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News Estonia Politics: Political differences of Estonia and Finland will not affect PM meeting

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Political differences of Estonia and Finland will not affect PM meeting
News source: https://news.err.ee/1022646/political-differences-of-estonia-and-finland-will-not-affect-pm-meeting

Differences between Estonia and Finland and the two countries' governments shouldn't affect relations after the meeting of prime ministers Jüri Ratas and Sanna Marin on Friday, foreign policy expert Kristi Raik said.

News Estonia Politics: Reporters Without Borders expresses concerns about investigative journalism in Estonia

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Reporters Without Borders expresses concerns about investigative journalism in Estonia
News source: https://estonianworld.com/security/reporters-without-borders-expresses-concerns-about-investigative-journalism-in-estonia/

Reporters Without Borders, an international organisation that conducts political advocacy on issues relating to freedom of information and freedom of the press, has expressed “extreme” concern about investigative journalism in Estonia in the light of a crisis in Postimees, the country’s leading newspaper.

News Estonia Politics: Trump’s Transactional. And Estonia’s President Is Cool With It.

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Trump’s Transactional. And Estonia’s President Is Cool With It.
News source: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/09/estonias-president-sees-value-trumps-transactionalism/598708/

The tiny nation of Estonia literally tests the limits of NATO, perched as it is on the military bloc’s border with Russia. It’s a precarious place to be when President Donald Trump has repeatedly ...

News Estonia Politics: Estonia Government Nears Collapse After Nationalist Party Targets Police Chief

Published on: Thursday 15 August 2019
Estonia Government Nears Collapse After Nationalist Party Targets Police Chief
News source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/nationalist-targeting-police-chief-has-estonia-staring-at-crisis

(Bloomberg) -- A botched attempt by a nationalist party to oust the head of police has pushed Estonia’s squabbling government to the brink of collapse.

News Estonia Politics: India To Build Closer Ties With Baltic Nations With Naidu Visit

Published on: Friday 16 August 2019
India To Build Closer Ties With Baltic Nations With Naidu Visit
News source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/india-build-closer-ties-baltic-074900470.html

In keeping with the government's priority to boost ties with small nations, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will visit the three Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from August 17-21 in the first such high-level trip from India.

News Estonia Politics: SDE chair: Thursday among darkest days in Estonian politics

Published on: Thursday 15 August 2019
SDE chair: Thursday among darkest days in Estonian politics
News source: https://news.err.ee/971355/sde-chair-thursday-among-darkest-days-in-estonian-politics

Following what party chairman Indrek Saar referred to as one of the darkest days in Estonian politics on Thursday, the opposition Social Democratic Party (SDE) expects Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) to dismiss Minister of Finance Martin Helme (EKRE) and Minister of the Interior Mart Helme (EKRE) from their posts immediately.

News Estonia Politics: French court rejects claim over 1994 Estonian ferry disaster

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
French court rejects claim over 1994 Estonian ferry disaster
News source: https://www.krqe.com/news/international/french-court-to-rule-on-claim-over-1994-ferry-disaster/

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court rejected a compensation claim Friday related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one of Europe’s deadliest maritime disasters. The court ruled on the claim from more than 1,000 survivors and relatives of victims of the accident in which a car ferry connecting the Estonian capital […]

News Estonia Politics: Politics Briefing: Trump picks a new envoy for Ottawa

Published on: Monday 24 June 2019
Politics Briefing: Trump picks a new envoy for Ottawa
News source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-politics-briefing-trump-picks-a-new-envoy-for-ottawa/

A U.S. administration source told The Globe that Mr. Trump wants to nominate Aldona Wos, a retired physician and former U.S. ambassador to Estonia. Ms. Wos and her ... This is the daily Politics ...

News Estonia Politics: Crypto-Based Trading App Augur Releases New Version That Promotes More Liquid and Legitimate Markets

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/crypto-based-trading-app-augur-235600389.html

TALLINN, Estonia, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The ... and create prediction markets on any outcomes in the world, from political elections and sports to future asset prices. ...

News Estonia Politics: Speaker of Estonian parlt to meet with Central, East European colleagues in Poland

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/speaker_of_estonian_parlt_to_meet_with_central__east_european_colleagues_in_poland/

Polluaas is also scheduled to meet with the marshal of the Sejm of Poland, Marek Kuchcinski, to discuss bilateral relations between Estonia and Poland, cooperation in the European Union and in ...

News Estonia Politics: The Unfinished Business of the Cold War

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://www.commentarymagazine.com/foreign-policy/asia/china/tienamen-unfinished-business-of-the-cold-war/

In March 1990, Estonia and Lithuania declared the Soviet Union an occupying power and announced their transition toward independence. Latvia made a similar announcement in May. They had no choice. A ...