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Estonia not to borrow to build Rail Baltica, ministry says

The Estonian part of the Rail Baltica super project will not require loans for construction, according to the country’s Finance Ministry.

Estonian TransferWise hires Netflix’s ex-chief financial officer

Estonian-led financial transactions start-up TransferWise has announced expansion of its board of directors with the former chief financial officer of the American online television service Netflix, David Wells.

Open arms for Lidl – Estonian competition watchdog predicts lower prices

Expecting the entry of the German supermarket chain Lidl on the Estonian market, the country’s Competition Authority expects healthier competition and lower prices.

Estonian businessman Ossinovski donates to son's Social Democratic party

Estonian businessman mired in corruption scandals Olegs Ossinovski had donated EUR 25 000 to Estonia’s Social Democratic Party when his son Jevgeni Ossinovski was the party’s chair.

PHOTO: Estonia celebrates Song and Dance Festival

From 4th to 7th of July Song and Dance Festival was being held in Estonia.

Estonian key military base to be expanded for 10 million euros

The key Estonian army base in Tapa, where NATO enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup is housed, is to be expanded with a warehouse complex and infrastructure for 10.1 million euros.

Estonia to electrify all passenger trains to dodge CO2 quota hike

Estonian cabinet of ministers has approved a plan to switch all passenger trains and most of freight trains from diesel to electricity by 2028 in order to avoid a looming hike of European Union’s carbon dioxide quota payments.

Estonian military traitor reveals Russian spy recruitment scheme

Former Estonian army officer Deniss Metsavas, who was last year sentenced to 15 years in prison for handing Estonian and NATO secrets to Russia, has revealed to The Atlantic, how he was recruited in the first place.

Estonia not to deepen its U-turn on alcohol excise, after Latvian move

Following Latvian plan to retaliate to Estonia’s sharp drop of its alcohol excise tax rates, Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas has stated that Tallinn is not going to cut its rates any further.

Estonian military surveillance plan rejected by Kaljulaid to reach court

Rejected as unconstitutional by the Estonian President, Kersti Kaljulaid, the plan to expand military surveillance in the country will reach the Estonian Supreme Court in autumn. the President and the Estonian parliament disagree on the provisions of the amended Defence Forces Organisation Law.