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· March, 2008

Stories about Estonia from March, 2008

The Baltics: Deportations of 1949

Marginalia writes about the 1949 deportations from the Baltic states.

Estonia, Russia: Review of Edward Lucas’ Book

Itching for Eestimaa reviews The New Cold War by Edward Lucas.

Estonia: “Tallinn Syndrome”

Itching for Eestimaa writes about the “Tallinn syndrome” and “the ‘Western’ European outlook on ‘Eastern’ European countries.”

Lithuania: Independence, 18 Years On

Lituanica writes about an anniversary of “restoration of independence of Lithuania.”

Estonia, Finland: Police

Itching for Eestimaa reports that “Estonia is considering hiring 300 unemployed Finnish police officers to handle its internal shortage of police.”

Israel, Soviet History: Pictures From the Exhibition on Refuseniks

Pictures from an exhibition on the Soviet refuseniks at the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv – by LJ user mozgovaya (Israeli journalist Natasha Mozgovaya). (Text in Russian.)

Estonia: Surviving Winter

Cafebabel – Tallinn posts a video about things that keep Estonians from committing suicide in winter.

The Baltics: “(Dis?) Unity”

Marginalia muses on “Baltic (Dis?) Unity.”

Estonia: Otepää

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Otepää, “the Estonian winter capital.”

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