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Video shows Estonian minister give interview to Sputnik - The Baltic Times.

TALLINN - The Russian pro-Kremlin media outlet Sputnik on Monday published a video of an interview given to its journalist by Estonia's Mini......

- The Baltic Times - US

Raja Bhaiya reigns in UP's Kunda region.

That controversial independent legislator and Uttar Pradesh Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya's writ runs here can be observed even by a casual visitor the moment he enters the limits of Kunda, situated on the busy Lucknow-Allahabad Highway, about 175 km from the state capital.While Bhaiya's poll symbol ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

IDEX 2017: THeMIS fitted with SARP weapon system.

Estonia's MILREM has partnered with International Golden Group and Aselsan to integrate the latter's Stabilised Advanced Remote Weapon Station on the Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System unmanned ground vehicle . Speaking to Jane's at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi, MILREM's

- Jane’s - US

Estonia: Voter support for alliances, independents higher than for top ranked party - The Baltic Times.

TALLINN – Nationwide, electoral alliances, and independent candidates stand to get 29 percent of the vote and the top-ranked party, Center......

- The Baltic Times - US

One-third of foreign investors consider Estonia as alternative to Finland - The Baltic Times.

TALLINN– Some 30 percent of the foreign investors who planned to invest in Finland in recent years considered Estonia as an alternative, E......

- The Baltic Times - US

Guide to Estonian strip clubs issued by UK Ministry of Defence in 2015.

Freedom of Information request unearths X-rated guide for British troops partying in Tallinn during 2015 operation.

- - UK

Viking Line to put fast catamaran into service on Tallinn-Helsinki route in April - The Baltic Times.

TALLINN – The Finnish shipper Viking Line will put a new catamaran, the Viking Faster or FSTR, into service on the Tallinn-Helsinki route ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Estonian president: In our region presidents must be insurance policies to their countries - The Baltic Times.

RIGA/TALLINN - In our region, the leader of each country realizes that they must be like an insurance policy to the country - effective in forei......

- The Baltic Times - US

Government: Estonia is not gathering intelligence on allies - The Baltic Times.

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and Interior Minister Andres Anvelt affirmed on Thursday that Estonia does not gather intelligence ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Defense Secretary Mattis warns NATO the U.S. will 'moderate its commitment' if allies don't increase defense spending.

During a closed-door meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, Defense Secretary James Mattis warned NATO allies that America would "moderate its commitment" to the alliance if other member countries did not increase defense spending by the end of the year. "No longer can the American taxpayer carry a disproportionate share of the ...

- The Week - US

Russia's cyber war: past, present, and future.

Tested in Estonia and tried in Georgia, Russia's cyber arsenal is now pointing not just at Ukraine but at the very heart of Europe.

- EU Observer - EU

Estonia creates EUR60 million capital fund for additional defence purchases

Estonia's Defence Minister Margus Tsahkna announced in a speech on 9 February that the country will establish a EUR60 million defence capital fund over the next three years. The fund will sit over and above Estonia's current defence spending of 2.2% of GDP. It is expected to be

- Jane’s - US

Estonia begins K9 artillery negotiations with South Korea

Estonia is planning to buy K9 Thunder 155 mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea, with the two countries signing a memorandum of understanding to begin procurement negotiations on 6 February. The move is linked to a proposed purchase of the Hanwha Techwin K9 by Finland. Speaking to

- Jane’s - US