In Estonia, there is a dispute about whether it is necessary to completely destroy the Soviet symbols

Estonian Minister of Justice Lea Danilson-Jarg (“Fatherland”) sharply argued with the rector of the Art Academy and architectural historian Mart Kalm on the topic of Soviet symbols left in the country, writes err.ee. Recall that Kalm rebelled against the intention of the authorities to eliminate the Soviet symbols left in Estonia. Speaking on the Esimene… Continue reading In Estonia, there is a dispute about whether it is necessary to completely destroy the Soviet symbols

Because of pro-Russian views: Estonia revokes a Russian’s residence permit

A Russian who spent almost his entire life in Estonia and had a residence permit there is now rid of her. He left the country to attend a funeral in Russia and has not been able to return since. Like the portal Fontanka reported, Sergei Neprimerov left the Estonian city of Narva to bury a… Continue reading Because of pro-Russian views: Estonia revokes a Russian’s residence permit

Panic of Russian attack: Estonia wants to modernize system of air raid shelters

In view of the conflict in Ukraine, according to the Ministry of the Interior, Estonia wants to modernize its protective infrastructure. Work has already begun on completing shelters in the event of an air raid. However, it will take several years to build a network of shelters. The Estonian government is rushing to find facilities… Continue reading Panic of Russian attack: Estonia wants to modernize system of air raid shelters

Estonia threatens veto power in talks on oil price ceiling from Russia

Estonia may exercise veto power in talks on Russian oil price ceiling Tallinn, 24 November 2022, 17:05 — REGNUM Estonia is ready to use veto rights in the EU voting on the price ceiling for Russian oil. This was stated on November 24 by the head of the Estonian Foreign Ministry Urmas Reinsalu. Urmas Reinsalu… Continue reading Estonia threatens veto power in talks on oil price ceiling from Russia

Three NATO ships arrived in Estonia

Three ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group I have arrived in the port of the Estonian capital Tallinn, according to the press service of the Estonian armed forces. We are talking about the Dutch frigate Tromp (lead ship), the Danish frigate Esbern Snare and the Norwegian tanker Maud. In Tallinn, the crews of warships… Continue reading Three NATO ships arrived in Estonia

244 Soviet monuments may be demolished in Estonia

The Commission at the State Chancellery of Estonia compiled a list of 322 Soviet monuments and tombstones, 244 of which were recommended to be demolished. The commission will publish the final verdict on November 30. “Of the mapped sites, the working group recommended that 244 sites be removed or replaced with a neutral tombstone,” said… Continue reading 244 Soviet monuments may be demolished in Estonia

Estonia wants to strip Russians of their right to vote in local elections

Against the background of the Ukraine conflict, antipathy against Russians is being fueled in Eastern Europe. The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has now announced that Russians must be deprived of the right to vote in local elections in Estonia. The ministry justified this with alleged security concerns. At a press conference, Estonian Foreign Minister… Continue reading Estonia wants to strip Russians of their right to vote in local elections

Estonian business called the problems with the employment of Ukrainian refugees “nonsense”

pxhere.com Refugees from Ukraine complain that they cannot get a job in Estonia. However, representatives of local businesses considered the problems of migrants “nonsense”, the Postimees newspaper writes about this. According to the head of the Central Union of Estonian Employers Arto Aas, against the background of the crisis, six thousand unemployed Ukrainians are a… Continue reading Estonian business called the problems with the employment of Ukrainian refugees “nonsense”

Estonia declares its readiness to “defend every inch of NATO territory”

The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has responded to unconfirmed reports that a Russian missile allegedly exploded in Poland. The Estonian Foreign Ministry declared solidarity with Poland. “The latest news from Poland is of the greatest concern. We are consulting closely with Poland and other allies. Estonia is ready to defend every inch of NATO… Continue reading Estonia declares its readiness to “defend every inch of NATO territory”

Under the influence of the United States, Estonia changed its policy towards Israel

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said that Tallinn has changed its policy towards Israel and will no longer vote for resolutions condemning the actions of this state. According to Reinsalu, “Estonian security issues are based on the position of the United States,” writes err.ee. Estonia recently voted in the UN together with the US against… Continue reading Under the influence of the United States, Estonia changed its policy towards Israel

To pay Russian pensions in Estonia, they offer a complex financial scheme

More than 4,000 Estonian residents who are entitled to an increase in pensions for the length of service earned in Russia have not yet received their money for the third quarter. The sanctions imposed on Russian banks have greatly complicated the settlements between the pension authorities of Estonia and the Russian Federation, writes err.ee. Already… Continue reading To pay Russian pensions in Estonia, they offer a complex financial scheme

In Estonia, they proposed to independently pay pensions to Russian residents

As an exception, Estonia could itself pay pensions for the third quarter to 4,038 Russian pensioners living in the country. This opinion was expressed by the Director General of the Social Insurance Board Maret Maripuu, writes err.ee. In a letter to the Ministers of Social Welfare, Finance and Foreign Affairs, she asked them what solutions… Continue reading In Estonia, they proposed to independently pay pensions to Russian residents