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    Estonian Jaanika Merilo appointed deputy mayor of Ukraine’s 4th biggest city
    Aug11

    Estonian Jaanika Merilo appointed deputy mayor of Ukraine’s 4th biggest city

    Jaanika Merilo, who was born and graduated from high school in Tartu, Estonia, has been appointed deputy mayor of Dnipro, the fourth biggest city in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring
    Aug09

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring

    A Ukrainian man has been indicted in Atlanta for his role in a major cyber crime led by Estonian national Sergei Tshurikov which stole more than nine million U.S. dollars from 2,100 ATMs worldwide in 2008, the Atlanta Patch reported. …read more Source:...

    Estonian Ministry of Defence: Military cooperation off table until Russia takes troops out of Ukraine
    Aug02

    Estonian Ministry of Defence: Military cooperation off table until Russia takes troops out of Ukraine

    The Estonian Ministry of Defence has taken the stance that military cooperation with Russia may only be taken into consideration if and when the latter complies with NATO’s demands to remove their troops from Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Paet: Situation in East Ukraine unchanged, EU support needed
    Jul20

    Paet: Situation in East Ukraine unchanged, EU support needed

    Nothing had changed in East Ukraine, and the attention of the international community to the situation there couldn’t be allowed to fade, MEP Urmas Paet (Reform/ALDE) said at a meeting with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Paet: Ukraine difficult to reform due to ongoing crises
    Jul18

    Paet: Ukraine difficult to reform due to ongoing crises

    Ukraine would be difficult to reform with an ongoing armed conflict in the eastern part of the country, its economy weakened, and oligarchs holding a lot of power, member of the European Parliament for Estonia Urmas Paet said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Kaljurand: NATO-EU cooperation must become more practical
    Jul11

    Kaljurand: NATO-EU cooperation must become more practical

    According to Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand, both the ongoing migration crisis and Russian aggression in Ukraine indicate that the EU and NATO must not only intensify cooperation but also shift it to a more practical level. …read more Source:...

    Kaljurand: NATO’s exercises are defense drills, Russia rehearses attacks
    Jul09

    Kaljurand: NATO’s exercises are defense drills, Russia rehearses attacks

    Estonia needed NATO’s help against Russia, and there was no sign that Russia would honor its international obligations or acknowledge its military role in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand (independent) wrote in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Business unions don’t agree with Tiit Vähi that sanctions against Russia should be repealed
    Jul06

    Business unions don’t agree with Tiit Vähi that sanctions against Russia should be repealed

    Estonian businesses don’t share former prime minister Tiit Vähi’s view that sanctions against Russia should be repealed as soon as possible. “The EU can’t accept that Russia just marched into Ukraine,” industrialist Meelis Einstein said. …read more Source:...

    Toom on Russia’s annexation of Crimea: Policy of non-recognition an option
    Jul05

    Toom on Russia’s annexation of Crimea: Policy of non-recognition an option

    MEP Yana Toom (Center/ALDE) said to ERR’s Vikerraadio on Tuesday that in the case of the Crimean peninsula, a policy of non-recognition could be an option. She also thinks that the economic sanctions against Russia will be gone come summer 2017. …read more Source:...

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine

    Estonia handed over suspected terrorist Vladimir Polyakov to the Ukrainian authorities on Thursday. …read more Source:...

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