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13 hrs ago | World-Grain

Estonia wishes to double grain exports

TALLINN, April 17 The Estonian grain sector development plan for the years 2014-2020 sets an aim of increasing the yield of grain crops in Estonia and major increase of export volume, Postimees Online reports.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Agriculture, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Transitions Online

Long-Distance Friendships

A politician stands in front of a gleaming fighter plane in a hangar. In front of him is a lectern with a microphone.

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Related Topix: Donald Tusk, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, Lithuania, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

Transitions Online

Russia, Ukraine Skirmish in Cyber Space, Czechs Score Huge Heroin Bust

As top Russian and U.S. diplomats met in Paris 5 March in the hopes of encouraging a dialogue between Moscow and Ukraine's new leadership, security experts were warning that Kyiv and Moscow are "locked in a cyber standoff," the BBC reports .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, World News, Reuters, Czech Republic, Europe, Czech Republic Travel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Arvo Part Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary to Present Carnegie Hall Concert, 5/31

The Arvo Prt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents a concert in Carnegie Hall devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Prt.

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Related Topix: Classical, Europe, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel,

The Miami Herald

US Senator McCain mocks EU's Russia sanctions

Sen. John McCain of Arizona has dismissed the European Union's sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as "almost a joke" during a tour of the Baltic countries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, us Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, World News,

Deutsche Welle

Australia goes European for silly night of song

Australia, a country of European immigrants, has always tuned in to Europe's extravaganza of kitch - oops, we mean music.

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Related Topix: World News,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MoCo Loco

Derelict Furniture by Tonis Kalve & Ahti Grunberg

Flaws incorporated: Derelict Furniture by Tonis Kalve & Ahti Grunberg reclaims wood from industrial scrap, selected woodpiles and abandoned sheds, upcycling it into fine furnishings, where imperfections add distinction.

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GlobeNewswire

Audited annual report 2013

AS Pro Kapital Grupp Council has on 10.04.2014 approved the audited annual report for the financial year 2013.

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Let's be smart

Helsinki and Tallinn launch initial tender for 50km tunnel

Competitive tendering has begun for a pre-feasibility study into a proposal to build a rail tunnel , or tunnel and bridge, between Helsinki and Tallinn.

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Related Topix: Finland, World News, Europe

The Baltic Times

Rally in Tallinn in support of Russian campaign - The Baltic Times

Around 40 people gathered by the Russian Embassy in Tallinn on Saturday, April 12, to express support on Russia's annexation of the Crimea and to Russians in eastern Ukraine, reports Public Broadcasting.

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Related Topix: World News,

Sydney Morning Herald

How Putin's quest to 'save' Russians began in Estonia

Long memory: Vladimir Putin regards the collapse of the Soviet Union as a tragedy for Russians.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Russia,

The Age

Long memory: Vladimir Putin regards the collapse of the Soviet Union as a tragedy for Russians.

Long memory: Vladimir Putin regards the collapse of the Soviet Union as a tragedy for Russians.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Europe, Russia,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

National Review Online

"And She Starts To Cry"

There is a sense, more than a sense, in which we in the West watch events in Eastern Europe as spectators, focused perhaps on the strategy, or the politics of it all, without always thinking enough about those caught up in what Putin has unleashed.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News,

Let's be smart

Port of Tallinn posts passenger record in Q1

In the first quarter of the year 2014 , the Estonian state-owned port management company AS Tallinna Sadam handled 8.3 million tonnes of cargo, which is 7.5% more than at the same time last year while passenger number reached a record 1.8 million people, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

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Related Topix: World News, Europe

West Australian

Billionaire Russian gas trader says U.S. sanctions a badge of honour

Gennady Timchenko, the billionaire Russian gas trader hit with U.S. sanctions over his alleged ties with the Kremlin following Russia's annexation of Crimea, said being singled out by Washington was a badge of honour.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Baltic Times

Soft power allows avenue for Russian agitation - The Baltic Times

Foreign ministers from the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries meet in Narva, Estonia, on March 7 to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, reports news intelligence agency Stratfor.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, Russia, Latvia Travel, Russia Travel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Townhall

My Weekend Visit to What Could Be the Next Russian Front

If you're like most Americans, you may not know that Estonia is one of the three Baltic States that until 1991 were part of the Soviet Union.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

National Review Online

Setting the Stage

A Russian newspaper says that Russian activists will hold two demonstrations in Tallinn in April to express solidarity with the Crimea and southeastern regions in Ukraine and "support the possibility" of holding a separatist referendum in northeastern Estonia [a part of the country heavily populated by ethnic Russians].

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, Russia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Baltic Times

Provocation by Russia extends to Estonia - The Baltic Times

The aim of Russian extremists to organize in Tallinn is to create fear and insecurity, and such announcements should be taken calmly, Estonian Riigikogu foreign committee chairman Marko Mihkelson told Delfi.

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Groong

The Armenians In Estonia: A Visit To Tallinn

The traditional tram lines separate the modern parts of the city from the old ones.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Europe,

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