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Estonia: Tensions Over a Russian Jet

A Russian military surveillance airplane crossed into Estonia’s airspace and was intercepted by NATO jets, the Estonian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman said.

Sweden, Estonia should cooperate more – Swedish PM in Estonia

The changed security situation in the Baltic Sea region means that the two countries must intensify cooperation, the new Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said yesterday in Tallinn.

Keila town sunk in debt

The Keila city government that is controlled by the Reform Party is downplaying the fact that the town is heavily indebted, writes Äripäev.

State needs a royalty system to tax oilshale industry – editorial

Äripäev writes in the editorial that it’s understandable that Estonia’s chemical industry is worried about growing environmental fees at the time when oil prices have been falling.

Shadow of Margus Linnamäe over family doctors

Äripäev writes that the chancellor of law Indrek Teder is looking into whether the restriction that allows only family doctors to be shareholders in family doctor centres is constitutional.

Estonia’s 2013 government debt lowest in EU

At the end of 2013 Estonia had the lowest government debt measured as a ratio to gross domestic product (GDP) in the European Union and the smallest government sector deficit, data published by Eurostat show.