Silver Tambur

Silver Tambur is the cofounder and Editor-in-Chief of Estonian World. He has previously studied journalism at the University of Tartu, and politics and society at the Birkbeck College, University of London. Silver has been the editor at the Estonian Public Broadcasting’s news service in English, as well as contributing for the Business Sense magazine in the UK, Deutsche Welle and Radio New Zealand. You can also follow him on Twitter and like his page on Facebook. You can write to Silver at silver@estonianworld.com.

Värska mineral water in Estonia turned into a throat spray

Researchers of the University of Tartu studied the medical mineral water of Estonia’s Värska resort and confirmed that it can effectively support the treatment of upper respiratory diseases; based on the water, the resort now produces nasal and throat spray called Tsilk. Uno Mäeorg, Enn Karro and Ain Raal, the …

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An Estonian photographer awarded by the Sony World Photography Awards

An Estonian photographer, Cristo Pihlamäe, won in the natural world and wildlife category with his image of a hare in one of the largest photography competitions in the world, the Sony World Photography Awards. The Sony World Photography Awards highlights photographers for their excellent technical and creative skills, and fresh …

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It’s official: Estonia is a cat-loving nation

An Australian insurance company used Instagram data for conducting a global survey to see whether cats or dogs were more popular across the world; in Estonia, cats were a clear winner. Budget Direct, an insurance company, counted every post on Instagram tagged #ilovedogs, #dogloversclub or #doglovers – and did the same …

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Estonian prime minister Kaja Kallas tests positive for the coronavirus

The Estonian prime minister, Kaja Kallas, issued a statement on the evening of 15 March, saying she had tested positive for the coronavirus. “Today is the day I join the thousands of Estonians who have received a positive corona test,” Kallas wrote in her Facebook page. “Like many of you, …

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Baltic warships join the Royal Navy-led task group

The Royal Navy frigates, HMS Lancaster and Westminster, tanker RFA Tiderace and vessels from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have joined forces in the UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force. It is the first operation of the UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force – a partnership of nine northern European nations committed to working together …

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An Estonian IT company to create ticket sales solution for Lithuanian railway

The Estonian IT company, Turnit, has signed a deal with LTG Link, a passenger transportation unit of Lithuanian Railways, enabling Lithuanian train passengers to buy tickets using a mobile application. Under the five-year agreement, the entire Lithuanian train ticket sales will be moved to the Turnit’s cloud-based solution called Ride. …

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Estonia and Spain celebrate the centenary of diplomatic relations

On 8 March 1921, the Kingdom of Spain recognised the young Republic of Estonia de jure, which laid the basis for formal diplomatic contacts; on 8 March 2021, the two countries celebrated the centenary of their diplomatic relations. Spain, like most major powers, recognised Estonia in March 1921. The de jure recognition …

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Dr Keegan McBride: The current government is making the same mistakes the previous one did

Keegan McBride, who has played an active role in sharing information about the novel coronavirus pandemic in Estonia, says in an interview with Estonian World that the country’s current government, headed by Kaja Kallas and her Reform Party, is hypocritical, making the same mistakes they criticised the previous government for; …

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Estonia will be represented by Uku Suviste at Eurovision 2021

The Estonian singer-songwriter, Uku Suviste, has won the Eesti Laul, Estonia’s song competition to determine the country’s representative at the Eurovision song contest, with his song, “The Lucky One”. Suviste won the contest at its final concert, broadcast live, with a song called “The Lucky One”. The song was written …

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