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Section: ERR (Estonia)

    ERR News poll: regional security the main topic of 2014
    Jan05

    ERR News poll: regional security the main topic of 2014

    ERR News readers and story counts agreed that the main theme of 2014 was Russian belligerence, with the Ukraine crisis, the ensuing security instability and US President Barack Obama’s visit named as events with the greatest impact in Estonia in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Bloomberg: recent US negotiations with Russia appear to be at impasse
    Jan02

    Bloomberg: recent US negotiations with Russia appear to be at impasse

    The environment of tit-for-tat sanctions instituted by the European Union and the United States over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its continued meddling in eastern Ukraine affected Estonian businesses in 2014, especially in the agricultural sector. …read more Source:...

    From Facebook to the frontline: Ukrainian-Estonians forging international ties
    Dec30

    From Facebook to the frontline: Ukrainian-Estonians forging international ties

    The Conflict in Ukraine has seen families and communities torn apart, both in the affected country and also in Estonia, where there is a sizeable community of ethnic Ukrainians. We investigate if the view of Ukraine from Estonia has changed in the past twelve months, as a result of how the conflict has affected communities and business. What has...

    Sinisalu: EU-US economic sanctions on Russia too slow
    Dec29

    Sinisalu: EU-US economic sanctions on Russia too slow

    One of the easiest ways to tackle Russia is through economic sanctions, but they can take time, says head of the Estonian Internal Security Service, Arnold Sinisalu. …read more Source:...

    Igor Taro: the situation in Eastern Ukraine escalating
    Dec23

    Igor Taro: the situation in Eastern Ukraine escalating

    According to Estonian journalist Igor Taro, the Ukrainian forces haven’t suffered any losses in last few days, in the conflict with Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. At the same time, the separatists have become more aggressive, giving a little hope for peace between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source:...

    Finland’s foreign affairs committee chairman says use of Finnish territory for NATO operations unlikely
    Dec09

    Finland’s foreign affairs committee chairman says use of Finnish territory for NATO operations unlikely

    Estonia and Finland have shared concerns about Ukraine and the regular airspace violations in the Baltic Sea area by Russia, but Finland will not allow NATO forces to use its territory to launch operations for defending the Baltic states should arise, said Timo Soini, chair of the Finnish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. …read...

    Ukrainian refugees in Estonia yet to be granted asylum
    Dec08

    Ukrainian refugees in Estonia yet to be granted asylum

    So far, 54 Ukrainian citizens who have fled the fighting in Ukraine have applied for asylum in Estonia, but none have been granted their request. …read more Source:...

    Taro: Firefights show Russia wants to conquer more territory
    Nov26

    Taro: Firefights show Russia wants to conquer more territory

    The firefights in eastern Ukraine may have become routine, but the latest intensity shows Russia wants to increase its territory, says Estonian journalist Igor Taro. …read more Source:...

    Estonian food aid has reached those in need in Ukraine
    Nov24

    Estonian food aid has reached those in need in Ukraine

    The first delivery of Estonian food aid has arrived at refugee centres in the Odessa region, the Foreign Ministry said today. …read more Source:...

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