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The first lady of Estonia runs two distances in the Olympic torch relay race

The wife of the President of Estonia – Evelin Ilves –, who participated in the relay race of the Olympic torch, ran two distances of 300 m, instead of one. «It was the roughest kilometre of my life,»- the first lady of Estonia shared her impressions.

Economist about inflation in Estonia: people have a tendency to exaggerate the price rise

Ever since the introduction of Euro in Estonie, the people perceived inflation kept increasing, i.e., the people’s opinion (its proportion gathered through sociological surveys) on how large the price rise was. Actual inflation (after being calculated at sales outlets) was notable lower, says Bank of Latvia Economist Ramune Rimgailaite.

Inflation rise in Estonia – the most rapid in the EU

The total price increase in Eurozone made up 2.4% in June, and 2.6% in the whole of the European Union (EU).

Tallinn - popular destination among EU tourists

From May to September every year, hundreds of cruise ships leave Western European ports and set sail for such cities as Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and St. Petersburg. But what's next? Next, many tourists go on to spend a day in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

A «bubbling» experience in an Estonian hotel

If you are tired of standard forms and have a genuine interest to watch the Estonian sky, while taking a bubble bath in the bed of your hotel room, you really should visit the Mullihotell bubble-hotel.

Estonia exports fall 8%

Estonia's exports declined 8 percent year-on-year in May. At the same time, the country's imports remained at the same level as in May last year.

Tallinn Airport handles over a million passengers

Passenger numbers at Tallinn Airport amounted to more than one million during the January - June period, the airport says in a statement.

Estonian special service operative convicted of spying for Russia

The Court of Estonia declared the former operative of the country’s special service Alexei Dressen guilty in transferring secret information to the Russian Federal Security Service of Russia and sentenced him to 16 years of imprisonment.

Estonian Air record: 100 000 passengers in one month

In June 2012, Estonian Air carried 100 000 passengers per month for the first time in its history, the company says in a statement.

Estonia announces start of trade expansion in Azerbaijan

Estonian Minister of Economic Relations and Communications Juhan Parts has has informed that for the last two years the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Estonia has doubled and the potential of trade between two countries is quite wide.

Estonia to study Russian spies

The Estonian government commissioned two studies into the operations of Russian foreign intelligence services from 1930s to the present day.

Estonian woman wins EUR 378 270

An Estonian retiree, who took shelter in a casino while on her way to buy a frying pan, has hit jackpot and won a record 378 270 euros.

EC urges Estonia to ensure impartial regulation in telecoms sector

The European Commission has sent a formal request to Estonia to comply with EU rules that require a clear separation between the bodies which regulate telecoms markets and those providing telecoms services.

Estonia slams «rich» Greeks, as they rush to form coalition

Wednesday, June 20, Greece kept holding talks on forming a coalition aimed at securing crucial funding. Meanwhile, Estonia points out that its patience with the severely indebted country is running out.

WSY: Why Estonia is a tech start-up nation

Estonia is the 132nd-smallest country in the world by land mass, yet it produces more start-ups per head of population than any other country in Europe. It has a population the size of Copenhagen but has one of the world’s most advanced e-governments.

Economist: Ilves is right, but Krugman is not

According to Anders Aslund, economist at the Peterson Institute in Washington, Nobel-prize winner Paul Krugman lashed out on Estonia because he has a personal issue with the Baltic states.

Estonia and Russia may resume talks on border issue

Russia's Ambassador to Estonia Yuri Merzlyakov has implied that the two countries could resume negotiations on the "frozen" border treaty issue.

Estonian ruling party uses secret Swiss bank account

Current Estonian Justice Minister and then Reform Party’s general secretary Kristen Michal is said to have declared smaller election campaign costs for the party.

Estonian exports fall 7%

Estonian export of goods decreased 7 percent on an annual basis to EUR1.018 billion in April, marking the second consecutive decline.

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