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News Estonia History: Estonian CIO gives UK IT professionals hope as Brexit removes rights

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Estonian CIO gives UK IT professionals hope as Brexit removes rights
News source: https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252477688/Estonian-CIO-gives-UK-IT-professionals-hope-as-Brexit-removes-rights

Sikkut said about 3,700 Estonian companies are currently hiring. “Alongside this, we have a rich history and culture, crime rates are low, sustainability is high on the government’s agenda, and rent ...

News Estonia History: Cybersecurity 2020: What Estonia knows about thwarting Russians

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
Cybersecurity 2020: What Estonia knows about thwarting Russians
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cybersecurity-2020-estonia-knows-thwarting-211500209.html

Estonia has become a model in foiling Russian hacking and disinformation. What could the Baltic state teach the U.S. about securing the 2020 election?

News Estonia History: Tennis: Kontaveit makes Estonian history by knocking out teen Swiatek

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
Tennis: Kontaveit makes Estonian history by knocking out teen Swiatek
News source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/tennis-kontaveit-makes-estonian-history-by-knocking-out-teen-12355480

The 28th seed is the first Estonian woman to reach the Melbourne last eight, where she faces a daunting task against fourth seed Simona Halep. Poland's Swiatek, the youngest player left in the draw ...

News Estonia History: Public address: Estonian research policy must face Estonia

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
Public address: Estonian research policy must face Estonia
News source: https://news.err.ee/1030773/public-address-estonian-research-policy-must-face-estonia

No one will study or document Estonian language, culture, history, society, nature for us, and the Estonian state is constitutionally obligated to ensure resources for relevant research to continue.

News Estonia History: Konrad Mägi’s works exhibited in Turin, Italy

Published on: Sunday 29 December 2019
Konrad Mägi’s works exhibited in Turin, Italy
News source: https://estonianworld.com/culture/konrad-magis-works-exhibited-in-turin-italy/

Konrad Mägi – “Italian landscape. Rome” (1922-1923). One of the most important painters in the Estonian art history Mägi is considered one of the most important painters in the Estonian art history.

News Estonia History: Family travel five: National Geographic suggests ‘epic journeys’

Published on: Saturday 28 December 2019
Family travel five: National Geographic suggests ‘epic journeys’
News source: https://www.staradvertiser.com/2019/12/29/travel/family-travel-five-national-geographic-suggests-epic-journeys/

Here are five ideas sure to tempt your family’s travelers: This compact region, comprised of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, is rich in scenic beauty, history and heritage. Given the largely flat ...

News Estonia History: Top 12 outstanding Estonians in the world 2019

Published on: Sunday 29 December 2019
Top 12 outstanding Estonians in the world 2019
News source: https://estonianworld.com/life/top-12-outstanding-estonians-in-the-world-2019/

Estonian World has a long history in compiling lists of top Estonians for pretty much any occasion. 2019 was a volatile year in the world, in Estonia and for Estonians globally, so this year, our editors decided to put together a list of Estonians who stood out in their field and/or were outspoken at home to the extent of making headlines beyond the borders.

News Estonia History: MP who made remarks on Russians, refugees elected to PACE delegation

Published on: Monday 11 November 2019
MP who made remarks on Russians, refugees elected to PACE delegation
News source: https://news.err.ee/1002059/mp-who-made-remarks-on-russians-refugees-elected-to-pace-delegation

Urmas Reitelmann (EKRE) has been voted in as a member of Estonia's delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), with 52 voting in favor at the 101-seat Riigikogu. Forty-four votes were cast against his candidacy, representing all opposition MPs, from the Reform Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDE).

News Estonia History: The Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: Just like Western Europe, 40 years ago

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
The Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: Just like Western Europe, 40 years ago
News source: https://www.traveller.com.au/the-baltic-states-of-estonia-latvia-and-lithuania-just-like-western-europe-40-years-ago-h1jgrb

(Estonia). Or whose customs/security people double as postal workers ... As Lithuanian Diana Yomantaite says, "If you want to know a country, you need to know its history." Before Soviet occupation, ...

News Estonia History: After the End of History

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
After the End of History
News source: https://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2019/october/after-the-end-of-history

Last month I took part in a conference at the University of Brighton entitled ‘After the End of History’. Scholars travelled from Brazil, Estonia and the Philippines to consider ‘where we are now; ...

News Estonia History: This week in history: October 7- 13

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
This week in history: October 7- 13
News source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/07/twih-o07.html

On October 10, 1919, the bourgeois government in the new Estonian republic nationalized 58 percent of the farmland in Estonia. Over 1,000 estates were seized. Owners could keep only 50 hectares (123 ...

News Estonia History: New Zealand’s Pork Industry Too Precious to Lose

Published on: Wednesday 18 September 2019
New Zealand’s Pork Industry Too Precious to Lose
News source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1909/S00494/new-zealands-pork-industry-too-precious-to-lose.htm

Wellington, 19 September 2019 - Growing dependence on imported pork for Kiwi consumers is placing greater risk on New Zealand’s pork industry, as African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to spread internationally.

News Estonia History: Teachers of Estonian schools abroad gathering in Tõstamaa

Published on: Saturday 27 July 2019
Teachers of Estonian schools abroad gathering in Tõstamaa
News source: https://news.err.ee/965491/teachers-of-estonian-schools-abroad-gathering-in-tostamaa

Some 60 teachers of Estonian culture and language working in schools abroad are gathering in the small town of Tõstamaa in Pärnu County for the last few days of July to refresh their knowledge and exchange experiences.

News Estonia History: A Confederate statue graveyard could help bury the Old South

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
A Confederate statue graveyard could help bury the Old South
News source: https://www.chron.com/news/article/A-Confederate-statue-graveyard-could-help-bury-14177413.php

The relocation of Soviet statues in Estonia has taken an even more interesting turn. For the past decade, the Estonian History Museum has been collecting former Soviet monuments with the intention of ...

News Estonia History: Interview: How e-voting works in Estonia

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Interview: How e-voting works in Estonia
News source: https://news.err.ee/963141/interview-how-e-voting-works-in-estonia

Estonia held two elections in 2019, with the general election on March 3, and the European elections following on May 26. In both cases, voters had a range of options on how and when to vote. The most celebrated of these is undoubtedly e-voting, which is open in advance of polling day itself (in the case of the European elections, from May 16 to 22).

News Estonia History: Paris court rules against victims of Estonia boat crash which killed 852

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Paris court rules against victims of Estonia boat crash which killed 852
News source: https://www.euronews.com/2019/07/20/paris-court-rules-against-victims-of-estonia-boat-crash-which-killed-852

The case was brought by the more than 1,000 survivors and relatives of the victims of the disaster which remains one of the worst in European maritime history. The MS Estonia car ferry connecting the ...

News Estonia History: Estonia ferry disaster: French court rejects compensation claim

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Estonia ferry disaster: French court rejects compensation claim
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-49050382

But the court said the claimants failed to prove "intentional fault". The sinking of the MS Estonia killed 852 people, making it one of history's deadliest European maritime disasters. The vessel was ...

News Estonia History: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet will be one of the most expensive original films in history

Published on: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Christopher Nolan’s Tenet will be one of the most expensive original films in history
News source: https://metro.co.uk/2019/06/26/christopher-nolans-tenet-will-one-expensive-original-films-history-10074582/

But we do know it’s gonna be pricey. The ‘massive, innovative, action blockbuster’ is filming in Tallin, Estonia, one of seven countries Nolan will be filming in. And according to Estonian ...