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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 10:48:05 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)
Baltic states wary as Russia takes more strident tone with neighbours
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, anxious that battle of wits with Kremlin may escalate, look to Nato for back-up pledge The 23rd floor of the Hotel Viru in Tallinn has been carefully preserved as a reminder of Estonia's past. Like much else in the Soviet era, it did not officially exist even though everyone knew it was there. It was where the KGB sat every day and night to eavesdrop on the ...(9/18/2014 2:42:27 PM)
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)
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)
Estonia finds African swine fever in wild boar
Estonia's Veterinary and Food Board said on Monday it had confirmed the country's first case of African swine fever in a wild boar. Swine fever was discovered in Estonia's southern neighbor Latvia in June and has since been reported also in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. Estonia's live pig exports have fallen sharply after Russia banned exports of pigs and pork from the European Union when the ...(9/8/2014 8:41:42 AM)
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)
From Estonia, Obama Talks Tough On Islamic State And Russia
President Obama visited Estonia, in an attempt to reassure Estonians of the support of the U.S. and NATO. Estonia and its neighbors Latvia and Lithuania are all NATO members, but they have grown increasing concerned about a potential security threat from Russia.(9/3/2014 4:30:28 PM)
Estonia disputes claims abducted official is spy
Estonia is trying to make contact with an Estonian security official detained by Russia after a scuffle at the border.(9/8/2014 4:10:25 PM)
Estonia accuses Russia of kidnapping security official
Estonia summoned Russia's ambassador on Friday to demand an explanation regarding what it described as the abduction of a security official near its joint border.(9/5/2014 9:51:45 PM)
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