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Estonia Selects ‘Take It or Leave It’ as Foreign-Language Oscar Entry

“Take It or Leave It” beat six other contenders under consideration by a selection committee led by Edith Sepp, CEO of the Estonian Film Institute, which announced the selection Thursday. Five members of the seven-person panel picked “Take It or Leave It” as their choice for submission to the Academ

VARIETY - 2018-08-16 14:19:01

Estonia sends a drama about fatherhood to join the Oscar race

Estonia has submitted Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo’s drama, “Take It or Leave It”, as the country’s submission for the foreign language Academy Award.

ESTONIANWORLD.COM - 2018-08-16 21:15:22

Welcome to Estonia—The Football-Mad Host Country of the UEFA Super Cup

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BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-08-15 17:12:45

Oscars: Estonia Selects 'Take It or Leave It' for Foreign-Language Category

Liina Triskina-Vanhatalo's role-reversal drama, produced by Ivo Felt, is about a 30-year-old builder left holding a baby after his girlfriend gives birth and leaves.

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER - 2018-08-16 14:09:15

The struggle to get an apartment as a non-white single guy in Estonia

It was the start of my third year in Estonia, when I found out that I needed to look for an apartment. I had been putting it off for a while because my dorm contract was supposed to last three months after the completion of my degree. I came to know just two months before that I cannot continue livi

ESTONIANWORLD.COM - 2018-08-15 19:02:33

Atletico Super Cup win vindicates decision to stay, says Griezmann

Soccer Football - Super Cup - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid - Lillekula Stadium, Tallinn, Estonia - August 15, 2018 Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann celebrates after winning the Super Cup REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

REUTERS - 2018-08-16 10:28:30

Atletico beats Real Madrid 4-2 after extra time in Super Cup

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Real Madrid on the European stage, scoring twice in extra time to win 4-2 in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday in its rival's first game without Cristiano Ronaldo.Atletico got off to a flying start with Diego Costa scoring the com

AP - 2018-08-15 21:55:53

Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry: How To Get from Estonia to Finland (and Back)

Whether you’re crossing as part of a larger travel itinerary or just making a classic Tallinn to Helsinki day trip, the ferry crossing can be a little difficult to figure out! Eric actually did the crossing as a day trip from Tallinn to Helsinki back in 2017 (on his birthday) with a few friends. The


A former NASA engineer is sailing from Finland to Estonia in a solar-powered sauna

Former NASA engineer Janne Käpylehto has innovated a floating sauna.The 'serial entrepreneur, author and energy expert' will be attempting to sail across the Gulf of Finland to Estonia.While the sauna is propelled by motor-power from solar panels, it's heated by a traditional sauna stove.


Danske Bank loses customers due to Estonia money laundering case:...

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark’s largest lender Danske Bank has lost 28,000 private customers this year as public confidence dropped due to allegations its Estonia branch was involved in money laundering between 2007 and 2015, a poll showed on Tuesday.


Real Madrid aim for three-peat in Estonia for USC

On the continental stage, both of these teams have met numerous times over the past few years. Real Madrid won their La Decima against Roji Blanco back in 2014. Two years later they would meet in another Champions League Final, again Real would come out on top. The season after that these two teams


Estonia is not too concerned with Russian hackers

In a recent interview with CNBC, Estonia’s president, Kersti Kaljulaid, said that the highly connected nation isn’t as concerned about cyber attacks from countries like Russia because of the “high level of cyber-hygiene”. The comments from the leader of the Baltic nation sits in stark contrast to th


Poland really wants the US Army there permanently to 'scare away' Russia, and it's willing to pay for it

As military personnel paraded through Warsaw on foot, horseback, and armored vehicles on Wednesday, Polish President Andrzej Dudareiteratedhis country's call for a permanent US military presence on its soil — a presence that the Eastern European country has said it's willing topay $2 billionto get.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

What did I learn from organising one of the biggest choral music festivals in the world?

Icould have never imagined in February 2015 that in 2018 I will host around 5000 choral music experts, singers, conductors and lovers from all over the world in Tallinn at theEUROPA CANTAT XXfestival. What is that, how did I get there and what are the valuable lessons that I learned from organising

MEDIUM - 2018-08-15 21:41:13

Today's top pics: Soccer's Super Cup final; Parkland students return; and more

Atletico's Antoine Griezmann lifts up the trophy to celebrate with teammates after the UEFA Super Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Lillekula Stadium in Tallinn, Estonia, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)Pavel Golovkin

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-16 12:15:00

Estonia Jobless Rate Falls In Q2 - ForexTV

Estonia’s unemployment rate decreased in the three months ended June, data from Statistics Estonia showed Tuesday.Read Full StoryTop News EditorNext:Curetis Announces Financial Results for the First Six Months of 2018


Pro-Putin Russian Grandmothers Call On Americans To Vote Against Democrats in Mid-Term Elections – OpEd

A group of older Russian women from the Putin Detachments group has filmed aYouTube videoin which they call on Americans to vote against the Democratic Party in the upcoming American mid-term congressional elections because “Hillary Clinton has no place in big politics.”In broken English, the women

EURASIAREVIEW.COM - 2018-08-16 00:19:31

Aetna International pitches vision for interoperable health platform

Dive Brief:Health insurer Aetna's international unit has set out how data and digital technologies are reshaping healthcare ina new white paper.Aetna International’s report details the ways in which some countries, notably Estonia, have digitized their healthcare systems to ensure data is securely c

HEALTHCAREDIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 04:14:00

Latvia and Estonia to hold the first joint government meeting

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The Art Museum of Estonia exhibits "Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe"

TALLINN.-The Art Museum of Estonia, in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, is organising a large-scale exhibition on Michel Sittow (ca 1469–1525), a painter from Estonia who became a sought-after and highly renowned artist in the royal courts of Europe at the turn of the