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An Estonian anti-masker made a complete fool out of himself by protesting against masks while wearing one. Photo: screenshot from the video.

An Estonian anti-masker makes a fool out of himself by wearing – yup – a mask

An Estonian anti-mask demonstrator made a complete fool out of himself by giving an interview to a local TV channel while protesting against the country’s mask mandate while wearing a mask. The young man, who, in his own words, was protesting the mask mandate that the government finally instituted in …

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British comparison website: Tallinn is the top 16th place for expats to move

According to MoverDB, a British moving services comparison website, the Estonian capital, Tallinn, is the top 16th place for expats to move after the novel coronavirus pandemic. The website says in its 2021 guide, “The World’s 25 Best Cities for Expats to Move to Post COVID-19”, that it is highlighting …

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People arriving in Estonia from all European countries subjected to self-isolation

People arriving in Estonia from all European countries will have to self-isolate for 10 days due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. The mandatory self-isolation applies to people arriving in Estonia from a European country with an infection rate above 50 people per 100,000 inhabitants. Based on the coronavirus …

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Estonia launches a global survey for the Estonian community abroad

The Estonian foreign ministry invites all Estonians living abroad to take part in a survey to collect feedback on the engagement of the expat community and their satisfaction with consular services. The foreign ministry said that “it was vital to keep in touch with the Estonian community across the globe. …

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Tallinn named the “2020 Intelligent Community of the Year”

The Estonian capital, Tallinn, succeeds Taoyuan in Taiwan as the “number one intelligent community”. The “intelligent community” title is handed over annually by the New York-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) – a global network of 180 cities, metro regions and counties, with a think tank at its heart. The think …

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Only people arriving in Estonia from Finland don’t need to self-isolate

Starting from Monday, 2 November, only people arriving in Estonia from Finland don’t need to self-isolate; people arriving from the rest of Europe are subjected to self-quarantine. The mandatory self-isolation does not apply to passengers arriving in Estonia from a country of the European Union and the European Economic Area, …

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Only people arriving in Estonia from one European country don’t need to self-isolate

Starting from Monday, 26 October, only people arriving in Estonia from one European country – Norway – don’t need to self-isolate for two weeks. The mandatory self-isolation does not apply to passengers arriving in Estonia from a country of the European Union and the European Economic Area, the Schengen area …

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Gallery: Hundreds rally in support of Estonia’s LGBT community

Approximately 250-300 people on 18 October gathered at Tallinn’s Freedom Square in protest against a referendum on the definition of marriage, proposed by the Estonian Conservative People’s Party – also known as EKRE; the populist party, part of the coalition government, wants to define marriage as a union of a …

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The US Library of Congress selects Estonian World for inclusion in its web archives

The United States Library of Congress has selected Estonian World for inclusion in its web archives. “We consider your website to be an important part of this collection and the historical record,” the US Library of Congress said in its email where it asked for permission to provide public access …

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