«Helsevisum» åpner russerne et vindu mot Vesten

Russian influencer Valerie on Tallinn Town Hall Square. Foto: Kuvatõmmis videost Russian citizens with Schengen visas use Estonia as a transit country. The Eastern neighbors come to Estonia for vacation with «health visas». Private clinics assure that they do not issue «health visas». Many Russian citizens with short- or long-term Schengen visas us Estonia as […]

Fjernundervisning reduserte karakterene ved eksamen

Estisk språkeksamen ved Kadriorg German Gymnasium. Foto: Tairo Lutter The present system makes it easy for the state to compare the pupils’ results. Returning to the old system could be considered in the future. Remote learning reduced the pupils’ willingness to answer orally. According to the preliminary results of the state examinations published by […]

Exercise overshadowed visit of US Brown Berets

While the eyes of the public watched the “Siil” (Hedgehog) large-scale exercise, the so-called Brown Berets – US Air Force Combat Aviation Advisory Team – visited Estonia for the first time, helping to polish cooperation between the air and special forces. The Brown Berets or officially the 6th Special Operations Squadron is a US Air […]

Drinking increases in Estonia in recent years

Baarilett Photo: Dmitri Kotjuh Wage increase has made alcohol significantly more available. Only 41 percent of vendors check the buyers’ age. Domestic sales of alcohol increased during the corona pandemic. The World Health Assembly in Geneva recently adopted a global strategy to reduce alcohol consumption, but drinking in Estonia has increased in recent years, according […]