Silver Tambur and Sten Hankewitz

Silver Tambur is the cofounder and Editor-in-Chief of Estonian World. Sten Hankewitz is the Deputy Editor of Estonian World.

Estonia’s interior minister Mart Helme resigns

Estonia’s interior minister, the former leader of the far-right populist Estonian Conservative People’s Party, Mart Helme, announced on 9 November that he will resign as he’s “fed up” with the “libel and lies the Estonian media is producing”. “Looking at the libel and lies the Estonian media is producing, I …

Estonia’s interior minister Mart Helme resigns Read More »

Estonia celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty

On 2 February 2020, Estonia is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty that ended the Estonian War of Independence, established the country’s eastern border and obligated Soviet Russia to recognise Estonian independence – the fact the Soviet Union ignored only 20 years later. The Tartu Peace Treaty, …

Estonia celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty Read More »

Journalists force Estonia’s largest daily’s editor-in-chief to leave over censorship concerns

The journalists of the largest daily newspaper in Estonia, Postimees, forced its editor-in-chief, Peeter Helme, to leave his post, threatening to leave themselves unless Helme resigned; according to the journalists, Helme wasn’t suitable to work as the chief editor and was trying to impose censorship over the newspaper’s content. Nineteen …

Journalists force Estonia’s largest daily’s editor-in-chief to leave over censorship concerns Read More »

LIVE BLOG: Estonian World brings you Estonian European Parliament election results

Estonian World brings you the results of the Estonian European Parliament election of 2019 in a live blog, starting around 8:00 PM EEDT (6 PM UK time; 1 PM ET). The deputy editor-in-chief of Estonian World, Sten Hankewitz, will also be live-tweeting the results. 02:55We’re wrapping up here for now – the …

LIVE BLOG: Estonian World brings you Estonian European Parliament election results Read More »

Embarrassment for Estonia as the new IT and foreign trade minister refuses to speak in English on foreign visits

Yet another fiasco has hit the new Estonian populist and far-right government as Kert Kingo, the new minister of foreign trade and information technology, insists speaking in Estonian on foreign trips, using an interpreter instead. Kingo, appointed to the ministerial post by far-right Estonian Conservative People’s Party (EKRE), is scheduled …

Embarrassment for Estonia as the new IT and foreign trade minister refuses to speak in English on foreign visits Read More »

Sir Arvi Parbo, an Estonian-Australian mining entrepreneur and a knight – obituary

Sir Arvi Parbo, one of Australia’s most well-known and recognised mining entrepreneurs, and probably the only knighted Estonian, died on 1 May at the age of 93 in Melbourne, Australia. The Australian newspaper, Financial Review, calls Parbo “one of corporate Australia’s most significant figures”. “Sir Arvi Parbo will be fondly …

Sir Arvi Parbo, an Estonian-Australian mining entrepreneur and a knight – obituary Read More »

Estonian liberal commentator Ahto Lobjakas resigns in the face of self-censorship demands

Ahto Lobjakas, the outspoken and sharp commentator at the Estonian Radio 2 – part of the Estonian Public Broadcasting – is forced to leave his post due to the demands of self-censorship by the broadcasting’s board; Lobjakas is known for holding the far-right Estonian Conservative People’s Party (EKRE) leaders, future …

Estonian liberal commentator Ahto Lobjakas resigns in the face of self-censorship demands Read More »

LIVE BLOG: Estonian World brings you Estonian election results

Estonian World brings you the results of the Estonian parliamentary election of 2019 in a live blog, starting around 8:00 PM EET (6 PM UK time; 1 PM ET). The deputy editor-in-chief of Estonian World, Sten Hankewitz, will also be live-tweeting the results. 05:15 We’re wrapping up here for now – the …

LIVE BLOG: Estonian World brings you Estonian election results Read More »

Estonia has fifteen visa centres in China

Estonia’s visa centres in China help the Chinese citizens apply for a Schengen area visa. In addition to the existing facilities in Beijing and Shanghai, people can apply for an Estonian visa at VFS Global visa application centres in Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Xi´an …

Estonia has fifteen visa centres in China Read More »

Pence and Estonian PM discuss deploying the Patriot anti-missile defence system

The vice president of the United States, Mike Pence, and the Estonian prime minister, Jüri Ratas, discussed the possibility of deploying the Patriot anti-missile defence system in Estonia. Ratas, having met Pence, who was visiting the tiny Nordic NATO member from 30-31 July, told the main news programme of the …

Pence and Estonian PM discuss deploying the Patriot anti-missile defence system Read More »

Estonian World is in a dire need of your support.
Read our appeal here and become a supporter on Patreon 
close-image
Scroll to Top