British squaddies get drunk, must be Russia’s fault! Analyst blames ‘Putin’s operatives’ after soldiers thrown off Estonian train

A British defense analyst has suggested that an incident involving misbehaving soldiers stationed in Estonia may have been “constructed” by Moscow’s spooks as a means of discrediting NATO and its operations near Russia’s borders. … Read More >British squaddies get drunk, must be Russia’s fault! Analyst blames ‘Putin’s operatives’ after soldiers thrown off Estonian train

Deal with Russia ‘as it is’ says Estonian president, arguing in favor of greater cooperation with shared neighbor on Baltic visit

During a trip to neighboring Latvia, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid has urged European diplomats to pursue more constructive relationships with Moscow, insisting that doing so need not be at the expense of their ‘values’. … Read More >Deal with Russia ‘as it is’ says Estonian president, arguing in favor of greater cooperation with shared neighbor on Baltic visit

With increased support from Moscow following Minsk political crisis, Belarus has become a ‘military district’ of Russia – Estonia

Minsk and Moscow have integrated their militaries so closely that Belarus is essentially a military district of Russia. That’s according to the Estonian Intelligence Service, which published its annual report last week. … Read More >With increased support from Moscow following Minsk political crisis, Belarus has become a ‘military district’ of Russia – Estonia

The Source of Navalny’s “Revelations” About Putin’s “Palace” Became Known

Several Estonian and Finnish media outlets have revealed the main source of information for the controversial film “Palace for Putin“. It turned out to be the fugitive Russian millionaire Sergey Kolesnikov, who has been living in Tallinn for the last few years. … Read More >The Source of Navalny’s “Revelations” About Putin’s “Palace” Became Known

Border row reignites between Estonia & Russia as Baltic country’s top MP reopens WW2 territorial claims, ignoring NATO objections

Russian officials have accused a senior politician in Tallinn of seeking to reignite old tensions, after the Estonian parliament’s speaker said his country still lays claim to swaths of territory on Russia’s Baltic coast. … Read More >Border row reignites between Estonia & Russia as Baltic country’s top MP reopens WW2 territorial claims, ignoring NATO objections

Do they expect a Russian cavalry invasion? Estonia builds Maginot-esque barbed wire fence on border to ‘make EU safer’

An eight-kilometre border wall has been installed on Estonia’s demarcation line with Russia. The tiny Baltic nation hopes it will bolster security, presumably as long as no would-be invaders get their hands on a ladder. … Read More >Do they expect a Russian cavalry invasion? Estonia builds Maginot-esque barbed wire fence on border to ‘make EU safer’

Brotherly treason: Russian serviceman & sibling arrested for allegedly handing state secrets to NATO’s Estonia

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has arrested two brothers on suspicion of passing sensitive information to the secret service of NATO member Estonia. They face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty of high treason. … Read More >Brotherly treason: Russian serviceman & sibling arrested for allegedly handing state secrets to NATO’s Estonia

Moscow brands US war games in Estonia ‘extremely dangerous,’ denies NATO claims Russian fighter jet violated Danish border

Russia has accused the US of “escalating tensions in Europe” by holding live-fire exercises “in the immediate vicinity” of its borders. The Defense Ministry also denied a NATO accusation that a Russian jet entered Danish airspace. … Read More >Moscow brands US war games in Estonia ‘extremely dangerous,’ denies NATO claims Russian fighter jet violated Danish border