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Monday, 10.03.2014, 05:35
President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves presented a book Raagib Riigipea (Govorit glava gosudarstva/The Head of State Speaking) in Tallinn Central Russian Gymnasium, which collates a selection of speeches given by the Head of State from 2006 to 2012, and a longer interview especially given for this book, the Estonian government's and state chancellery's press service said in a statement, cites LETA.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Book review, Education and Science, Estonia, Legislation
All Baltic States have good relationships – economic, trade, cultural, tourist, etc. – with the United States. Besides, English is the most spoken foreign language in the Baltics. What is missing, for sure, is a lack of understanding of the USA’s legal system. The book has shown how to make one’s way to studies in American law school in a most efficient way.
The edition "Tallinn. Facts and Figures" gives a substantial overview of important information using diagrams and figures to characterize the city of Tallinn, LETA/Tallinn.ee reported.
Kalniete's book "Song to Kill a Giant: Latvian Revolution and the Soviet Empire’s Fall" published in English02.10.2013
European Parliament Member (MEP) Sandra Kalniete's book about the Latvian Popular Front movement of the late 1980s and early 1990s called "Song to Kill a Giant: Latvian Revolution and the Soviet Empire’s Fall" has been published in English.
J.Habermas acquired most respect as a teacher and mentor for many theorists working in political sociology, social theory, and social philosophy. Since his retirement from teaching he has continued to be an active thinker and writer.
Statistics Estonia has launched the publication "Eesti Statistika Aastaraamat 2013. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia", which provides an overview of the life in Estonia last year in comparison with earlier years and in other European Union countries, the Statistics Department of Estonia said in a statement, cites LETA.
A new book has been published in the United States called "Biruta's Garden of Stories: A Latvian Odyssey", which is about a Latvian woman's personal account of life in Soviet Latvia, LETA was informed by the Latvian Occupation Museum's public relations department.
Taking over the EU Council Presidency, Lithuania will focus on pursing credible, growing and open Europe, country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius said at the launch event of the Official Guide to the Lithuanian EU Council Presidency, hosted by the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU together with Hill+Knowlton Strategies on 13 June, reports BC Lithuania’s MFA.
A new open access book entitled "Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations in Europe – First Results from SHARE after the Economic Crisis" will be presented in Brussels on June 27, 2013, the Tallinn University said in a statement.
Latvia's political system is increasingly characterized by irresponsibility and bickering, President Andris Berzins pointed out during the presentation of a book on the heraldry of Latvian regions at the House of the Blackheads yesterday, informs LETA.
A book portraying the history and featuring photos of 27 of the most important lighthouses and beacons of Latvia has been made available on iTunes, informed BC the Latvian Institute.
Latvian Literature Annual Awards ceremony was held in Riga on Thursday with the lifetime achievement award going to novelist Alberts Bels, reports LETA.
On Thursday, April 11, Finnish historian and acclaimed researcher of Estonian history Seppo Zetterberg's new book “Kulttuuria ja kumouspuuhia” has been presented at the Estonian Embassy in Helsinki, reported BC the Estonian Foreign Ministry.
On Tuesday, April 9, the unveiling of the Polish-language translation (“Historia państw Bałtycki”) of the book “A History of the Baltic States” by professor of Baltic politics in the political science department at Tartu University Andres Kasekamp took place at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), Estonian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Estonia-based Integration and Migration Foundation Our People (MISA) has presented a new edition about the Dagestani making a part of the series "Nationalities in Estonia" presented in Tallinn, the fund MISA said in a statement, informs LETA.