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Wiwi Jam: Estonia’s Victor Crone will bring his “Storm” to the Theatre Club

From slaying pre-parties in London and Madrid to filming his postcard out in Israel to visiting friends and family in Stockholm, Estonia’s Victor Crone has had quite the busy spring. And his “Storm” shows no sign of slowing down as he’ll soon be off to Tel Aviv for Eurovision 2019.


Estonia president holds first meeting with Putin in years

Estonia's president met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin here Thursday for talks on trade and global relations, during the first such Russian visit in eight years. Kersti Kaljulaid is also the first leader of three ex-Soviet states on the Baltic Sea to hold a high profile meeting with Putin since


Tallinn, Estonia is Awesome! You Should Go. Here is Why.

We began our Easter Holiday travels with two nights in Tallinn and we were not disappointed. In fact, we left feeling that everyone should visit the capital of Estonia and we had discovered a hidden gem of Europe. Here are 13 reasons why:


Estonia president turns to Ratas to form a government

TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia’s president turned on Tuesday to Center leader Juri Ratas to form a new government - a move that will likely bring a far-right party into the cabinet for the first time.


Estonia's Ratas wins confidence vote to continue as PM

Estonia's outgoing prime minister Juri Ratas, leader of the left-leaning Centre Party, on Wednesday won a vote of confidence in parliament to form a new coalition government with the conservatives and far-right.


Estonia Producer Price Inflation Slows In March

(RTTNews) - Estonia's producer price inflation slowed in March, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. The producer price index rose 0.4 percent year-on-year in March, slower than the 0.6 percent rise in February.


Estonia blocks 600 MW offshore wind project development plans

The Estonian government has decided not to issue a building permit for the 600 MW Saaremaa offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea, citing national security concerns. The government fears that funding for the project may come from Russia or any other hostile country, even though the project develope


Leaders of Russia, Estonia sit down for talks

MOSCOW – The presidents of Russia and Estonia have sat down for talks at the Kremlin for the first time in nearly a decade. Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid arrived in Moscow on Thursday to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin.


OGAE Poll 2019: Israel and Estonia receive first points, as Switzerland closes in on Italy

The vote for the 2019 OGAE Song Contest Poll results keep coming in. Five more branches of the OGAE fan network have cast their votes in the poll. The OGAE fan clubs from Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK received their points. The points haul put Estonia and Israel on the scoreboa


Top 5 Disc Golf Cities — International: #4 Tallinn, Estonia

Out of nearly 500 international metropolitan areas outside the US that we examined, here's how Tallinn, Estonia stacked up:. Quantity rank reflects the number of holes available for play within radiuses of roughly 30, 80, and 160 kilometers (20, 50, and 100 miles) of the city, and the quality rank r


Estonia likely to see euroskeptic party brought to power

HELSINKI – Estonia's outgoing prime minister has been designated to form a government in a decision that likely will bring a populist, eurosceptic party to power for the first time in the Baltic nation.


Presidents of Russia, Estonia meet after nearly a decade

MOSCOW (AP) - The presidents of Russia and Estonia held talks at the Kremlin for the first time in nearly a decade Thursday, a step toward reversing an absence of high-level contacts that Russian President Vladimir Putin described as “not a normal situation.”


Kaljulaid to speak with Putin in Estonia

TALLINN - Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak respectively in Estonian and Russian at their meeting that is due to take place in the Kremlin on Thursday afternoon, Postimees said.


France deploys military near Russian border with Estonia

A unit of 300 soldiers from the French Army and the Foreign Legion is expected to arrive in the Estonian town of Tapa, just 140 kilometres away from the Russian border, next week, according to France’s Embassy in Tallinn.


Tallinn, Estonia to New York, USA for only €284 roundtrip

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Queen Margrethe to visit Estonia for 800th anniversary of Danish flag

Queen Margrethe will pay a visit to Estonia in June, the Royal House announced, in conjunction with the 800th anniversary of the Danish Flag. The Queen will visit Tallinn, the Estonian capital, on 15 June. The capital shares a mythical connection to Denmark and its flag, known as the Dannebrog.


Following Moscow visit, Lithuania calls on Estonia to coordinate actions ({{commentsTotal}})

Speaking the day after President Kersti Kaljulaid met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius called on Estonia to coordinate its actions and exercise caution in dialogue with Moscow.


First Land of Poker (FLOP) Mobile App Introduced in Estonia

The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, is now one of the epicenters of poker due to the fact that The Patrik Antonius Poker Challenge (PAPC) took place there. This poker tournament is pretty special since it offered the highest buy-in event that ever took place in the Baltics called €25,000 PAPC High Roll


Estonia liberals fail to form government after hung polls

Estonia's liberal Reform party leader Kaja Kallas on Monday lost a confidence vote and failed to form a government one month after winning a hung election. Only the Social Democrats agreed to accept the 41-year-old lawyer's invitation for coalition talks after the March 3 ballot.


Spy agency: Russia TV 'demonized' religious group in Estonia

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Estonia's intelligence agency says a Russian state-controlled television station has been portraying members of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Estonia in "a hostile and ridiculing" way.