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8 hrs ago | Let's be smart

Two dead in truck-train collision in Estonia

One of the fatalities was a passenger on the train operated by the Estonian national railway corporation - Elron - when it bound for the second largest city Tartu, and the other was in the truck.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Let's be smart

Population of Estonian cities ages and decreases for the next 30 years

While the population of Tallinn, Tartu and Maardu will increase , the population of the rest of Estonian cities and towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants will age and decrease for the next 30 years, LETA/Public Broadcasting cites a study by Statistics Estonia.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

National Review Online

Setting the Stage

A Russian newspaper says that Russian activists will hold two demonstrations in Tallinn in April to express solidarity with the Crimea and southeastern regions in Ukraine and "support the possibility" of holding a separatist referendum in northeastern Estonia [a part of the country heavily populated by ethnic Russians].

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, Russia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Groong

The Armenians In Estonia: A Visit To Tallinn

The traditional tram lines separate the modern parts of the city from the old ones.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Europe, Estonia,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Population of Estonian cities ages and decreases for the next 30 years

While the population of Tallinn, Tartu and Maardu will increase, the population of the rest of Estonian cities and towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants will age and decrease for the next 30 years, LETA/Public Broadcasting cites a study by Statistics Estonia.... Read more...

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Are the Baltics the Next Crimea?

In Tartu Estonia, there is a building on the main square, constructed on an uncertain foundation that leans precipitously.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia, Russia, Asia, Latvia,

Sat Mar 29, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Armenian community of Estonia: a look into the future

"We have a Sunday school and folk culture groups. We do our best for our children to know the native tongue and traditions," Davidyants says.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia,

Let's be smart

There are 369 built-up localities in Estonia

Based on the results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census and the building data from the Estonian National Topographic Database, Statistics Estonia calculated built-up localities.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Baltic Times

Ansip looks to Brussels in next move - The Baltic Times

Because Urmas Klaas becomes the next Mayor of Tartu, the Estonian Reform Party will revise its European Parliament elections candidate list and might include former Prime Minister Andrus Ansip in it, reports Delfi.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia, Andrus Ansip

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Baltic Times

Obesity, diabetes rates show rapid rise in Estonia - The Baltic Times

Triin Eglit, researcher at the department of internal medicine at the University of Tartu, finds in her PhD thesis that the prevalence of obesity among the Estonian adult population was significantly higher than previously estimated, reports LETA.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Metabolic Syndrome

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Moscow rattles Estonia with talk of 'concern' for its Russian population

Russia says it is worried that a former Soviet republic isn't doing enough to protect its large ethnic Russian population.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Estonia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin,

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