Aimar Ventsel: odinlaste proletaarne protest eliidi vastu (15)
Paljudest läks see vast mööda, ent presidendivalimiste ajal kogunes Estonia teatri ette rühm noori mehi Odini sõdalaste jakkides. Miks nad seal olid, ei oska vast nad isegi öelda, ent Vene meedia sai jälle põhjuse kirjutada sellest, kuidas Eesti Vabariigi presidendi valimised on seotud neonatsidega.
08.10.2016, Aimar VentselPM
Independence regained: the tense days twenty five years ago
On 20 August 1991, Estonia declared formal independence during the Soviet military coup attempt in Moscow, reconstituting the pre-1940 state. Every year, 20 August is celebrated as the day of Restoration of Independence.
Editorial: one small step for an officer, one giant leap for the society
A Defence League officer refusing a bribe, though small, sends a strong message.
Bribe rejected in Defence League, security police notified
In Võru County district, Defence League staff member recorded offering of bribe and had recourse to security police. With merely €100 in question, why was the case investigated?
10.05.2016, Nils NiitraPM
Editorial: baddies seeking to serve Odin
We don't want the thieves, the robbers and the violent to keep order in our streets, do we?
NATO squeezed by Kaliningrad bottleneck
Predicting occupation of Tallinn and Riga in less than 60 hours, a RAND Corporation report does underestimate Estonian defence capacity but points out the cold hard facts of gaping holes in deterrence capability of the Baltics which they believe need to be fixed latest by NATO summit in Warsaw.
16.02.2016, Oliver KundPM
Criminal case triggered by big mouth
«Meet you at midnight, at door to your house, see what life is all about.» A short summary of what the guy told boss when threatened to be sacked. The seriousness of what was said brought police to his home to find hundreds of illegal cartridges.
12.02.2016, Nils NiitraPM
Editorial: allied armour not enough
The two words ardently uttered along with NATO are «deterrence» and «capability». Sound like legalese, but do carry weight.
Multiple gun ban backfires
Gun owners are indignant. A fresh bill would limit firearms for self defence to one forcing 2,645 people to sell the rest. Shooting sportsmen would suffer. So the working group led by interior minister yesterday decided the plan is binned.
08.01.2016, Oliver KundPM
Defence League guys unwilling to hand over private guns
While interior ministry prepares a law amendment to have everyone with more than one gun for self defence to give the extra ones up, Defence League (Kaitseliit) members intend to shift such weapons into Defence Forces register.
29.12.2015, Liis VelskerPM
The cyberspace arms race
Partly because of a year filled with cyber attacks by ISIS, military cyber units keep popping up in nations of Europe. Estonia not a target thus far, experts see no need to amend local law.
30.11.2015, Oliver KundPM
Estonia eyes engagement against ISIS
At defence ministry, ideas have been put into writing regarding Estonia's options between three likely foreign missions looming. A scenario would take our soldiers back to Iraq, to train combatants fighting Islamic State.
26.10.2015, Oliver KundPM
Ministries swell with fresh vigour
Analysis by Chamber of Commerce and Industry says Estonia's public officialdom is resistant to thinning and if the numbers do come down at all, then on account of police patrols and firefighters. Meanwhile, the ministries keep on ballooning.
07.09.2015, Nils NiitraPM
Scientist says Estonia «lulled by pig fever staying in woods only»
Till yesterday morning, Tartu County farms remained untouched by African fever. But once it hit, a large farm was the target with 1,200 swine to be killed. Life Sciences professor claims the development was foreseen.
31.07.2015, Nils NiitraPM
Celebrating Estonia: Narva hosts parade
At yesterday’s Defence Forces military parade, Aleksei, a native of Narva, was delighted to see the many Estonians around – if but for a few days.
25.02.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
President Ilves: the garden of forking paths choose wisdom
The speech of president Toomas Hendrik Ilves on the 97th Anniversary of Estonian Independence 24 February 2015:
25.02.2015, Toomas Hendrik IlvesPM
Defence League wants more guns in homes
Headquarters of the Defence League is trying to reverse the trend of members opting not to keep firearms at home. To accomplish that, they have purchased loads of weapons safes and set it as aim to have lion’s share of those with weapons permits keeping guns and ammunition handy where they dwell.
04.02.2015, Oliver Kund