Tag Archives: Estonia

LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Presser With Baltic Leaders

NPR reports: President Trump meets at the White House on Tuesday with leaders of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. The “U.S.-Baltic Summit” celebrates the 100th anniversary of independence for the three countries. Throughout the Second World War and the Cold War, the Baltic countries were dominated by the Soviet Union. They regained their independence in the early 1990s and joined NATO …

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From The President Of Estonia

Ilves was born in Sweden to Estonian refugees and was raised in New Jersey. He’s a graduate of Columbia and has a master’s degree from Penn. Dare we call him the first Ivy League president of a former Soviet republic?

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ESTONIA: Civil Unions Approved

Estonia today became the first former Soviet republic to approve a civil unions bill. The vote was very close. Via the Associated Press: In a 40-38 vote, lawmakers voted Thursday in favor of a civil partnership act that recognizes the civil unions of all couples regardless of gender. Twenty-three lawmakers were absent or abstained in the third and final reading …

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When All Else Fails….Estonia?

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