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· July, 2009

Stories about Estonia from July, 2009

Russia: Retreat of the Cold Warriors

Gerhard Mangott discusses [GER] the recent letter by Central and East European leaders, warning the US of the consequences of a withdrawal from the region.

Estonia: Holes in the NATO-umbrella?

Itching for Eestimaa discusses whether Estonia's membership of NATO really is the security umbrella the country imagined when it sought entry into the organization.

Lithuania: Russian charter challenges loyalty

Lituanica comments on news that a Russian NGO is starting to issue so called Russian charters – a certificate of allegiance to Moscow – to ethnic Russians outside of the...

Estonia: Comparing 1989 with 2009

Gedanken über Estland presents [GER] a number of statistical figures comparing Estonia in 1989 and 2009, against the background of financial crisis, showing a decline in almost every sector of...

Estonia: Reflections on historical monuments

Itching for Eestimaa reflects upon monuments and buildings manifesting history against the background of a new 1919 Independence War monument.

Estonia: “Behind a Paywall”?

Cyrus Farivar writes that two Estonian papers are likely to put their online content “behind a paywall” soon: “But here’s where this plan might actually work where other online paywalls...

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