Baltic country of 1.3 million people and four million hectares, half of which is forest. Its government presents this digitization as a cost-saving efficiency and an equalizing force. Digitizing processes reportedly saves the state two per cent of its G.D.P. a year in salaries and expenses. Since that's ...
In terms of bilateral economic relations, Abe said he wanted an agreement avoiding double taxation as soon as possible to develop investment between Japan and Estonia, and increase economic exchange. He also pointed to the EU's economic partnership agreement with Japan that were completed last ...
Comparing Estonia's current military status with that of Georgia and Ukraine at the time they were attacked, Herem pointed out that the situation there had been quite different. "We don't need to mobilize thousands of men and only then start thinking how to distribute them," he said. "In the case of Ukraine, ...
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 ...
The holidays unfortunately often means an uptick in emergency calls connected to alcohol and Domestic Violence. Source: (Rene Suurkaev/ERR). News. Over the long holiday weekend, police in Estonia have had to respond to an average of 30 domestic violence-related calls per day, and caught 70 drunk ...
The Tartu students' Nature conservation Circle first took on the quest to hike Estonia's 20 highest peaks, each of which has its own unique name, in 1998. "Each peak is over 280 meters high -- these are the 20 highest peaks in Estonia," said hike coordinator Hillar Irves. "The coolest names are definitely ...
"For me, the most important thing is that the pope is not coming to Estonia to play tourist or meet primarily with the government, as heads of state do; rather, he is coming here to meet with the Estonian people," Jourdan said. "This is why it is important that our society be involved in his visit and that people ...
Estonia led the discussion concerning the 2018 budget of the EU to a successful agreement -- at 4 a.m. on November 18, the budget received the signatures of the Council of the EU and the European Parliament. This was preceded by six months of meetings and talks, which culminated in a 18-hour debate ...
Estonia's e-Residency program wants to revolutionize how the world does business. Part of their plan includes launching the estcoin, the world's first national cryptocurrency, and it has the potential to reshape Estonia in a number of ways.
The Administrative Law Chamber of the Supreme Court of Estonia on Tuesday to a larger extent left unsatisfied an appeal filed by Tallinna Vesi against the Estonian Competition Authority and decided that the Competition Authority is not bound by an agreement established between the water company and ...
Enchanting Estonia, the land of old wonders and modern inventions, like Skype. Formerly a part of the Soviet Union, enchanting Estonia has about as many islands as The Philippines but only a 10th of the population of Metro Manila. We sailed to its capital, Tallinn, on board a luxurious ferry as part of a tour ...
Although Estonia had been in talks with Italy since the EU's relocation and resettlement program began, Estonia first sent its experts to conduct interviews with refugees in Italy at the end of September. An agreement was not reached sooner as Italy did not agree to Estonia conducting interviews on location ...
Evelin Piirsalu, senior expert at SEI's Tallinn Center, said that firstly, Estonia's biogenic carbon footprint should be reduced as carbon will be bound into the products during wood refining. Piirsalu in the second part of the presentation nevertheless said that the analysis does not conclusively assess the ...
People reading job ads at a job fair in Tartu. April 2017. Source: (Kristjan Teedema/Tartu Postimees/Scanpix). Business. The number of registered unemployed in Estonia stood at 30,553 at the end of November, making up 4.8 percent of the total workforce between the ages of 16 and retirement age and up ...
"As a digital society, Estonia saw an opportunity to use its experience and turn this complex topic into a clear and understandable e-solution." According to the Estonian minister, the Sanctions Map could also be used in the future as an example for developing other e-solutions for translating EU policies into ...
E-Estonia is the most ambitious project in technological statecraft today, for it includes all members of the government, and alters citizens' daily lives. The normal services that government is involved with--legislation, voting, education, justice, health care, banking, taxes, policing, and so on--have been digitally linked ...
Pikk, or "Long Leg", Street runs downhill from Toompea castle, where guild houses with steep gables recall a miniature Stockholm - remnants, our guide explains, of Estonia's time under Swedish rule. "Everyone's invaded us," she tells us. "Danes, Germans, Russians, the Soviets… It's because we're ...
Over four years after their arrest in Tamil Nadu, India, in October 2013, the 14 Estonian ship guards released from prison last Tuesday are finally on a flight home. ERR correspondent Tarmo Maiberg told ERR's radio news that the men had gone through airport security and had successfully boarded their ...
The Estonian government decided at an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday to hold an emergency military exercise involving 669 reservists beginning Thursday. The government held an emergency e-meeting on Wednesday to announce an extraordinary additional reservist training event for 669 ...
EU Presidency holder Estonia called off negotiations over the recast energy performance of buildings directive on Tuesday (5 December) after a late night session described as a "trench war" by one official. Three-way talks between the European Commission, Parliament and Council, known as trilogues, broke off around ...
Headquartered in Vantaa, Finland, Simeri Oy provides technical service and spare parts from seven locations in Finland, plus two locations in Estonia. Simeri was founded in 1995 and has around 50 employees. They offer a full range of workshop and field-based technical services, including aerial work ...


 

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