Estonia

20 January 2016
Baltic Burqa Ban Plans Questioned

Muslims, politicians wonder why opponents of migration want to ban a rarely-seen item of clothing.

 
6 January 2016
Proposed Helsinki-Tallinn Tunnel to Skirt Russia Route

Mindful of the failings of the ‘Chunnel,’ Finland and Estonia mull undersea rail link to link capitals.

 
5 January 2016
Estonia Asks Gays to Delay Civil Partnerships
A breakthrough Estonian law introducing gay civil partnerships faces significant legal hurdles.
 
18 December 2015
Estonian Businessman Suspect in Latvian Bribery Probe

Transport magnate Oleg Ossinovski’s son, a prominent Estonian politician, denies ties to his father’s business interests.

 
7 December 2015
Estonia’s President Toomas Ilves Bashes Anti-Migration Trend

The president, himself a son of war refugees, accuses Europe of losing its global standing and passionately defends Angela Merkel’s leadership.

 
18 November 2015
Time Not Ripe for Closer Russian Ties, EU Hawks Warn
Bloc to review sanctions against Russia in coming weeks amid signs of a rapprochement.
 
9 November 2015
Baltics Tallying Cost of Soviet Occupation

Justice ministers want Russia to pay for losses incurred under 50 years of rule by the USSR.

 
27 October 2015
Estonian Health Minister Shakes and Stirs the Drinks Industry

Alcohol makers say taxes on their profits offset the negative effects of alcohol in one of the world’s hardest-drinking countries.

 
14 October 2015
Europe On the Edge Again Premium
Could the Baltic states‘ stance on Russia be adopted by the EU after testing times?
By Martin Ehl
 
9 October 2015
Estonia on DNA Collection Drive Premium

All citizens to get free access to genetic data for personalized health care.

 

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