Editorial: 75 years since the initial deportations
In the Russian language sphere people sometimes say they wish the others would «get Stalin.» Always, it is for the others, for who would want to have his live valued as nothing.
Searches for Varvara's slayer spanned cities in Russia and Belarus
In the four years of investigations into sexual murder of Varvara Ivanova (9), the police delved into various serious versions now published by Postimees.
06.06.2016, Risto BerendsonPM
NATO waving a red rag under nose of Russia
No threat to Russia militarily speaking, the US battalions in Baltics would irritate the Kremlin by their mere presence at Russian border. In response, just to flex muscles, the latter may move over its most modern armaments.
30.05.2016, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Editorial: traces of the fear of Chernobyl
At Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden on April 28, radioactive particles were detected on clothing worn by staff. The Swedes went on a search where these were from. Thirty years back, this was the initial hint to the free world about a severe nuclear disaster in Western part of the Soviet Union with contaminated clouds spreading across Europe.
Estonia signs visa deal with Belarus
Representatives of Estonia and Belarus on Wednesday signed an agreement in Minsk which will allow Estonian citizens to stay longer in Belarus with a visa.
Tallink rescues listed firms results
Of companies listed at Tallinn Stock Exchange with economic activity, a half i.e. seven improved results last year; eight managed to boost turnover. Three ended in red.
01.03.2016, Tõnis OjaPM
Hunting adviser: hunt no good to stop spread of fever
Environment ministry hunting adviser Tõnu Traks says it was no way African swine fever could have been slowed down by hunting wild swine once the hazard surfaced. To the contrary: Estonia opted, by banning driven hunt, to keep the beast in place where they were and thus granted farmers time to take needed measures in farms. Now, it is only the diligence of farmers that can keep fever off domestic swine.
27.08.2015, Kadri HansaluPM
Sister and brother battle bother on border
A daily task for Estonia's border guards is phone calls to parents from airport to check if it's okay for their kids to leave the country - the mom and dad have forgotten to «attach» a letter of permission. But even that may not suffice, as a paper acceptable in Estonia may spell suspicion in child abduction to an adult escort elsewhere.
14.08.2015, Oliver KundPM
«What do you do out of the blue...»
The rapidly spreading swine fever has affected farmers in dire straits. While the state offers support to start anew, many haven't a clue what the new might be.
13.08.2015, Marge TubalkainPM
Editorial: cheese laid to rest
Last Thursday, massive and demonstrative imported food destroying action was launched in Russia against stuff falling under countersanctions category.
Editorial: the Minsk gambit
Background of the summit everything but conducive to peaceful talks on the economy.
Editorial: hogs worth fighting for
Pity the pig farmers: in the heat of the summer, chilly winds are howling from the south. Last week already, a dread epidemic – the African pig plague – had made it to Northern Latvia, nearing Estonian borderline. Alas, despite all measures taken and planned there’s small chance we will escape untouched.
Russia bringing attack aircraft into Belarus
Up close to Lithuania’s side, the Russian planes would reach Šiauliai air base before its NATO fighters manage to take off.
29.07.2014, Kaspar JõgevaPP
Ära aetud traktor leiti jõest
Ööl vastu pühapäeva läks Are vallas Niidu külas ühest hoovist kaduma traktor Belarus, mis leiti järgmisel päeval lähedal asuvast Are jõest.
07.10.2013, Eno-Gerrit LinkPM
Analysis: Estonia invests little in development cooperation partners
Estonia's investments in countries that are partners to it in development cooperation are modest and of the partner countries Estonian companies have invested the most in Ukraine and Belarus, a study presented by the Praxis center for policy studies on Friday indicates.