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  • Anne Applebaum: Russia's use of airsoft guns and hard power... example, in Russian-speaking airsoft players, as well as members of martial arts and shooting clubs, in Latvia and Estonia, two countries with large Russian-speaking minorities. Russian trainers with military connections - even special forces ... — Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:22:28 GMT (via Salt Lake Tribune)
  • Richmond County Orchestra presents Iconic Film Scores in @ the Movies... Orchestra. In 2016 his chamber music was presented at the Alion Baltic International Music Festival in Tallinn Estonia. He is Assistant Conductor for Trilogy Opera Company where in January of 2014, he conducted the World Premiere of the opera" A ... — Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:10:50 GMT (via
  • Estonian former ferry tycoon Leedo eyeing ship services to west, north from SaaremaaVjatseslav Leedo, whose company Saaremaa Laevaliinid used to operate subsidized ferries between the mainland and Estonia's large western islands for many years before the contract was awarded to a subsidiary of the state company Port of Tallinn, is planning new ferry routes out of Saaremaa, informs LETA/BNS.... — Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:14:43 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Campaigners in Estonia warn of new threats to its unique forestsPine trees growing on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Sea and cloudy sky in background. Panga village, Saaremaa island, Estonia. The most recent environmental report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reveals that ... — Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:20:58 GMT (via The Ecologist)
  • Simple Session 18 TrailerThe world-renowned skateboarding series is back! One of Europe's longest standing and biggest skateboard competitions SIMPLE SESSION draws together the cream of the crop of world's top street and park skateboarders! Join the centennial celebrations of Estonia! Check our coverage of last year. February 3-4, 2018 in the Saku Arena, Tallinn, Estonia. — Sat, 20 Jan 2018 03:20:51 GMT (via Transworld)
  • In pictures: 20 statues of Robert Burns around the worldTHERE'S a lot of love out there for Robert Burns. Across the globe there are more than sixty statues dedicated to Scotia's bard. — Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:22:37 GMT (via
  • Ambassador: Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel would be important connection for FinlandFinnish ambassador to Estonia Kirsti Narinen said that the Tallinn-Helsinki railway tunnel would be an important connection with continental Europe for Finland, reports LETA/BNS.... — Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:09:10 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Russia finds young men who love guns - and grooms them... example, in Russian-speaking airsoft players, as well as members of martial arts and shooting clubs, in Latvia and Estonia, two countries with large Russian-speaking minorities. Russian trainers with military connections - even special forces ... — Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:44:10 GMT (via The Washington Post)
  • EU scrambles to finish digital single market in 2018... new leadership role after the Balkan country took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU last week. Estonia made digital policy a focus of its EU Council presidency when it held the role between July and December, and managed to ... — Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:34:24 GMT (via
  • Hess named chair of UB's Department of Urban and Regional Planning... chair of the department, Hess began his tenure as chair just as he concluded a two-year research fellowship in Estonia at the University of Tartu. The transition takes place amidst a period of tremendous growth for the program, fueled by its ... — Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:06:47 GMT (via University at Buffalo)
  • Former Angry Bird marketing chief proposes 80-mile underwater tunnelPeter Vesterbacka, the former marketing chief for the smash hit mobile game Angry Birds, has embraced a new challenge: the construction of an 80-mile-long tunnel between Helsinki , Finland and Tallinn , Estonia. This tunnel would facilitate a high-speed rail connection between the capital of Finland, an artificial island in the Baltic Sea that Vesterbacka plans on building, and the capital of Estonia. — Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:01:02 GMT (via Inhabitat)
  • Weekend Winter Getaways... Gallery, as well as the Rosphoto museum, which hosts unusual exhibitions about art and photography. The capital of Estonia is a delightful respite from Moscow's hustle and bustle. You can easily spend a day or two exploring the well preserved ... — Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:23:43 GMT (via The St. Petersburg Times)
  • Estonia Does Battle With Demographic CrisisPolicies put in place at the time of its 2004 EU accession might explain Tallinn's success in avoiding large population drop-offs similar to those faced by its fellow Baltic neighbours. Preliminary data compiled by Statistics Estonia , an Estonian government agency under the administration of the Ministry of Finance, show a net growth of the country's population during 2017, putting the figure at 1,318,700 people on 1 January, which is 0.2 percent, or 3,070 more than on the same day a year before. — Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:00:13 GMT (via Transitions Online)
  • Helsinki becomes world's busiest passenger port... for the growth of the Helsinki port are the thriving passenger services between Helsinki and Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Thousands of Estonians commute between the two cities as workers. The two cities are separated by the 80-km-wide Gulf of ... — Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:04:38 GMT (via Xinhuanet)
  • Airobot starts manufacture of smart ventilation devices in TallinnThe Tallinn-based company Airobot OU has begun the manufacture of a smart heat recovery ventilation unit developed by Estonian scientists, informs LETA/BNS.... — Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:40:29 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Results of subscription for Arco Vara AS additional shares... share issue. The increased equity will allow us to carry out all planned real estate developments in Bulgaria and in Estonia. We will expand significantly the business volume of Arco Vara and increase its profit within next three years." The ... — Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:13:01 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Nasdaq Welcomes Admiral Markets to Baltic Bonds ListAdmiral Markets is a well-established global trading service which started out in Estonia. The provider is currently offering both CFD and Forex on anything from cryptocurrencies and stocks to precious metals and energies. — Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:24:38 GMT (via Daily Political)
  • Joint venture to launch beer made with cannabis and hemp ingredients... all parties involved." a The joint venture company also plans to establish a pilot R&D brewing facility in Tallinn, Estonia, to beused for developing innovative and proprietary beverage recipes. According to Euromonitor, the craft beer category ... — Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:18:00 GMT (via BeverageDaily)
  • Sydney Philharmonia Choirs presents Vox + The Australian Premiere of Voyage of VoicesSydney Philharmonia Choirs presents VOX + E STuudio Youth Choir, VOYAGE OF VOICES. Two concerts only, Saturday February 24, Christ Church St Laurence Sydney and Sunday February 25, St Patrick's Cathedral Parramatta Sydney Philharmonia Choirs launches into 2018 with a stunning international collaboration, bringing their acclaimed young adult choir, VOX, together with one of the most awarded youth choirs in history, Estonia's E STuudio, in their premiere Australian performance. — Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:28:41 GMT (via
  • Eurobites: France Leans On Telcos to Extend 4G Coverage... work on troubleshooting electronic boards during its manufacturing processes at its factory in Tallinn, Estonia. ART (augmented reality troubleshooting), used in combination with an Android tablet or HoloLens virtual reality headset, does away with ... — Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT (via Light Reading)

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