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Sergei Metlev, Member of the Board of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory It is becoming increasingly apparent that some Russian-speaking Estonians are offended and complaining. In general terms, it sounds like this: Ukrainian war refugees are given immediate and plentiful aid, but we who have lived here for a...Read more
The kind of war with Ukraine promised to us by the U.S. was never Russia's plan, foreign policy expert Kadri Liik said on ERR's program "Otse Uudistemajast" (Straight From the Newsroom) on February 16. Kadri Liik. Source: ERR According to Liik, an offensive with a high number of casualties and...Read more
"Laud on kaetud!" writes jewelry artist Ülle Mesikäpp from her home in the Tallinn suburb of Nõmme. Katma lauda = to set the table in preparation for a meal and when the laud is kaetud, you're welcome to take a seat (asuma lauda, võtma istet). Katma is also simply to...Read more
Tiina Ann Kirss Tiina Ann Kirss. Source: Ly Lestberg / ERR Literary scholar Tiina Ann Kirss writes about her family, who were among the 75,000 Estonians who fled in 1944, to mark the unveiling of a new monument to those known as boat refugees on the Puise Peninsula,...Read more