Garri Kasparov, the 13-time world champion in chess and one of the fiercest critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin, says that Putin is ready for anything to maintain his high popularity among the Russian population, writes Postimees.
Estonian icecream and frozen goods producer Premia Foods announced today that its ice cream and frozen goods business in Baltic states and Russia will be sold to Food Union, a Ukraine food business.COMMENTS (2)
Estonian media outlets have come under pressure from Neinar Seli over his role in the donation of 250,000 euros to the Estonian Olympic Committee, writes Äripäev.
Estonian state is wrong regarding all Russian capital as a source of potential security risk, writes Äripäev in its editorial. today.COMMENTS (1)
Estonian economy grew 2.4% in the 2nd quarter year on year, Statistics Estonia announced in its
Some 150 Estonian enterprises and organizations, including Health Sickness Fund, are advertising their products in pro-Kremlin state media channels such as RTR Rossija which is also available in Estonia, writes Äripäev.COMMENTS (1)
Estonian-based security-technology provider Guardtime has teamed up with Ericsson AB, the world’s biggest maker of wireless-network equipment, to improve the safety and transparency of the data transmitted over its systems, Äripäev reports.
In Tallinn yesterday, US President Barack Obama gave the most important speech about European security — and issued the most important pledge—of the post-Cold War era. No U.S. president since Reagan has used such forceful language against Russia, reported The Atlantic.COMMENTS (6)
Eesti Päevaleht writes that recent leaks from the customer support database of Gamma Group, the UK-based developer of FinFisher (aka FinSpy), one of the world’s most powerful surveillance software systems, show that the system is being used also in Estonia, most probably by police or intelligence agencies.
The ambitious plan that is backed by Finnish businessmen and is being promoted by leading IRL politician Eerik-Niiles Kross to build Europe’s largest data warehouse in Estonia raises doubts, writes Delovye Vedomosti.COMMENTS (4)
Estonian listed ferry group Tallink and Bridgemans Services Ltd. have entered into a charter agreement to charter Tallink's cruise ferry Silja Europa to Australia from August2014 as an accommodation vessel. COMMENTS (5)
The supervisory board of Enterprise Estonia (EAS) on Wednesday appointed Hanno Tomberg as new head of the business support agency, write Postimees.COMMENTS (2)
European transport commissioner Siim Kallas warns that economically, Estonia must move forward as otherwise it would run out of steam.COMMENTS (5)
More and more wealthy Russians and Ukrainians who are concerned about instable political and economic situation in their countries are now investing in Estonian real estate, writes Äripäev.COMMENTS (7)
In 2013, average monthly gross wages were 949 euros and the average hourly gross wages were 5.73 euros. COMMENTS (2)
Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp carried 756,101 passengers in May, 4.6 percent less than in the same month in 2013.COMMENTS (5)
Tallinn District Court decided this week to reject the claim by LHV banking group against Äripäev.COMMENTS (1)
Four employees of Information Board (Teabeamet), the Estonian foreign intelligence service, are suspected of embezzlement.
Äripäev writes that Estonian businessman Margus Linnamäe, owner of Estonia’s largest pharmaceutical retail and wholesale group Magnum, and co-owner of Postimees and BNS media groups, paid no income tax on 20 million euros in dividends that he took out this year.COMMENTS (1)
According to the flash estimates of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product of Estonia contracted 1.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2014COMMENTS (4)
According to a report prepared by a group of international, mainly US e-voting experts, Estonian Internet-based e-voting system ( I-voting) is insecure and should be withdrawn, writes Eesti Päevaleht.COMMENTS (4)
The government has started replacing members of supervisory boards of state enterprises which means that Neinar Seli, current chairman of the supervisory board of Port of Tallinn, may also lose his seat.COMMENTS (1)
Estonian national carrier Estonian Air served 110,666 passengers during the first quarter of 2014, down from 121,693 in the same period last year.COMMENTS (7)
Oleg Ossinovski, one of Estonia’s richest businessmen and owner of a large group specializing in transit trade, says that the Estonia must learn how to live next to an empire, but is not doing a good job right now.COMMENTS (20)
Minister of Finance Jürgen Ligi expects Estonia's economy to expand only 2% in 2014, down from the earlier September forecast of 3.6%, reports ERR.COMMENTS (1)
The coalition of Reform Party and Social Democrats are promising more funding for various purposes, but do not yet want to say where the additional money will come for, in other words, from which sectors it will be taken away from, writes Postimees.
Äripäev general manager Igor Rõtov writes that the change of government and replacement of Andrus Ansip as Prime Minister with Siim Kallas is a good opportunity to overcome political and economic stagnation.COMMENTS (6)