The legal affairs committee of the Riigikogu on Tuesday did not support a motion filed by 12 opposition MPs to repeal the much contested gender neutral Registered Partnership Act.
Controversial Estonian writer Kaur Kender has been under fire the last few weeks after publishing a short story considered by many as child pornography. The story provoked a possible criminal investigation, and a state-mandated ban. This is not acceptable, finds Sebastian Suarez.
We will soon be stepping into the New Year. I hope that it will be better than the year before, which was full of insecurity, President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves said in his New Year’s Eve greetings.
There is no doubt Edgar Savisaar has been the by far the most popular politician this century for Russian-language speaks living in Estonia. This has been confirmed over and over again by election results and all sorts of polls.
ERR News was launched in summer 2010 as ERR's online English-language news service. ERR is the Estonian abbreviation for Estonian Public Broadcasting. For staff contacts, visit this page.