VIDEO: Estonian woman breaks the myths surrounding surrogacy ({{commentsTotal}})

ETV's "Pealtnägija" located the only known Estonian-born surrogate mother in the US, to talk about the myths and realities of surrogacy.

Piret Harmon, aged 46, breaks down the stereotypes usually associated with commercial surrogacy - she is neither unemployed, uneducated nor single. Why did an accomplished and happily married mother-of-one decide to, figuratively speaking, "rent her body" to another couple, and give birth to three children, with whom she has no genetic connection?

10 years since bronze night riots
Monument of contention

In late April 2007, the Estonian authorities removed the Bronze Soldier monument from Tallinn’s Tõnismägi. The unrest that accompanied the relocation have since become known as the Bronze Night riots.

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Estonia’s Easter Monday time loop: Discussing an additional day off

Every year, Estonia reliably asks itself the question whether or not Easter Monday should be made a public holiday. Opinions differ. While one side emphasizes the importance of family time, the other thinks an additional day off would threaten economic growth.

Minister of Social Protection Kaia Iva (IRL).Minister of Social Protection Kaia Iva (IRL).
Samost: Kaia Iva’s charisma could help IRL out of long-term low

In Sunday’s “Samost ja Rumm” radio debate show, editor-in-chief of ERR’s online news, Anvar Samost, and journalist and former politician Hannes Rumm discussed the potential and actual candidates for the chairmanship of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL). At the time of the broadcast, Helir-Valdor Seeder had not yet made his intention to run public.