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5 things to know about Estonia's parliamentary election
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's center-right government is being challenged by a party that draws its support from the Baltic country's Russian minority. Here are five things to know about Estonia's parliamentary vote on Sunday:(2/28/2015 6:01:45 AM)
US, NATO troops parade near Russian border in Estonia
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Troops and vehicles from U.S. and NATO regiments have taken part in a military parade during Estonia's Independence Day near the Russian border, in the first known official appearance of the forces so close to the former Cold War enemy.(2/25/2015 12:42:15 PM)
Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border
Estonia marked its independence day Tuesday with a military parade featuring NATO hardware and troops on its eastern border with Russia amid heightened east-west tensions over Ukraine. Around 100 British, Dutch, Spanish, Latvian and Lithuanian troops marched in the snow alongside some 1,300 Estonian soldiers to mark the independence of the formerly Soviet-ruled republic, now a member of the ...(2/24/2015 3:45:33 PM)
Estonia Readies For General Election, Parties Focus on Security, Economy
Estonia Readies For General Election, Parties Focus on Security, Economy(2/27/2015 6:14:03 AM)
Estonia seen set to vote in another pro-NATO coalition
By David Mardiste TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia's centre-right Reform Party is likely to retain power in Sunday's election and form another pro-NATO coalition, after a campaign dominated by security worries following neighbouring Russia's involvement in Ukraine. Under Reform-led governments, Estonia has been one of few NATO members to consistently keep defence spending at a NATO goal of 2 percent ...(2/24/2015 8:32:56 AM)
Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia
Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country's west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbours. Some 500 units of equipment were also to be included in drills in the western Pskov region which borders EU members Estonia and Latvia, defence ministry spokeswoman Irina Kruglova told AFP ...(2/25/2015 2:19:41 PM)
5 things to know about Estonia's parliamentary election - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) - Estonia's center-right government is being challenged by a party that draws its support from the Baltic country's Russian minority.(2/28/2015 5:28:37 AM)
Russia Worry Sets Tone for Estonia Poll
Estonia's defence league holds a fun day at a local school in Tallinn. The tiny Baltic state is one of the few NATO members to keep defence spending at a NATO target of two per cent of GDP. Its 1.3 million people have Russia as their giant and powerful neighbour. Security is anything but child's play.(2/27/2015 11:57:14 AM)
Oscars 2015 Foreign-Language Spotlight: Estonia's 'Tangerines'
Zaza Urushadze's anti-war drama is the Baltic country's first-ever nominee for an Academy Award.(2/20/2015 12:00:00 AM)
Celebration: Independence Day of Estonia
On February 24 is the National Day of Estonia which is officially known as Eesti Vabariigi aastapaev in Estonian. Celebrations include parties, games, parades by the Estonian Defense Forces, and fireworks. A festive Independence Day reception at which state decorations are awarded to selected recipients is usually organized by the President of Estonia. A state in the Baltic Region, Estonia is ...(2/23/2015 11:21:47 AM)
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