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Estonian-Polish cultural relations

During the past decades, the works of Sienkiewicz, Žeromski, Dąbrowska and Milośći have been introduced to Estonian readers through the translations of Hendrik Lindepuu, Aleksander Kurtna and Ruth Karemäe. Polish readers would be familiar with the works of Estonians Tammsaare, Kross, Valton and Niit. In 1997, the Estonian National Library ...

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Estonia and Poland

Poland recognised Estonia’s independence on 31 December 1920 and re-recognised it on 26 August 1991. Diplomatic relations between Estonia and Poland were re-established in September 1991. Estonia opened its Embassy in Warsaw in the autumn of 1995. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. was Riho Läänemäe. In 1996, Peeter Restsinski became the Estonian ...

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Elizabeth II state visit to Estonia

The President of the Republic, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, at the State Dinner in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh on 19 October 2006 at the House of the Brotherhood of the Black Heads. Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness, Excellencies, ...

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First lobbyists of medieval Tallinn

Beautiful Tallinn, Pearl of the Baltic, Florence of the North, Revel, Lindanaes. The Danes, Teutonics, and the Swedes all played a part in establishing one of the largest, merchant cities in Europe. We have often written about the history of Tallinn on our website. We have also written about its ...

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Interview with Mart Laar

He became Prime Minister at the age of 32. When together with his 27-year minister of foreign affairs, he went to represent Estonia at the OSCE summit, security did not want to let him in claiming that he was too young to be a delegate. Mart Laar, Prime Minister in ...

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