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· January, 2007

Stories about Estonia from January, 2007

Estonia: Tartu Real Estate

Itching for Eestimaa is looking for an apartment “in the city of Tartu, you know that unappealing hellhole in southeast Estonia where there are no good indie rock bands and...

Russia, Estonia: Advice to Teens

Itching for Eestimaa has some advice for the Russian youth: “I guess every country needs its enemies. But the idea of tiny Estonia being enemy enough to evoke ire among...

Latvia: Monuments

Marginalia posts a very interesting entry on Latvia's monuments – and its “almost antiseptically politics-free” currency.

Russia, Estonia: The Monument

Estonia‘s parliament voted last week to relocate from the center of the capital Tallinn the Soviet-era monument to the Red Army soldiers who died in World War II. The bronze...

Estonia: Soviet Monument

Itching for Eestimaa writes about the ongoing controversy around a monument to the Soviet soldiers in Tallinn: “Every Russian person that finds themselves the victim of Russophobia and Western mistrust...

Europe: East vs West

Itching for Eestimaa poses these questions: “Why don't conferences about the need for reformist European governments include discussions on older members that could also benefit from reform? Why do people...

Europe: EU Enlarement; “Stars and Soggy Bottoms”

The Economist‘s Edward Lucas on the EU's newest members – and on Central and East European “stars and soggy bottoms.”

Estonia, Russia: Shostakovich's Legacy

A Step At A Time writes about efforts being made in Estonia's capital to find a permanent home for the Dmitry Shostakovich's legacy.

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