US to help secure Baltic energy grid against cyber-attacks

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Baltic States, cyber-attacks, electricity grids, Estonia, Gas, Latvia, Lithuania, LNG, News, Poland, Rick Perry, Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, United States|

The United States and Baltic states on Sunday (6 October) agreed to beef up cooperation to protect the Baltic energy grid from cyber-attacks as they disconnect from the Russian electricity grid.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US to help secure Baltic energy grid against cyber-attacks

Estonia joins EU’s climate-neutral club

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|climate neutrality, Estonia, Juri Ratas, Kadri Simson, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

Estonia has joined a group of 24 member states in favour of an EU plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions drastically by 2050, leaving only the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland unconvinced.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Estonia joins EU’s climate-neutral club

Prague to remove statue of Soviet World War II marshal

By |september 13th, 2019|Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Miloš Zeman, News, Russia, USSR, World War II|

A district assembly in Prague voted on Thursday (12 September) to remove a statue of a Soviet World War Two marshal and replace it with a more general memorial following a row that has drawn in the Czech president and Russian authorities.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Prague to remove statue of Soviet World War II marshal

Estonia forfeits seat in Juncker’s outgoing Commission

By |september 10th, 2019|Estonia, Kadri Simson, News|

Estonia has decided not to retain a European Commissioner for the rest of the current administration’s mandate, instead allowing nominee Kadri Simson to prepare for her duties under President-elect Ursula von der Leyen.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Estonia forfeits seat in Juncker’s outgoing Commission

Juncker will need to accept replacement Commissioners from Romania, Estonia

By |julij 9th, 2019|Estonia, EU top jobs, European elections 2019, European Parliament, News, Romania|

Faced with opposition from the member states, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was unable to block the replacement of the Romanian and Estonian commissioners, who were elected as MEPs and already took their MEP seats.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Juncker will need to accept replacement Commissioners from Romania, Estonia

Baltic power games in the ascendancy

By |junij 27th, 2019|Estonia, Jean-Claude Juncker, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Poland, Russia, solar power, wind power|

Europe’s power politics are playing out more and more in the Baltic Sea, as the energy potential of the sea basin shifts more into the limelight. 

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Digital Brief: Estonia Special

By |maj 16th, 2019|5G, Andrus Ansip, Christchurch, cyber defence, Cybersecurity, digital wonderland, EKRE, Estonia, France, GDPR, Huawei, Kadri Simson, Kersti Kaljulaid, Kristo Vaher, Latitude59, Marine Le Pen, New Zealand, News, The Digital Brief|

This week, EURACTIV Digital has been in Estonia, talking to political officials, startup entrepreneurs, and purveyors of Estonia's digital revolution, as a means to map out the country's future as the EU's tech powerhouse.

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Estonian President hits out at ‘white supremacist’ display with Le Pen

By |maj 16th, 2019|EKRE, Estonia, France, Kersti Kaljulaid, Marine Le Pen, Mart Helme, Martin Helme, News, white nationalism, white supremacy|

The "white supremacist" views held by some Parliamentarians do not represent the views of the Estonian people, President Kersti Kaljulaid insisted on Wednesday (15 May) after populist MPs were pictured alongside France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Estonian President hits out at ‘white supremacist’ display with Le Pen

Estonian far-right party holds torchlight march ahead of polls

By |februar 25th, 2019|AfD, Estonia, Estonia elections, far right, Neo-Nazis, News|

Thousands of supporters of Estonia's nationalist EKRE party held a torchlight march to mark independence day in Tallinn on Sunday (24 February) as the once marginal party is set make big gains in a general election next weekend.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Estonian far-right party holds torchlight march ahead of polls

EU banking watchdog investigates Estonia and Denmark over Danske scandal

By |februar 19th, 2019|anti-money laundering, Danske Bank, Denmark, Estonia, European Banking Authority, money laundering, News|

The European Banking Authority launched a formal investigation on Tuesday (19 February) to determine if Estonian and Danish authorities had failed to enforce EU rules that would have prevented one of the largest-ever money-laundering scandals affecting...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU banking watchdog investigates Estonia and Denmark over Danske scandal