By demonstrating a willingness to use force to intimidate and invade its neighbours, and by declaring a doctrine of protecting Russian speakers everywhere, Russia has created uncertainty, instability and insecurity across our continent. And across the whole Euro-Atlantic area.
From the security standpoint, there are three important areas where disconnection from Russia and connection with Europe are of utmost importance.
It is very common to mistake social policy for socialism.
4liberty.eu network meeting in Tallinn.
Current fiscal crisis in the EU is, among others, a result of expansionary fiscal policy conducted in previous periods and especially during economic booms.
The aging Estonia and Europe need to accept that the state has to earn and save before it can spend and must remain within its limits both financially and functionally, writes Jürgen Ligi, the Minister of Finance. Right now, large English language news channels could bear the common name ‘eurozone crisis’ and they could all be merged. All their attention is directed towards the crisis and the keyword with which it all starts and ends…
Lithuanians, Latvians and Estonians think that the primary cause of smuggling is taxes higher than the living standards in these countries, which generates differences in prices
As The Lithuania Tribune writes (quoting SEB’s Eastern Economic Outlook published in March 2012) Estonia’s growth fill fall to 1.5% in 2012 and increase again in 2013 reaching 2.5%. As a result of smaller demand in Sweden and Finland Estonian expansion is limited while high inflation continues. In 2011 Estonian GDP growth reached the level of 7.6% although a slowdon in the last quarter of the year was observed. Budget deficit is expected to reach…