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A member of the Estonian Public Broadcasting’s board calls TV hosts “sodomites”

Urmas Reitelmann, the chairman of the far-right EKRE party’s council and a member of the supervisory board of the Estonian Public Broadcasting has in a social media post called two TV hosts “sodomites”; politicians and the chairman of the supervisory board call for his resignation. Urmas Reitelmann, a member of …

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Estonia supports development cooperation projects in Belarus with €500,000

The Estonian foreign ministry has opened a call for proposals for funding development cooperation projects with the aim of supporting the civil society in Belarus; in total, €500,000 has been earmarked for the projects. The call for proposals aims to assist and strengthen the civil society in Belarus. Applications for …

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Estonia imposes sanctions on Hezbollah members

The Estonian government on 22 October decided to impose sanctions in response to terrorist acts of Hezbollah, a Shia Islamist political party and militant group based in Lebanon.  “Hezbollah poses a considerable threat to international – and thereby Estonian – security. With this step Estonia stands by the United States, …

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Joe Biden on Estonia and the Baltics: Russia, don’t bully a NATO member

The US Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, has published a document on his vision on the US relations with Estonia and the Baltics, saying he will send a strong message to Russia: don’t bully a NATO member. “As President, Joe Biden will send a strong message to Russia: don’t bully …

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Documentary: MS Estonia has a large hole in the hull

A new documentary that premieres on a Swedish TV channel shows that the wreck of the sunken cruise ferry, MS Estonia, has a large hole in the hull; the finding is serious enough for the Estonian government to announce a new “technical investigation” into the disaster. MS Estonia, a 16,000-ton …

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Former Estonian president joins prominent Facebook critics to form an independent oversight board

A former president of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, has joined a new initiative, founded by prominent critics of the social media platform, Facebook – a new independent oversight board whose goal is to analyse and critique Facebook’s content moderation decisions, policies and other platform issues in the run-up to the …

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Estonia donates €110,000 to the US state of Maryland

The Estonian government decided to allocate €110,000 to help the state of Maryland fight the novel coronavirus. Maryland is a long-time security and defence partner of Estonia. The relations began in the early 1990s with military cooperation and links have expanded to include many areas, such as education, cyber space, …

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The US and Estonia sign an agreement for collaborative research in cyber defence

The United States Army and the Estonian ministry of defence signed an agreement on 14 September that will enable the two countries to conduct future collaborative science and technology efforts in cyber defence. The Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center – a component of Army …

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US Black Hawk helicopters are to train in the Estonian airspace

Many US Army’s UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters arrived in Ämari Air Base in Estonia on 13 September to take part in exercises around Ämari, the central training ground and around the town of Tapa in the following week. The main purpose of the helicopters is to train their cooperation with …

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