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Estonia joins call for ban on Russian tourists

Estonia joins call for ban on Russian tourists

Estonia today joined Finland and Latvia in urging the EU to close its borders to Russian travelers, echoing a call from Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin. "Stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Visiting Europe is a …

Estonia to propose EU-wide ban on Schengen visas for Russians

Estonia to propose EU-wide ban on Schengen visas for Russians

Estonia will prepare a proposal to Brussels to block Russian citizens from entering Europe as a baseline rule, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said on Friday. Tallinn on Thursday rolled out another package of sanctions against …

Russians advised to refrain from visiting Estonia

Russians advised to refrain from visiting Estonia

Russian citizens should abstain from travelling to Estonia because of Tallinn's hostile attitude, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement issued on Tuesday. "In connection with Estonia's openly hostile attitude …

Estonia not to expel Russian ambassador

Estonia not to expel Russian ambassador

Estonia has opted not to follow Latvia’s and Lithuania’s lead and will not expel Russia’s ambassador, Mart Volmer, Undersecretary for Europe in Estonian Foreign Ministry, said on Tuesday. "We have made a decision …

Baltic countries reduced imports of electricity from Russia

Baltic countries reduced imports of electricity from Russia

Russian electricity in the Baltic countries will be less than 10%. The operators of the Baltic electricity networks Elering, AST and Litgrid have reduced the capacity for imports from Russia to 300 megawatts with a consumption of up to 4000 …

No agreement on energy prices in EU

No agreement on energy prices in EU

EU leaders failed to agree on how to respond to the ongoing problem of high energy prices at Thursday's (16 December) European summit

New Russian ambassador to Estonia named

New Russian ambassador to Estonia named

Russia's next ambassador to Estonia has been named, according to the document was published on Wednesday on the official web portal of legal information.  Vladimir Lipayev will replace current ambassador …

Three progressive post-Soviet republics

Three progressive post-Soviet republics

All post-Soviet countries achieved significant progress in transitioning to market economies and ensuring that democratic values are respected

Russia expels Estonian diplomat under principle of reciprocity

Russia expels Estonian diplomat under principle of reciprocity

Estonian Ambassador to Moscow Margus Laidre was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry Tuesday, where he was informed about the expulsion of an Estonian diplomat within seven days, the Ministry announced on its website. "Estonian …

Estonia announces expulsion of a Russian diplomat

Estonia announces expulsion of a Russian diplomat

Estonian Foreign Ministry announced one Russian Embassy employee persona non grata in the diplomatic note, presented to Russian Ambassador Alexander Petrov on Thursday, the Ministry announced. According to the Ministry, this was a …

Estonia gifts 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Georgia

Estonia gifts 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Georgia

Georgia will receive 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines from Estonia, announces Estonian Foreign Ministry. An official statement of the ministry reads that in addition to Georgia, Estonia will also support to Eastern neighbour Moldova by …

Baltic States are the territories of geopolitical games

Baltic States are the territories of geopolitical games

The large scope of military exercises which NATO conducts today is not only a signal to its opponent, Russia, but also the attempts of the Alliance to keep interest of its member states and justify its existence. Such political and military …

Estonian PM tests positive for coronavirus

Estonian PM tests positive for coronavirus

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas has tested positive for coronavirus, the PM announced Monday on her Facebook page. Kallas said the positive test result was unexpected, as she only had a slight fever. The premier said she does …