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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 …

Russia expels Estonian diplomat in tit-for-tat response

Russia expels Estonian diplomat in tit-for-tat response

Moscow expelled an Estonian embassy employee in response to Tallinn’s declaration of a Russian diplomat persona non grata, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. "Recently, Estonia groundlessly declared an …

7 countries open to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19

7 countries open to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, countless destinations around the world are rolling out vaccines to their most vulnerable citizens. According to CNN, the UK has already vaccinated over 15 million people, while the US  is currently administering 1.6 million shots a day. Meanwhile, Denmark has announced plans to launch a coronavirus digital passport by the end of February that will act as documentation the holder has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Estonian MEP Jaak Madison said he has nominated former U.S. President Donald Trump as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize. Members of the European Parliament are among those who can nominate candidates for the prize and Madison said …

Estonian PM to step down amid corruption scandal

Estonian PM to step down amid corruption scandal

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas resigns due to a corruption scandal related to issuing a state loan to the Porto Franco real estate developer. He made this statement to journalists and on his Facebook page on Wednesday. "In …

UN Security Council discusses situation in Belarus

UN Security Council discusses situation in Belarus

The United Nations Security Council held a discussion on Belarus Tuesday in which members were urged to do everything they can to stop the crisis from escalating. Estonia and the United States requested the dialogue, which was held …

Baltic states' 'travel bubble'

Baltic states' 'travel bubble'

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia opened their borders to each other amid mitigation of the COVID-19 restrictions

Baltic states to create 'travel bubble'

Baltic states to create 'travel bubble'

Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia will open their borders to each others' citizens from May 15, creating a Baltic "travel bubble" within the European Union amid an easing of pandemic restrictions, their prime ministers said. …

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: PACE lacks integration potential

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: PACE lacks integration potential

The inclusion of Estonian MP Urmas Reitelmann, who had previously made politically incorrect remarks about Russian-speaking citizens of Estonia, to the PACE Estonian delegation, has not gone unnoticed by the media. However, the most important …