In Estonia

Posts from ‘July, 2010’

Wed, 28 Jul 2010, Welles Declaration revisited…

Over 50 countries followed the United States in adopting this position. “This milestone document supported the Baltic States as independent republics at a critical moment to ensure their...

Wed, 28 Jul 2010, Missile madness…

“While both sides speak of a desire to improve NATO-Russia relations and develop a partnership, this decision sends a negative signal,” he added. According to Estonian Defense Mini...

Wed, 21 Jul 2010, Cross- border issues reviewed…

Ansip expressed his hope that Lithuania would become part of the Nord Pool Spot electricity market as of Jan. 1, 2011. “Estonia is interested in the creation of a truly functioning elec...

Wed, 21 Jul 2010, Lawyers to swarm on Tallinn…

“By organizing the FIDE Congress in Tallinn in 2012, FIDE Estonia and the whole country would be the first in Eastern Europe to host this international conference which brings together top j...

Wed, 14 Jul 2010, Estonia, Tunisia lead UN aid revamp…

“I am very pleased that the negotiations led by the Estonian and Tunisian ambassadors were carried out in an inclusive, transparent and effective manner,” the UN secretary general said...

Wed, 14 Jul 2010, Ilves’ comments in Israel “irritating”…

They had just been through a brutal Soviet occupation between 1940 and 1941, during which tens of thousands of citizens were executed or deported to Siberia. The Baltic people viewed the German ar...

Wed, 7 Jul 2010, Science education leaders gather in Tartu…

In addition, scores of papers were presented in specialized workshops focusing on aspects such as opportunities for the modernization of teaching and for raising the motivation of learners. The ...



ESTONIA is a state in Northern Europe which has borders with Latvia and Russia. Across the Baltic Sea lies Finland in the north and Sweden in the west. Estonia covers around 45 thousands square kilometers. The Estonians are part of Finnic people. The only official language in Estonia is Estonian, which has too much in common with Finnish language. Estonia as a state is a parliamentary republic with internal division of 15 regions. The largest city and the capital as well is Tallinn. Estonia is one of the least-populous countries of the European Union - its population is less than 1.5 million. Various international ogranizations highly ranked Estonia regarding press, democracy and political freedom.