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Ex-chief of inquiry committee: Estonia may have sunk after collision with Swedish sub

Ex-chief of inquiry committee: Estonia may have sunk after collision with Swedish sub

28.09.2020

Margus Kurm, former head of the 1994 Estonia ferry disaster investigation committee, said that the ferry may have sunk after a collision with a Swedish submarine, writes LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Estonia, EU – Baltic States, History, Legislation, Transport



Documentary crew finds big hole in M/S Estonia ferry wreck

Documentary crew finds big hole in M/S Estonia ferry wreck

28.09.2020

A film crew that made a documentary about the 1994 M/S Estonia ferry disaster for the Discovery television channel while diving near the wreck found a four-meter-long hole in the hull of the ship, which had previously been partially covered by the seabed, the Estonian daily Postimees writes, cites LETA/BNS.

August 20 Club held a festive joint meeting at Toompea in Estonia

August 20 Club held a festive joint meeting at Toompea in Estonia

21.08.2020

Members of the August 20 Club on Thursday celebrated the Day of Restoration of Independence with a festive joint meeting in the White Hall of Toompea Castle, guests were welcomed by Riigikogu speaker Henn Polluaas and Prime Minister Juri Ratas, informs LETA/BNS.


Sillamae's city center in Estonia to become heritage conservation area

Sillamae's city center in Estonia to become heritage conservation area

17.08.2020

The city center of the northeast Estonian industrial city of Sillamae, executed in the style of Stalinist architecture, stands to become the first heritage conservation area in East-Viru County and the first area where Soviet architecture is under protection in Estonia, Postimees said, cites LETA/BNS.

Tallinn's Patarei sea fortress now open to visitors

Tallinn's Patarei sea fortress now open to visitors

28.07.2020

The developer of the Patarei sea fortress, businessman Urmas Soorumaa, has opened the historical complex to visitors from Tuesday, July 28th, reports LETA/BNS.


30.06.2020

Work titled 'Head of State' wins idea competition for monument to Konstantin Pats in Estonia

A work titled "Riigipea" ("Head of State") by Toivo Tammik and Vergo Vernik won the idea competition organized for the erection of a monument to Estonia's prewar president Konstantin Pats between the Estonia Opera House and Concert Hall and Parnu Road in Tallinn, informs LETA/BNS.

30.06.2020

Sweden accusing intl film crew members of disturbing grave peace of Estonia ferry wreck

In Sweden, two Swedish members of an international film crew are being accused of disturbing the grave peace of the wreck of the Estonia ferry, which sank in fall 1994, informs LETA/BNS.

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