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· May, 2006

Stories about Estonia from May, 2006

Estonia: Nordic Battle Group

Giustino of Itching for Eestimaa writes about the history of military action of Sweden, Norway, Estonia and Finland, and reports on a Nordic Battle Group's workshop that took place Tuesday.

Estonia: “The Hole” Review

David McDuff of A Step At A Time reviews The Hole, a study on the sinking of Estonia, “a giant passenger and car ferry in the Baltic Sea in September...

Estonia: Interview With Aili Jogi

Giustino of Itching for Eestimaa writes about Aili Jogi, who, at the age of 15, together with a friend, destroyed the first monument to the Soviet soldiers in Tallinn, the...

Estonia: Tallinn's Architecture

Simon of Tallinn Daily Photo highlights one aspect of the city's architecture: “the marrying of modern around the old.”

Hungary, Estonia: Eurovision Song Contest

Pestiside.hu writes that Hungary isn't taking part in this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Athens and highlights a few performers from other countries (one is Sandra – who, though Swedish,...

Estonia: ‘War in the Woods’

Giustino of Itching for Eestimaa reviews a book on Estonian resistance to Soviet rule in the war years (War in the Woods: Estonia's Struggle for Survival, by Mart Laar).

Estonia, Finland: Trade Unions Sign a Deal

Giustino of Itching for Eestimaa writes that Estonian and Finnish trade unions have signed a deal to ensure that workers’ rights in both countries are not violated.

Latvia, Estonia: Infant Mortality and Poverty

Estonia in the World Media (RUS) cites a Save the Children report on infant mortality, according to which there are four infant deaths per 1,000 births in Estonia and Lithuania,...

Estonia: A Lesson On Parties For TASS

Giustino of Itching for Eestimaa explains to the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS that, due to the specifics of history, all Estonian parties are nationalist.

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