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    Ratas: Ukraine-EU agreement ‘fundamental’
    Dec15

    Ratas: Ukraine-EU agreement ‘fundamental’

    Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said ahead of the European Council meeting on Thursday that the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement was fundamental for both sides. Ratas had also said earlier that Estonia supported maintaining the sanctions imposed on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Nearly 15,000 Georgians, Ukrainians visited Estonia this year
    Dec09

    Nearly 15,000 Georgians, Ukrainians visited Estonia this year

    Between January and Dec. 8 of 2016, ahead of the expected impending implementation of visa freedom by the EU, Estonia issued visas to a combined total of just under 15,000 citizens of either Georgia or Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian defense chief: It is important to know that we are not alone
    Nov25

    Ukrainian defense chief: It is important to know that we are not alone

    On a two-day visit to Estonia, visiting Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Gen. Viktor Muzhenko met with Estonian leaders to discuss opportunities for further cooperation with Estonia as well as expressed gratitude for the support Estonia has shown Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kaljurand to return to Ministry of Foreign Affairs as cyber security adviser
    Oct18

    Kaljurand to return to Ministry of Foreign Affairs as cyber security adviser

    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and presidential candidate Marina Kaljurand announced that she will begin part-time work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an adviser on cyber security-related issues. She will likewise be taking part in her first weeklong course at the Civil and Political School (CAPS) in Kiev in November. …read more...

    Russian ambassador: Crimean scenario not possible in Baltic states
    Oct15

    Russian ambassador: Crimean scenario not possible in Baltic states

    A scenario similar to what happened in Crimea in 2014 was not possible in the Baltic states, Russian ambassador to Estonia Alexander Petrov said on Friday. Separatist sentiment was completely absent in the region. …read more Source:...

    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions
    Oct06

    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions

    Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi (Reform) met with Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis as well as his counterpart Edgars Rinkēvičs and Speaker of the Seim Inara Murniece in Riga on Wednesday. The meetings focused on European Union issues, and security in the Baltic Sea area. …read more Source:...

    Defense minister recognizes members of Estonian special forces who served in Ukraine
    Oct04

    Defense minister recognizes members of Estonian special forces who served in Ukraine

    Late Monday night, Estonian Minister of Defence Hannes Hanso thanked and presented letters of appreciation to the instructors of the Estonian Special Operations Force (ESTSOF) who provided training to the special operations forces of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Taxify launches service in Kiev
    Sep23

    Taxify launches service in Kiev

    Estonian transportation network company (TNC) Taxify launched their taxi and ridesharing service in Kiev on Friday, which means that the mobile app is serving customers in a total of 21 cities in 14 countries. …read more Source:...

    Estonian foreign minister meets with EU counterparts in Bratislava
    Sep04

    Estonian foreign minister meets with EU counterparts in Bratislava

    Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand attended an informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in Bratislava on Friday and Saturday where topics of discussion in included Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the EU’s foreign and security policy. …read more Source:...

    Defense minister Hanso: Estonian special forces have done excellent job in Ukraine
    Aug24

    Defense minister Hanso: Estonian special forces have done excellent job in Ukraine

    Estonian Minister of Defense Hannes Hanso visited members of the Estonian special operations forces who are currently in Ukraine training members of a Ukrainian special forces regiment, and received a thorough overview of the Estonian soldiers’ service in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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