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Estonian charged with spying for Russia

February 23rd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An official with the security police of Estonia has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.The security official named Alexei Dressen was detained at ... Read more...

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Gunman shot dead, hostage rescued in Estonia (Lead)

August 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS) A gunman who took a hostage and created a small blast Thursday at the Estonian defence ministry building in the capital Tallinn has been shot dead ... Read more...

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Polanski’s ‘The Ghost Writer’ wins best film at European Film Awards

December 5th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Roman Polanski's film 'The Ghost Writer' bagged the best film gong at the European Film Awards.The political thriller also won in five other key European Film Academy categories, ... Read more...

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Three World War 1 sunk UK warships discovered off Estonia coast

August 24th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): An Estonian naval vessel has found the wrecks of three British warships that were sunk by the Germans after the end of World War One.The damaged HMS Cassandra, HMS ... Read more...

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Finnair’s Asian traffic continues to grow

November 13th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Despite the global meltdown, Nordic carrier Finnair's Asian traffic grew 18.1 percent compared to October of the previous year - though business travel declined, the airline said ... Read more...

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85-year-old Finnair’s passion is the future of flying

November 1st, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Saturday completed 85 years of service, making it one of the world's oldest continuously operating airlines - and to mark the occasion, it served ... Read more...

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Russian Customs uncover pipeline to smuggle vodka into Europe

September 18th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Sept.18 (ANI): Russian customs chiefs have uncovered an underwater pipeline that was being used to smuggle cheap vodka from Russia into the European Union. The mile-long channel was being used ... Read more...

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Baltic cruise ship runs aground off Latvia

May 5th, 2008 - 6:01 am ICT by admin
DPA Riga, May 5 (DPA) A Baltic cruise ship with 984 people on board ran aground Sunday off the north-west coast of Latvia, coast guards said. Passengers - most of them Germans - ... Read more...

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Estonians and Estonia’s Russians: still two worlds apart

April 24th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by admin
DPA Tallinn (Estonia), April 24 (DPA) When Russian youths smashed and looted stores in the Estonian capital Tallinn last April, Karmen Minenko found herself at the heart of Russia. "Friends in Moscow seriously ... Read more...

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