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Virtual choir to celebrate the end of the emergency in Estonia

A special virtual concert, bringing together over 2,500 choir singers and screened at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, celebrates the end of the coronavirus emergency situation in Estonia. The concert, “Spring came differently”, will virtually bring 2,500 choir singers under the cherished song festival arch in the Estonian capital, Tallinn. …

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US Postal Service suspends mail service to Estonia

On 9 May, the news broke that the United States Postal Service had suspended sending any mail to Estonia, citing the lack of means of transportation; the evidence suggests the mail has been suspended for weeks already. “The Postal Service is temporarily suspending international mail acceptance for certain destinations due …

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Baltic presidents: attempts to misrepresent the events of the Second World War undermine Europe

On 8 May, the world marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe and the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – Kersti Kaljulaid, Egils Levits and Gitanas Nausėda, respectively – have issued a joint statement to mark the occasion, saying that attempts to …

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Eighty top Estonian female researchers being added to AcademiaNet

The Estonian Research Council has submitted the names of 80 Estonian researchers to AcademiaNet, the world’s biggest database of profiles of excellent female researchers from all disciplines. This article is published in collaboration with Research in Estonia. The prestigious portal, which supports the visibility of female researchers and international cooperation, is …

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What is the coronavirus doing to our planet?

The coronavirus will not make the climate crisis go away – if anything, it can make it worse, some Estonian scientists say; Research in Estonia investigates. This article is published in collaboration with Research in Estonia. Written By Marian Männi. With an estimated every third person in the world staying home, our …

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Open letter: the Chinese Communist Party’s rule by fear endangers Chinese citizens – and the world

More than one hundred China experts and senior political figures, including an Estonian MP, Yoko Alender, and Marcus Kolga, an Estonian Canadian journalist and a former president of the Estonian Central Council in Canada, have signed an open letter describing the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) government’s cover up of COVID-19 …

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Estonia joins the statement on journalists’ safety and access to information during the coronavirus crisis

Estonia has joined the list of countries that have signed a joint statement by the Group of Friends on the Safety of Journalists at UNESCO, the United Nations in New York and Geneva, and the OSCE, that calls for ensuring the journalists’ safety and access to information during the novel …

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Arvo Pärt: The coronavirus has shown us in a painful way that humanity is a single organism

The Estonian composer, Arvo Pärt, gave a rare interview to the Spanish newspaper, ABC, in which the maestro said the coronavirus had showed us in a painful way that humanity is a single organism and human existence is possible only in relation to other living beings. Pärt was interviewed by …

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UPDATED: Estonian unicorn Bolt requests a loan from the state

The Estonian ridesharing company, Bolt, hard hit by the coronavirus crisis, has asked the Estonian government to step in to save the company. Bolt is particularly hard hit by the current coronavirus crisis. What was previously the Europe’s third fastest growing company, has seen 85% of its turnover wiped off …

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