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The head of the Estonian defense Ministry has described Russia as an enemy

The Minister of defence, Estonia jüri Luik in the appeal to the recruits starting service in the defence Forces, called Russia an enemy and urged soldiers to readiness to protect the country from "the Russian threat".

"Estonia needs trained army that will be able to protect our country. Each trained Estonian soldiers is another soldier that needs to be our enemy," Luik said in a video message to recruits, posted Wednesday on the website of the Ministry of defense.

The Federation Council asked the foreign Ministry to respond to the situation with RT in the Baltic States

The Federation Council will direct the appeal to the foreign Ministry with a request to respond to the situation with RT and Sputnik in the Baltic countries, said the speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko on Wednesday at a meeting of the upper house of the Russian Parliament.

So Matvienko responded to the speech of the head of the interim Commission of the Federation Council on information policy Alexei Pushkov, who said that the Commission considers it necessary to introduce personal sanctions against representatives of the authorities of the Baltic States, took the decision in RT and Sputnik.

Fighter jets of the French air force flew over Tallinn in the Bastille Day

Three fighters of the French air force Mirage 2000-5, which is stationed at the airbase ämari airbase near Tallinn, on Tuesday flew over the capital of Estonia, in honor of the national holiday of the Republic of Bastille Day.

According to the Ambassador of France to Eric Lamoureux, this year the Embassy will be hosting a traditional reception in Tallinn in connection with the pandemic coronavirus. "However, throughout the week, everyone through digital channels can share with us in a festive mood. As a bonus today, you can enjoy a flight of French fighters over Tallinn", - quotes the words of the Lamour French Embassy.

Ukraine will hold in the Kherson region exercises Estonian model

The head of the Kherson regional state administration Yuriy Gusev said that the fall of Ukraine will conduct military exercises in the Estonian model, a specific date on which maneuvers will be defined taking into account the Russian exercises "Caucasus-2020".

Earlier, Ukraine and Estonia signed a Declaration in which Estonia offers Ukraine to share its experience in the creation of the territorial defence on the basis of volunteer groups. The defense Ministry of Ukraine reported that in the Kherson region will launch a pilot project of the territorial defence in the Estonian model.

"Reporters without borders" condemned the situation with RT and Sputnik in Latvia and Lithuania

International organization "reporters without borders" (RSF) expressed concern about the actions of Latvia and Lithuania in relation to RT and Sputnik, calling it an abuse of the sanctions policy of the EU.

"Although it is legal to protect and promote independent and reliable news coverage, RSF considers the closure as an abuse of the sanctions policy of the EU. The ban or the closure of media outlets is not part of the sanctions taken against (the General Director of MIA "Russia today" Dmitry) Kiselev," - said in a statement RSF.

In Estonia the number of cases COVID-19 achieved 2013

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Estonia per day increased by two, reaching 2013, said on Friday the Republican Department of health.

Estonia is on may 18 out of a state of emergency, which was declared on March 12, but concessions are injected gradually in several stages.

The Embassy stated that the intimidation of the population of Estonia "Russian threat"

The Russian Embassy in Estonia urges local analysts not to frighten the population, "the Russian threat", and look for unifying the two neighbouring States are topics for reaching mutually beneficial cooperation.

Russian diplomats say that the past July 1, the vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation has become an important reason for the emergence in Estonia of various kinds of analytical materials, forecasts, commentaries, statements, both formal and less formal nature. No less attention was caused by the appeared earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazism.

In Estonia will soften the restrictions on mass events

Part of the quarantine restrictions imposed in Estonia regarding meetings and sporting events on the background of the pandemic coronavirus, softened from July 15, announced on Thursday, Prime Minister jüri Ratas.

Ratas added that still have to follow the requirement of the dispersion, observing the distance of two meters, and 50% of the occupancy of the premises.

In Estonia, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 2011

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Estonia for a day increased by eight, reaching the 2011, reported on Thursday the Republican Department of health.

"The virus COVID-19 diagnosed in 2011 residents of Estonia in different regions of the country. Starting from January 31, were held throughout Estonia, more than 111 thousand of tests for coronavirus. In hospitals are three patients on mechanical ventilation no patient. During the pandemic, has died at 69," - said in a statement posted on the Department's website.

In Estonia, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 2003

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Estonia over the past week increased by eight, reaching 2003, said Wednesday the Republican Department of health.

"The virus COVID-19 diagnosed 2003 Estonian people in different regions of the country. From the 31st of January in Estonia was carried out more than 110 thousand of tests for coronavirus. In hospitals are three patients, one of them is connected to the ventilator. During the pandemic, has died at 69," - said in a statement posted on the Department's website.

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