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‘Certainly no longer unthinkable’ Estonia in ‘firing line’ as NATO expansion rattles Putin

Mr Shea discussed the possibility that Russia will attack Estonia with journalist Matt Chorley. The former NATO DASG claimed that the likelihood of Russia using military action in order to force political outcomes was more likely to happen now than it was ten years ago. Fears of a Russian attack on the West have heightened this week […]

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Russia’s neighbors fear NATO’s defense plans are not fit for purpose and they could be quickly overrun

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has said he plans to bring up a stand-off with Russia at this week’s NATO summit. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Everything changed when Russia invaded Ukraine and NATO’s defense strategy must now account for the new security environment on Europe’s eastern flank. That’s the coordinated message from […]

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UK

Estonia MOF Posts Synthesized Text of DTA, Protocol With Norway in English

The Estonian Ministry of Finance June 6 posted online a synthesized text, in English, of the 1993 DTA and protocol with Norway and the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI), which entered into force May 1, 2021. The MLI applies from: 1) Jan. 1, 2023, […]

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Entertainment

Cannes Lions Gong For Netflix’s Ted Sarandos; Studio Pictures Lockdown Quizmaster Option; Discovery+ Estonia Sequel; French Animation Short — Global Briefs

Ted Sarandos To Be Named Entertainment Person Of The Year At Cannes Lions Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos is to be named the 2022 Entertainment Person of the Year at French advertising festival Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The award, presented in recognition of the role entertainment plays in the marketing and communications landscape, will […]

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Estonia has provided €240M in military aid to Ukraine – Korniyenko

Estonia supports Ukraine on the military, economic, and diplomatic fronts in the fight against the Russian Federation. “Ukraine now has three important fronts: military, economic, and diplomatic. On all these fronts, we thank the Republic of Estonia for actually fighting with us, helping us to fight against the Russian Federation,” First Deputy Speaker of the […]

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Spain rescue late Czech Republic draw in Nations League, Lionel Messi scores five as Argentina thrash Estonia

Spain needed a last-minute Inigo Martinez strike to rescue a 2-2 Nations League draw with the Czech Republic, while Lionel Messi scored all five goals as Argentina beat Estonia 5-0 in a friendly. The Czechs took an early lead in the Group A2 clash with Spain after Sparta Prague forward Jakub Pesek scored from close […]

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UK

We Are 100% Behind Finnish, Swedish NATO Membership, Norway Tells Turkey

BERLIN (Reuters) – Norway on Saturday backed Finnish and Swedish plans to join NATO against criticism from Turkey. “We don’t know what Turkey really means but from (the) Norwegian perspective, we are 100% behind Finland and Sweden if they decide to apply for membership in NATO,” Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeld said as she arrived […]

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Science

Environment minister: Estonia needs strategic stockpile of firewood

As environment minister, are you happy to see soaring firewood prices? Heating is not in the administrative area of the environment minister. But logging is? Indeed. I am glad our forest owners are paid a fair price if they decide to cut down their forest and sell it for firewood. That said, there are better […]

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‘He attacked Georgia’ Estonia MEP issues chilling reason West must destroy ‘Putin problem’

The former General is also adamant that Ukraine can destroy Putin’s army if supplied with sufficient offensive weapons. Riho Terras served as the Chief of Estonia’s Defence Forces for seven years between 2011-2018, before swapping a military career for a political one. He is a staunch critic of Putin and has consistently backed up calls […]

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Estonia Based Cardano Metaverse Startup raises $420,000 in a pre-seed round, moves to developing Play To Earn Game

TALLINN, ESTONIA, April 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cardalonia, a Blockchain Strategy Game is one of the first Metaverse projects building to launch on the Cardano blockchain. Players can build, own and customize their own experiences on the Cardano Blockchain. A metaverse is a network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection, facilitated by […]