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23 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

EU to launch Galileo satellite named after Estonian teenage-girl

A European Union navigation system satellite of Galileo Programme, which is going to be launched into space , was named after a Estonian girl from.

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Yesterday | The Baltic Times

Security gears up ahead of Obama's Estonia visit - The Baltic Times

Up to 300 defense forces members will be used to provide additional security during U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Tallinn next month, public broadcasting reports.

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Yesterday | The Weekly Standard

Mystic Chords

The influence of Eastern Orthodox Christianity on composer Arvo PA rt's music is undisputed: His minimalistic music draws from obvious religious inspiration.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Europe, World News, George Washington University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Tourism in the Baltic States in the ascendant - need of new hotels.

Tourism is a key driver of income and employment in the Baltic States. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have more guests in the past years as in 2012 and according to recent analyses, the industry will grow above-average during the next ten years.

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The Baltic Times

Estonia celebrates independence day - The Baltic Times

Estonia celebrates the 23rd anniversary of its regaining independence on Wednesday, Aug. 20 with a number of events in Tallinn and elsewhere, reports LETA.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

East Chop Town Column: August 22

I recently met with Ann Smith, the executive director of Featherstone. She spent most of the interview bragging about East Choppers' involvement with and support of Featherstone.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ukraine-Belgium Davis Cup playoff to be in Estonia

The International Tennis Federation says the best-of-five World Group playoff series on Sept.

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Bradenton.com

Ukraine-Belgium Davis Cup playoff to be in Estonia

The International Tennis Federation says the best-of-five World Group playoff series on Sept.

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Washington Times

Ukraine-Belgium Davis Cup playoff to be in Estonia

The Davis Cup playoff between Ukraine and Belgium will be held at a neutral venue in Estonia because of security issues in Kiev.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Juhan Parts: current conflict will end with partial disintegration of Russia

The current conflict between Ukraine and the following trade war between Russia and Western states will end with partial disintegration of Russia, former Estonian prime minister Juhan Parts said at the annual Festival of Opinions Culture that opened on Friday in Paide, central Estonia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.... Read more...

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

McClatchy

Obama to meet with Baltic leaders amid growing concern about Russia

Obama will hold bilateral meetings with Estonia's President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Prime Minister Taavi Roivas in Tallinn, the capital, the White House announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Customer Interaction Solutions

Top Connect Continues US Customer Drive, Exhibiting at PrePaid Press Expo

TALLINN, ESTONIA, August 17, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Telecoms leader Top Connect today announces that it will exhibit its world leading call back TravelSim product at The PrePaid Press show being held in Las Vegas this month .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

USA Today

London's TransferWise aims to disrupt banking

TransferWise, the brainchild of two Estonian friends who got tired of paying high money-transferring bank fees, is one of the stars of London's burgeoning financial tech scene and a recipient of U.S. investment London's TransferWise aims to disrupt banking TransferWise, the brainchild of two Estonian friends who got tired of paying high ... (more)

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Obama to visit eastern Europe NATO allies

She says the president's visit is aimed at enhancing relations between the U.S. and the Republic of Estonia.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Savage Minds

Anthropology at the margins: A report of EASA 2014

This year the department found their number of undergraduate and masters applications booming, with almost triple the number as last year's.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Obama to visit Estonia in September

President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia in September as part of U.S. efforts to reaffirm security commitments to Baltic nations following Russia's threatening moves in Ukraine.

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The Hill

Obama to visit Estonia to reassure Baltic allies

President Obama will head to Estonia in early September in a bid to reassure Baltic allies spooked by Russia's incursion into Ukraine, the White House announced Friday.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Topsec Turvateenused acquires Viking Security in Estonia

On Friday, Topsec Turvateenused OAoe, a subsidiary of Estonian retail trade group Tallinna Kaubamaja AS, signed a contract under which it will acquire 100% of the shares of Viking Security AS in September, Kaubamaja informed the Tallinn stock exchange.... Read more...

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The Baltic Times

Plane makes emergency landing in Estonia - The Baltic Times

An Estonian Air plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Thursday after one of its tyre's was damaged, Public Broadcasting reports.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

TrekEarth

Tallinn

From the tower of the 'Oleviste kirikus' one has a beautiful view over Tallinn. The centre of the town is beautiful renovated in the last years.

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