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Estonia, Sweden honor 1994 ferry disaster victims
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered Sunday in Estonia and Sweden to commemorate 852 people killed in one of Europe's worst peacetime disasters 20 years ago when the Estonia ferry sank en route from Tallinn to Stockholm.(9/28/2014 1:30:00 PM)
Estonia, Sweden mark 20th anniversary of ferry sinking disaster
Estonia and Sweden are paying tribute to the 852 people killed two decades ago when a passenger ferry sank in a storm on the Baltic Sea.(9/28/2014 11:08:47 AM)
Estonia hits NATO target on defense spending, but lags on gender equality
For some 300 years, Estonia's history has been closely tied to its giant neighbor to the east, Russia. Both are among the richest and most egalitarian societies in Europe, making Estonia's an aspirational goal.  Yet despite their dreams of Nordic egalitarianism, Estonia comes in last in European Union (EU) gender pay parity, behind even fellow post-Soviet states Latvia and Lithuania with no such ...(9/4/2014 10:14:25 AM)
Estonia 'Spy' Dispute Could Be Russia Making Anti-NATO Mischief
It could be the next big spy movie: an Estonian intelligence agent nabbed by Russia on spy charges. Russia says he was spying on them; Estonia says he was kidnapped in a cross-border raid.(9/14/2014 10:30:41 AM)
Estonia remembers tragic ferry disaster twenty years on
Estonia has marked 20 years since the sinking of a ferry disaster that killed more than 800 people on board.(9/29/2014 5:23:11 AM)
Estonia says officer abducted on border; Russia says it detained spy
Estonia said one of its security officers had been abducted on the border and taken into Russia on Friday as he tried to stop illegal activity on the border, but Russia said he had been detained on its territory as a suspected spy. Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said Tallinn had contacted Moscow about the incident, on a border that in recent years has seen a number of incidents involving ...(9/5/2014 1:47:55 PM)
Sweden pays tribute to Estonia disaster victims
Two decades on from the catastrophic sinking of the MS Estonia, which claimed the lives of 501 Swedes, the nation has paid tribute to the victims amid calls for a fresh inquiry into the tragedy.(9/28/2014 7:42:07 AM)
Estonia says security officer abducted to Russia
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia said Friday that a security service officer was abducted by unknown gunmen and taken across the border to Russia, but Russia said the man was detained on its territory and suspected of being a spy.(9/5/2014 8:33:07 PM)
Tiny Estonia seeks strong support from Obama
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Spooked by Russia's intervention in Ukraine, Estonia is hoping for a strong signal of support from President Barack Obama when he arrives Wednesday in a country that two decades ago had Russian troops on its soil.(9/2/2014 12:55:08 PM)
Obama arrives in Estonia on eve of NATO summit
US President Barack Obama arrived in Estonia aboard Air Force One early Wednesday to meet Baltic leaders and reaffirm Washington's commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members. The talks in Tallinn come ahead of the key alliance summit in Wales focused on the crisis in Ukraine. Russia on Tuesday declared NATO a major "threat" after the Western military alliance announced plans to ...(9/3/2014 2:06:57 AM)
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