Estonia

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Swedbank ex-chief charged over money laundering scandal
Birgitte Bonnesen accused of fraud and market manipulation in relation to high-risk transactions in Baltics

Mark Sweney

04, Jan, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Biden promises eastern Europeans support in event of Russian attack on Ukraine
US president makes pledge in phone calls to Ukrainian president and nine other states

Andrew Roth in Moscow

09, Dec, 2021 @10:32 PM

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Lukashenko has got the ear of the EU at last – but it won’t help him
The Belarusian leader may have won phone talks with Angela Merkel but Europe remains united against him

Andrew Roth in Moscow

18, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK’s high Covid case rates buck trend as western Europe outperforms east
Slower vaccination rates in east lead to dramatic surge in cases, while UK remains outlier in west

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Sun-seekers at an abandoned forced labour camp: Rafał Milach’s best photograph
‘It had become a favourite spot for Estonians to swim and relax in – even though the perimeter fences, watchtowers and barbed wire were still there’

Interview by Michael Segalov

07, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Fintech firm Wise’s direct listing plan buoys City of London
Money-wiring company’s float likely to be seen as a victory for chancellor’s planned stock market changes

Rob Davies

17, Jun, 2021 @2:51 PM

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More than half of Europe’s cities still plagued by dirty air, report finds
Data shows only 127 of 323 cities had acceptable PM 2.5 levels despite drop in emissions during lockdowns

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, Jun, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Belarus: end flow of corrupt money via UK, says Estonia president
Kersti Kaljulaid calls on Britain to stand firm with EU and oppose anti-democratic governments

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

25, May, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Floating ‘Wall-E’ scarecrow stops seabirds diving into fishing nets
Googly-eyed device to be tested in gillnet fisheries after study finds it deters long-tailed ducks

Rhi Storer

05, May, 2021 @10:24 AM

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Swedish film-makers cleared of desecrating Estonia ferry wreck site
Pair cannot be punished as mission was launched from German-flagged ship, court rules

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

08, Feb, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Estonia’s first female prime minister vows to tackle climate crisis
Kaja Kallas, 43, took power on Tuesday after the previous coalition collapsed due to a corruption scandal

Shaun Walker Central and eastern Europe correspondent

01, Feb, 2021 @5:30 AM

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'Carbon-neutrality is a fairy tale': how the race for renewables is burning Europe's forests
Wood pellets are sold as a clean alternative to coal. But is the subsidised bioenergy boom accelerating the climate crisis?

Hazel Sheffield

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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