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Tuesday, 25.10.2016, 02:35
Police have established that the bomb threat to the Tallinn airport on Saturday was made by a man serving a prison sentence, who made the threat using a cellphone, the regional prosecutor's office said LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Airport, Estonia, Legislation, Security
Four people aboard a Lithuanian-owned yacht -- two Lithuanians, an Estonian and a Finn -- were rescued in the Baltic Sea last night, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said on Friday writes LETA/BNS.
One of the largest global cyber-security event of the month - the 7th annual international conference DSS ITSEC - will be held on October 27 in Riga, bringing together more than 80 presentations by recognized industry experts. Special attention will be focused on the possibilities and risks of the Internet of Things. It will be possible to listen to expert speeches from all 9 parallel sessions on-site and also online via live video streaming on the event website,DSS ITSEC representative told BC.
Since the Ukraine crisis began, the Baltic countries' orders for new defense equipment have doubled and will double again in the next two years, according to an analysis released by IHS Markit on Thursday writes LETA.
Credit institutions obliged to react to information about new money laundering cases reported by mass media17.10.2016
Credit institutions will have to take relevant action every time the media report about new money laundering cases, according to the Finance Ministry's amendments to the Regulation on Unusual Transaction Indicator List and Procedure for Reporting Unusual and Suspicious Transactions, which the government's committee approved today, reports LETA.
nks in Sweden are in a vulnerable state and this may also pose a risk for Estonia, Jaak Tors, head of the financial stability department at the central bank of Estonia, told Postimees in an interview, writes LETA/BNS.
Replication of the Crimean scenario in the Baltic states is not possible, furthermore, separatist sentiment is completely absent in the region, Russian Ambassador to Estonia Alexander Petrov cites LETA/BNS.