Live broadcast: international cyber conflict conference CyCon 2016
8th International Conference on Cyber Conflict is held on 1-3 June 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Nord Stream 2: the multylayered lobby
During the last half year, gas pipe Nord Stream 2 discussions have heated up both in Brussels and in former Eastern bloc. Lobbying by builders is in top gear. The main confrontation is between critical politicians claiming this is security threat to Europe, and the builders who say it is pure business.
09.05.2016, Joosep VärkPM
Top footballer dives into «life as usual»
Twice champion of Estonia, twice the top scorer of the season, picked best player of the entire championship last year, Ingemar Teever has hereby decided to go make a living outside of football.
08.03.2016, Madis KalvetPM
Estonian truckers driven bonkers by migrants
Life is getting tough for Estonian trucking companies on economic community roads. Firstly due to policemen hunting refugees sneaking into cargo. Secondly, competitors are rolling into Europe from the shrinking market in Russia.
25.02.2016, Andres ReimerPM
Editorial: Estonians. Pro-Europe, but troubled
Are the people in Estonia pleased with the EU? On the one hand, the satisfaction with belonging is still high and our folks feel Europeans, EU citizens. On the other hand, they are worried about what's happening in Europe, especially with what isn't immediately seen in Estonia (immigration crisis, terrorism, the debt crisis of member states) and those who don't think EU image is positive are far more numerous than in spring.
Interior minsiter says security authorities cannot and must not monitor everything
Having been in contact with French security authorities, Estonia's interior minister Hanno Pevkur tells Postimees in interview what our relevant bodies may do to maintain safety.
16.11.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Limits loom over chips and sweets
As urged by the ever bulging Estonian waistline, the state is stepping in to shrink the spread obesity. An option considered is imposing limits to advertisements tempting children to consume chips and candy.
02.11.2015, Hanneli RudiPM
Hopes high to have other allies added to incoming Brits
Unable to specify, I think more good news are in store said defence minister Hannes Hanso commenting on the news released yesterday of UK sending soldiers to support Baltics.
09.10.2015, Evelyn KaldojaPM
Editorial: remembering the victims of communism and Nazism
While seemingly so during the brighter moments in human history, we are not on a path towards ever increasing civilization, away from atrocities, crimes and trampling on people's rights. Alas, the year at hand is no guarantee of avoiding the ugliness we eagerly label as «not for 21st century» even when happening before our very eyes.
Editorial: Putin and Orbán
Yesterday saw Russia’s President Vladimir Putin pay a visit to the EU black sheep, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. As part of the unofficial reception, demonstrators were out carrying posters with «Nyet to Putin! Yes to Europe!» and «We’ll be no Russian colony!».
Estonia defeated 1-5 by Hungary in World Cup qualifier
The Estonian national football team was defeated 1-5 by Hungary in a World Cup qualifying match played in Hungary on Tuesday.
Hungary to issue visas on Estonia's behalf in Yekaterinburg, Russia
Starting from July 1 Hungary will be issuing short-term Schengen visas on Estonia's behalf in the city of Yekaterinburg in Russia.
Estonian, Hungarian presidents speak about eurozone, Finno-Ugric problems
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and his Hungarian colleague Janos Ader spoke about problems of the European Union and the eurozone, cooperation, support for fellow Finno-Ugric peoples, economy and Eastern Partnership during their meeting in Tallinn on Thursday.
Mikk Salu: facing the fact of people leaving
Just happened to read about Hungary, the way things are looking: a third of youth talking of leaving, the newspaper headline (from couple of years ago) stating that it’s all over with Hungary. A million is getting out. Folks can’t pay for their homes any more. All is bad, the country is bleeding, something needs to be done. Sound familiar? Sure. Estonia’s the same, both the talk and the deeds.
05.03.2013, Mikk Salu, Postimees