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Estonians in the UK: Britain looking to reach an agreement on EU citizens’ rights

The prime minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, said at a meeting with her Estonian colleague, Jüri Ratas, that she wanted to reach an agreement on EU citizens’ rights in the UK as quickly as possible. The prime ministers, meeting in London on 18 July, discussed the fact that …

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Britons are increasingly applying for e-residency to digitally remain in the EU

An increasing number of Britons are applying for the Estonian e-residency, which enables them to conduct business within the European Union while living in the UK – even after Britain leaves the European Union. Estonia is the first country to offer e-residency – a transnational digital identity available to anyone …

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RAF Typhoon fighter intercepting a Russian aircraft. Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

UK general: NATO needs “a grand strategy” to counter Russia

General Adrian Bradshaw, the United Kingdom’s most senior NATO commander and the alliance’s Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, has called on NATO to come up with “a grand strategy” to counter the threat Russia poses. Bradshaw told the BBC that much of Russia’s aggressive behaviour was about the country’s president …

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Foreign minister Mikser: the US commitment is crucial for Estonia

The continued dedication of the United States to its commitments as an ally is crucial for Estonia, the country’s foreign minister, Sven Mikser, said in his annual address to the parliament. Estonian World publishes an excerpt of the minister’s speech. The alliance between Europe and Northern America has been the …

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After Brexit, British entrepreneurs are looking to the future – and Estonia

Estonian e-residency offers British entrepreneurs the opportunity to securely run an EU business online, even after Brexit. Meet some of the Brits who are already using it to build businesses of the future, from advanced tech entrepreneurs to location-independent digital nomads. The future has arrived It’s early morning on a …

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UK’s Theresa May: Donald Trump is 100 per cent behind NATO

The prime minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, confirmed after her meeting with the new US president, Donald Trump, that the latter is “100 per cent behind” NATO. May visited the new president in Washington, DC, on 27 January and at the press conference after the meeting, she said …

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Typhoon aircraft arrival at the Amari Air Base in Estonia as the prepare to start a period of Baltic Air Policing. Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

UK’s Theresa May promises military support if Estonia is invaded

The prime minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, has promised to come to Estonia’s aid in case it was invaded by Russia. “Article 5 of NATO says that we do go to the support of any NATO country that has military action against it,” May told Sky News. “Sometimes …

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Tatler lists Estonia as one of the “poshest” names to call a baby girl

According to a list published in Tatler Magazine, a London-based publication that chronicles the whims and frolics of Britain’s aristocracy, “Estonia” is listed as one of the “poshest” names to call your newborn girl. The magazine’s list of the poshest girls’ names includes, in addition to Estonia, the likes of Alfreda, Blanche, Czar-Czar, …

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The UK is to deploy long-range missiles on the Estonian-Russian border

The United Kingdom will next year deploy batteries of high precision long-range missiles on the border between Estonia and Russia; the deployment is the first of its kind since the collapse of the Soviet Union. According to the British media, the rockets will be moved to Estonia next year amid …

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