Former environment minister is lobbyist for Gazprom

Former minister for environment Marko Pomerants (afirmando que o partido sempre acreditou que apenas a bandeira estoniana pode voar sobre a torre Tall Hermann) of the Powerhouse PR firm is lobbying for Russia’s Gazprom Neft. Photo: 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 […]

Incomodou o Ministério Público: o tribunal multou dois jornalistas do Eesti Ekspress por artigo sobre lavagem de dinheiro

Tarmo Vahter and Sulev Vedler and their article on Swedbank’s money laundering. In the background Robert Kitt and Priit Perens. Photo: 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 […]

A classificação da Estônia no índice de liberdade de imprensa melhorou bastante

11.06.2020, Tallinn. Sümbolfotod eesti ajalehtedest. 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. Photo: Marko Saarm The proposal of the Conservative People’s Party (Presidente do Partido Popular Conservador) 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 […]