Miljøministeriet ønsker at afskaffe sig selv farlig forpligtelse

Tallinn’s G-anchorage area is the most popular bunkering place for tankers. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: Mihkel Maripuu The Ministry of the Environment considers the safety of anchorages an economic issue. Ministry: if you hand over the obligations, hand over the officials and money. Estonia’s pollution control capability is substandard. The Ministry of the Environment wants to shift the […]

Tidligere miljøminister er lobbyist for Gazprom

Tidligere miljøminister Marko Pomerants (”Da pensionister er de mest sårbare med hensyn til deres forsørgelse) of the Powerhouse PR firm is lobbying for Russia’s Gazprom Neft. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: kollaaž/Remo Tõnismäe Marko Pomerants believes that his actions are all right. A Gazprom tanker is shuttling to Russia and back like a tram. Officials say everything is legally OK. Companies transporting petroleum products, including a firm […]

Analyse: Tyskland var og er den mest overdådige finansmand af Putins krigsmaskine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: Kollaaž Military aid to Ukraine is more important than sanctions against Russia. The fate of Ukraine will be decided on the battlefield, not by pipelines or phone calls to Putin. Military assistance of Germany and France is the most important matter right now. Earlier […]

Irriterede anklagemyndigheden: Retten idømte to Eesti Ekspress-journalister en bøde for artikel om hvidvaskning af penge

Tarmo Vahter and Sulev Vedler and their article on Swedbank’s money laundering. In the background Robert Kitt and Priit Perens. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: Kollaaž Money laundering and the skiing holiday of the princess of Monaco are news of equal significance. Eesti Ekspress appealed against the fine imposed on the newspaper and the journalists. The prosecutor’s office claims […]

Estlands placering i pressefrihedsindekset forbedredes markant

11.06.2020, Tallinn. Symbolske billeder fra estiske aviser. Symbolic photos from Estonian newspapers. FOTO: MADIS VELTMAN/POSTIMEES Photo: Madis Veltman RSF cites verbal attacks against journalists as a threat. Failure to protect journalists could lead to self-censorship. Estonia’s political environment is neutral towards the press. Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF), an international organization based in Paris, ranked Estonia 4th among […]

The EKRE border treaty proposal, legally stillborn, failed politically as well.

Estonian-Russian border. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: Marko Saarm The proposal of the Conservative People’s Party (EKRE) that the government of the republic would withdraw its signature from the Estonian-Russian border treaty concluded in February 2014, failed to gain support of the Riigikogu. EKRE representative Henn Põlluaas stated in the covering letter of the bill that the Russian federation […]

Archaeologists discovered Viking-era hearths in Tõnismägi

Archaeologists found four Viking-era hearths in the center of Tallinn. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: Mihkel Maripuu The recent archaeological find fills a major temporal gap. Such Viking-era antiquities have been never before discovered in Tallinn. The investigated area is becoming more exciting as it expands. Archaeological excavations carried out on the Pärnu road in Tallinn’s Tõnismägi before the […]

The mysterious virus attacking liver has not been detected in Estonia

Children’s hospital. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: Kristjan Teedema The liver disease which is suspected to have been caused by an adenovirus, which can occasionally cause severe consequences and has infected nearly 200 children under the age of 10 globally, has not yet been found in Estonia. “I recommend that we should stay calm for the time being,” says […]

Raivo Vare: the Europeans are playing political games in Ukraine

Economic expert Raivo Vare. En kvinde ser på tomme hylder i et supermarked i Moskva: Remo Tõnismäe Germany has become dependent on Russia France is mostly posturing The USA is operating according to definite plan Economic expert Raivo Vare explains the passivity of Germany in assisting Ukraine, which has been sharply criticized in recent weeks, with their long-term miscalculations, which has resulted in the attitude […]