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  • Kris Lemsalu to Represent Estonia at 2019 Venice BiennaleThe Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia has announced that multidisciplinary artist Kris Lemsalu has been chosen to represent the country at the Fifty-Eighth Venice Biennale, which takes place from May 11, 2019 to November 24, 2019. The Estonian pavilion will be located on the island of Giudecca, south of Venice, where the pavilions of Iceland, Kenya, and Portugal were presented in 2017. — Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:57:00 GMT (via Artforum Intl.)
  • Innova Foster members come to OldhamOldham has welcomed business leaders from across Europe as part of an EU-wide project designed to support the growth of start-up businesses. Representatives from as far and wide as Estonia, Malta and Slovenia were among the visitors from six different locations across the continent who met with Oldham Council's strategic investment team and the Growth Company Business Growth Hub. — Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:05:27 GMT (via Oldham Chronicle)
  • Celtic await Champions League qualifying round drawsSlovak side Spartak Trnava and Malta's Valletta have been confirmed among Celtic's potential Champions League first qualifying-round opponents. Alashkert of Armenia, Montenegro's Sutjeska, Spartaks Jurmala, of Latvia, and Flora Tallinn of Estonia could also meet the Glasgow outfit. — Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:36:42 GMT (via BBC News)
  • Prime Ministers Ratas, Dancila open honorary consulate of Estonia in ConstantaPrime minister Viorica Dancila and her Estonian counterpart Juri Ratas on Sunday inaugurated at the Ovidius University of southeastern Constanta a second honorary consulate in Romania, after the one in Bucharest, the new honorary consul being Professor PhD Alexandru Bobe. Estonian PM Ratas asserted that the event is "a crucial moment" in strengthening the relations in various activity fields between Romania and Estonia. — Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:44:12 GMT (via Nine O'Clock)
  • Definitely the Best Investment in Your Life.TALLINN, KESKLINNA LINNAOSA, ESTONIA, June 17, 2018 / / -- At first, I want to ask you. Have you ever had a dream where you have everything you want or need? Have you ever dreamed about the fantastic world where you own unlimited opportunities, skills and abilities? Personally, I have dreamed about such things many times and it's normal for me, a young, ambitious, handsome and modest guy. — Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:49:36 GMT (via World News Report)
  • PM Dancila meets Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid, talks...Prime Minister Viorica Dancila met on Saturday with President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, within the official visit to Tallinn, occasion on which the two high officials talked about the stage of the bilateral relations, topical issues on the EU and security agendas, as well as about the regional cooperation formats. "Prime Minister Viorica Dancila mentioned that there is potential to strengthen the bilateral economic exchanges and presented the conclusions reached on this issue following the discussions with her Estonian counterpart Juri Ratas. — Sat, 16 Jun 2018 19:59:39 GMT (via Nine O'Clock)
  • PM Dancila visits Tallinn, talks with Estonian counterpart Ratas...Premier Viorica Dancila, currently on an official visit to Estonia, met on Friday her Estonian counterpart JA1 4ri Ratas with whom she approached ways to support the growth of the two states' trade exchanges, the government said in a release. The meeting was an occasion "to reaffirm the fact that Romania - Estonia relations are close, based on a similar track and on joint interests regarding European subjects and ensuring the security of the Eastern flank." — Fri, 15 Jun 2018 23:32:05 GMT (via Nine O'Clock)
  • On this day -- June 15... Northern Crusades : Danish victory at the Battle of Lyndanisse (modern-day Tallinn ) establishes the Danish Duchy of Estonia . 1312 A- At the Battle of Rozgony , King Charles I of Hungary wins a decisive victory over the family of Palatine 1410 A- ... — Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:21:55 GMT (via North Texas e-News)
  • Premier Dancila, Estonian counterpart Ratas to visit Constanta June 16 - 17Premier Viorica Dancila and her Estonian counterpart JA1 4ri Ratas will be in Constanta June 16 - 17 for the opening of an air transport route and the inauguration of the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Estonia, the Government's Press Office informs. According to the cited source, the two heads of government will attend on Saturday evening the opening of the Tallinn - Constanta - Tallinn air service route, delivering on the occasion joint press statements at the 'Mihail Kogalniceanu' International Airport. — Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:41:20 GMT (via Nine O'Clock)
  • Anne Applebaum:... it took place. In particular, they are happy for the large country just to the east of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to know they are planning and practicing for all possible scenarios, up to and including fending off a full-scale invasion. ... — Thu, 14 Jun 2018 20:03:08 GMT (via Jewish World Review)
  • Estonia's Alcohol Tax Hikes Have Been a Buzzkill for TourismIt doesn't make sense to discourage taking a ferry to stock up on alcohol since it's likely a gateway to future overnight stays. Tourism may be a casualty in Estonia's war on alcohol abuse. — Thu, 14 Jun 2018 06:30:28 GMT (via Skift)
  • We need better public transport, not free public transport... No it doesn't. If you look beyond the headlines, you'll discover that recent changes have made regional buses in Estonia free. Free journeys will be available for all Estonians using county buses, but won't be available on trains (although enhanced ... — Thu, 14 Jun 2018 02:17:40 GMT (via
  • Taxify challenges Uber with generous driver pay dealsMarkus Villig, who co-founded Taxify with his brother Martin, says all he had at the beginning was a lot of drive A Bloomberg Climbing into taxis to convince their notoriously sceptical drivers to sign up for a new service might not sound the best way to celebrate graduating from high school. But for Markus Villig, who was just 19 at the time, it was all part of trying to get his start-up Taxify off the ground with his older brother and co-founder Martin. — Thu, 14 Jun 2018 02:00:39 GMT (via Financial Times)
  • PM Dancila announces carrying out visits to Lithuania and Estonia as of Thursday"I will be leaving to Lithuania tomorrow, followed by a visit to Estonia. It is very important that we talk to these countries' governments. — Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:24:00 GMT (via Nine O'Clock)
  • Commission urges EU countries to publicly blame states behind cyber attacksCommission Vice President Andrus Ansip encouraged EU countries that are targeted by hackers to "name names if they can". The former Estonian prime minister said that "attribution of blame will deter potential aggressors and increase the chances that those responsible will be made properly accountable." — Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:12:35 GMT (via
  • LEO Pharma A/S and FibroTx LLC Enter Partnership to Explore Non-Invasive Skin Test TechnologyThe partnership marks the first step in an alliance to measure soluble biomarkers from the skin surface of atopic dermatitis patients using a non-invasive skin test technology developed by FibroTx in Estonia. The method can be used to assess disease severity, monitor treatment effects and can potentially predict treatment outcomes. — Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:01:25 GMT (via Business Wire)
  • Europe Edition: North Korea, French Strikes, World Cup: Your Wednesday Briefing... reservations about the Trump administration's restrictive travel policies. Above, Morocco's team in Tallinn, Estonia, this month. So President Trump gave U.S. soccer officials letters to share with FIFA's president, vowing that players and fans from ... — Wed, 13 Jun 2018 02:50:37 GMT (via The New York Times)
  • NATO has put forces in Eastern Europe to counter Russia - here's...The Warsaw Summit in July 2016 was only the second meeting of NATO's heads of state and governments since Russia annexed Crimea and intervened in Ukraine in early 2014, and at the time, a number of NATO countries were concerned the alliance was still not adequately prepared to defend all its members. At that summit, NATO underscored its renewed emphasis on collective defense and deterrence by announcing the rotational deployment of roughly 4,000 troops from various countries to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. — Tue, 12 Jun 2018 23:47:49 GMT (via Silicon Alley Insider)
  • Estonia's culture minister to visit Armenia, GeorgiaTALLINN, Jun 11, BNS - Estonia's Minister of Culture Indrek Saar starts a three-day visit to Armenia and Georgia on Monday. Saar will meet with his Armenian counterpart Lilit Makunc and Georgian colleague Mikheil Giorgadze, and attend concerts of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Estonian state, the Ministry of Culture said. — Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:00:51 GMT (via Groong)
  • A corner of ParnuParnu, in Estonia is one of the most important tourist cities of the Baltic. It is known as the summer capital of Estonia. — Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:47:05 GMT (via TrekEarth)

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