2012 June

30 Jun: Estonian Air Sets Record Number Of Passengers In June 2012

Estonian Air, the national air carrier of Estonia, has set an all time record of over 100 000 passengers in a month, according to a report by Ingrid Teesalu on the Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR) service’s English-language site. This figure, for the month of June, is almost double the 58 000 that the airline carried…

27 Jun: Tallinn Mayor States Orthodox Church Construction On Schedule

Controversial Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar has announced that a Russian Orthodox Church in the Tallinn district of Lasnamäe will be completed in 2013 as per schedule, according to a report by Ingrid Teesalu on the English site of Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR). Mr. Savisaar, 62, leader of the centre-left Keskerakond  (Centre) Party and Mayor of…

24 Jun: Happy Jaanipäev From All At Tallinn Property!

We at Tallinn Property and Goodson & Red would like to take the opportunity to wish everyone both in and outside of Estonia a Happy Jaanipäev! For anyone not familiar with this tradition, Jaanipäev, literally ‘John’s Day’ is the midsummer celebration here, usually marked by overnight partying around a bonfire, and even leaping over it!…

23 Jun: Estonian Foreign Minister Speaks On The Environment

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet recently made a speech in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, urging the necessity of wholesale changes in people’s lifestyles, according to a report by Kristopher Rikken on the Estonian Public Broadcasting English site. After noting the importance of citizens living within their means, Mr. Paet, formally Estonian Defence Minister, set out…

22 Jun: Estonian Finance Minister Jürgen Ligi Firm on Greece

Estonian Minister of Finance Jürgen Ligi has stated that  Greece will not receive any significant concessions on the terms that have been set out in the European Stability Mechanism, according to a report by Ingrid Teesalu on the English language service of the Estonian Public Broadcasting website . At a meeting in Luxembourg yesterday (Thursday…