21 February 2018
Estonia Will Set Up Data Embassy in Luxembourg Premium

World’s first data embassy will increase the security of data coming from the technologically advanced Baltic nation. 

17 January 2018
Estonia Does Battle With Demographic Crisis Premium

Policies put in place at the time of its 2004 EU accession might explain Tallinn’s success in avoiding large population drop-offs similar to those faced by its fellow Baltic neighbors.

14 December 2017
Estonian Taxi App Spreads Its Wings Premium

After a slow start, the ride-hailing service Taxify is taking on Uber in 20 countries.

12 December 2017
Russia Jails Estonian for Espionage Premium

Estonia has accused or convicted a half-dozen people of spying for Russia since 2015, and now Moscow follows suit.

6 December 2017
Estonia Plans to Extend Conscription Premium

Number of conscripts per year to increase to 4,000 – months after a bill to expand female involvement in military service was signed into law.

3 November 2017
Estonia to Block E-IDs in Identity Theft Scare Premium

People in the Baltic country are experiencing the downside of life in one of the world’s most digitized societies.

10 October 2017
I, Estonian Robot Premium

The wired-up Baltic republic recently gave the green light to driverless vehicles, which could soon acquire legal identities.

15 September 2017
EU Drug Czars Tackle Opioids at Tallinn Meeting Premium

The host country has Europe’s highest overdose death rate, although Europe’s opioid problem is dwarfed overall by the drug plague sweeping North America.

23 August 2017
Estonia Looks to Cashless Future Premium

The wired-up Baltic nation could become the first to have its own digital currency.

4 August 2017
Estonian Bogs Return to the Wild Premium

A project to restore large tracts of dried-out bog could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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