环境部希望摆脱危险义务

Tallinn’s G-anchorage area is the most popular bunkering place for tankers. Photo: 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 […]

惹恼了检察官办公室: 法院对两名 Eesti Ekspress 记者因有关洗钱的文章处以罚款

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 […]

爱沙尼亚的新闻自由指数排名大幅提升

11.06.2020, 塔林. Sümbolfotod eesti ajalehtedest. Symbolic photos from Estonian newspapers. 照片: 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 (Alar Karis elected president of Estonia) 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 […]