Estonia Post Times

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:29:00 +0200
Location of fault in Estonia-Finland electricity cable found, no outside actor suspected
In cooperation with the cable manufacturer, Estonia's state-owned transmission system operator Elering has located the fault site of the Estlink 2 power cable between Estonia and Finland.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:16:00 +0200
Will the biotech bubble burst?
A big question mark hangs over the flagship of Estonia's promising wood chemicals industry.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 17:22:00 +0200
Estonian prosecutor's office ends criminal investigation against Swedbank
The Office of the Prosecutor General has ended the criminal investigation initiated against Swedbank Estonia for suspected money laundering, due to insufficient information to prove the crime.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:44:56 +0200
19 European Speakers call on the USA to provide assistance to Ukraine to continue its fight
Speakers of the parliaments of 19 European countries sent a joint letter to Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Mike Johnson. In the letter, they call on making efforts to assist Ukraine and adopting a historic decision that will pr...

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:04:08 +0200
Estonian MEP: Western countries' intervention in war in Ukraine does not seem realistic
Commenting on French President Emmanuel Macron's statement about the possible sending of Western troops to Ukraine, Estonian MEP and former defense chief Riho Terras said that this does not seem realistic at the moment.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:36:00 +0200
Estonian PM urges immediate action in Paris meeting to bolster aid for Ukraine
Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas participated on Monday in a meeting of heads of state and government in Paris at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron, where the topic of discussion was continuous support to Ukraine.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:21:00 +0200
Estonian formin: Sweden’s accession into alliance marks start of new era
The Hungarian parliament voted on Monday to ratify Sweden's bid to join NATO, which marks the start of a new era, Estonian Foreign Minister Margus Tsahkna said.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:14:00 +0200
Russian national climbs over fence to get to Estonia
Border guards at the Luhamaa border crossing in southeastern Estonia on Sunday detained a Russian citizen, who had climbed over the fence in the area between the border crossing points in order to enter the Schengen area.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 12:08:39 +0200
Estonian company sanctioned for supporting Russian war machine
The latest US list of sanctions released on Friday includes the Estonian company Gold Solution OU, accused of supporting the Russian war machine.

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 18:31:00 +0200
President: Supporting Ukraine is in the interests of all of Estonia
In his speech on the anniversary of the Republic of Estonia on Saturday, President Alar Karis said that supporting Ukraine is in the interests of all of Estonia, while one of Estonia's goals is to calmly and consistently make sure that the whole of N...

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:37:00 +0200
Estonian defense chief: Without values, we wouldn't be free
The commander of the Estonian defense forces, Martin Herem, said in his speech on the anniversary of the Republic of Estonia on Saturday that without values, Estonia would not be free.

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 18:09:00 +0200
Estonian Ice Hockey Association suspends licenses of players who attended event in Russia
The Estonian Ice Hockey Association has suspended the licenses of all hockey players participating in Estonian hockey leagues who took part in the Future Games festival held in Russia.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:49:08 +0200
Kaja Kallas at the Matthiae-Mahl dinner: President Meri warned of Russian danger 30 years ago
In her speech delivered as a guest of honor at the Matthiae-Mahl dinner in Hamburg on Tuesday evening, Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas pointed out that exactly 30 years ago, President Lennart Meri addressed the people of Germany in the same hall,...

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:27:17 +0200
Estonia not to close border for period of Russian presidential election
The Estonian government is not planning to close border crossings on the country's border with Russia for the duration of the Russian presidential election on March 17, Interior Minister Lauri Laanemets told.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:55:00 +0200
Russian special services behind attack on Estonian minister's car
From December to February, the Estonian Internal Security Service has detained 10 suspects for acting on behalf of a Russian special service. Among them are persons suspected to have broken the windows of the minister’s and a journalist’s car.

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 19:20:00 +0200
Baltic formins issue joint statement on Russia’s upcoming presidential elections
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on Monday simultaneously summoned Russia's charge d'affaires ad interim to hand them a joint statement about Russia's fictitious elections and to express strong indignation at the killing of opposition leader Alexei Nava...

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 16:33:53 +0200
Treason suspect Peterson, other defendants plead not guilty
In the trial that began in Harju County Court in Tallinn on Monday, neither treason suspect Aivo Peterson nor his alleged associates admitted their guilt.

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 09:02:00 +0200
Estonia chooses song by 5MIINUST x Puuluup to represent it in Eurovision finals
5MIINUST x Puuluup won the competition for the Estonian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest finals with the song "(nendest) narkootikumidest ei tea me (küll) midagi" ("We don't (really) know anything about (these) drugs") on Saturday night.

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 19:44:00 +0200
Navalny's death brings protesters to Russian embassy in Tallinn
A protest is taking place in front of the Russian embassy in Tallinn on Friday afternoon following the news of the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 15:34:07 +0200
Estonian ForMin summons Russia’s charge d’affaires
The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Russia's charge d’affaires Lenar Salimullin on Wednesday in connection with media reports about the decision of the Russian Federation to add Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and Estonian Secreta...

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 15:27:00 +0200
Intelligence: Russia to increase military personnel near Estonian border in near future
The Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service notes in its annual report published on Tuesday that Russia aims to dominate militarily in the Baltic Sea region, and that the personnel strength of Russian land forces and airborne troops in the Estonian dir...

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 14:23:00 +0200
Estonian intelligence: Likelihood of direct military attack against Estonia low this year
The likelihood of a direct military attack against Estonia remains low in the coming year, Director General of the Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service Kaupo Rosin said in the intelligence service's annual report published on Tuesday.

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 11:19:00 +0200
Russia initiates criminal investigation against Estonian PM
The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched criminal proceedings against Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, as well as State Secretary Taimar Peterkop, Lithuanian minister of culture and members of the Lithuanian Seimas, the independent R...

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 19:14:00 +0200
Roberta Metsola to Estonian parlt: Europe stronger than ever before
In her speech to the Estonian Riigikogu on Monday, President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola said that last years' crises have made Europe more resilient, determined and united than ever before

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 15:10:00 +0200
Special audit says Nordica's huge loss mainly attributable to poor management
Following revelations in July 2023 that the economic indicators of Estonia's state-owned aviation company Nordica had become strongly negative in a very short period of time, a special audit was conducted at the company, which found that the most imp...