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NATO builds up military forces in Baltic region

Some 800 British troops have joined NATO forces in Estonia, as part of efforts to deter any Russian agression in the Baltic region

Some 800 British troops have joined NATO forces in Estonia, as part of efforts to deter any Russian agression in the Baltic region

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Estonia's Tallinn Music Week helps reshape the industry

Tallinn Music Week involves more than just a diversity of musical performances by hundreds of artists from 33 different countries. This year its helping to shape the future of the music industry in Eur

Tallinn Music Week involves more than just a diversity of musical performances by hundreds of artists from 33 different countries. This year its helping to shape the future of the music industry in Eur

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Fisherman rescued from frozen lake

The Estonian emergency services have released a video showing a fisherman being rescued from a frozen lake.

The Estonian emergency services have released a video showing a fisherman being rescued from a frozen lake.

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NATO members fail to agree on defence spending

NATO members will make efforts to reach a spending target of two percent of their GDP on defence, but have failed to agree on whether or not every country must meet the…

NATO members will make efforts to reach a spending target of two percent of their GDP on defence, but have failed to agree on whether or not every country must meet the…

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Estonia fails to elect new president

Estonia’s divided parliament has failed to elect a successor to President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is having to stand down after two consecutive terms.

Estonia’s divided parliament has failed to elect a successor to President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is having to stand down after two consecutive terms.

Culture

Master class at the Järvi Academy

Among the most relevant features of the Pärnu Music Festival is the Järvi International Academy for Conducting, a series of master-classes offering a unique opportunity for young conductors to enjoy p

Among the most relevant features of the Pärnu Music Festival is the Järvi International Academy for Conducting, a series of master-classes offering a unique opportunity for young conductors to enjoy p

Science_technology

Estonian firm prints 3D customised model of you

An unusual egg-shaped booth in Tallinn’s Seaplane Harbour is where a small team of Estonian engineers is testing its new invention. It’s a 3D scanner

An unusual egg-shaped booth in Tallinn’s Seaplane Harbour is where a small team of Estonian engineers is testing its new invention. It’s a 3D scanner

Culture

Tallinn Music Week brings together Creativity for Change

Tallinn Music Week has made a name for itself as a crossroads between different styles and genres. If you’re lucky, you might even spot Estonia’s

Tallinn Music Week has made a name for itself as a crossroads between different styles and genres. If you’re lucky, you might even spot Estonia’s

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Citizen Cyber Security

Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs: “I think Estonia is a perfect example

Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs: “I think Estonia is a perfect example

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Russia has 'bombed its way to Syria negotiating table'

Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “President Ilves, many thanks for giving us some of your time. Russian president Vladimir Putin is considered a risk-taker

Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “President Ilves, many thanks for giving us some of your time. Russian president Vladimir Putin is considered a risk-taker

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Squirrel goes diving in the snow

Hunting for food is a challenge for many animals at the height of the Estonian winter, but this squirrel seems to have found a solution. The animal

Hunting for food is a challenge for many animals at the height of the Estonian winter, but this squirrel seems to have found a solution. The animal

Culture

Tallinn Architecture Biennale revisits city of the future

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is home to nearly half a million people. While the small Baltic country is widely recognised as one of the most

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is home to nearly half a million people. While the small Baltic country is widely recognised as one of the most

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Estonian farmers protest at falling prices

Taking their tractors to Tallinn, Estonian farmers are demanding more support from the government. Farmers Europe-wide have been hit by slumping

Taking their tractors to Tallinn, Estonian farmers are demanding more support from the government. Farmers Europe-wide have been hit by slumping

Science_technology

Do you know: are there still treasures under the sea?

We’re taking photos of Pluto and landing spacecraft on comets – surely, by now we know everything about the seas on our own planet? Maarja Kruusmaa

We’re taking photos of Pluto and landing spacecraft on comets – surely, by now we know everything about the seas on our own planet? Maarja Kruusmaa

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Thousands gather in Estonia for punk festival

Rakvere, Estonia became the punk capital for one day only as thousands gathered to perform punk classics in unison. The Punk Song Festival held in

Rakvere, Estonia became the punk capital for one day only as thousands gathered to perform punk classics in unison. The Punk Song Festival held in

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Soviet prison transformed into dive site in Estonia

What used to be a prison and labour camp has become a popular beach in Estonia, with visitors relaxing on the shore of a flooded quarry and exploring

What used to be a prison and labour camp has become a popular beach in Estonia, with visitors relaxing on the shore of a flooded quarry and exploring

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Germany wins the 14th European Championship of Forestry Skills

Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Luua, Estonia, from May 20-24, to take part in the 14th European

Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Luua, Estonia, from May 20-24, to take part in the 14th European

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Estonian duo among favourites for Eurovision 2015

The Eurovision song contest is just around the corner and among the favourites are Elina Born and Stig Rästa from Estonia. The singer and songwriter

The Eurovision song contest is just around the corner and among the favourites are Elina Born and Stig Rästa from Estonia. The singer and songwriter