Sunday, May 26

Estonia

Sweating at the Front: Estonian Company Supplies Sauna to Ukrainian Army
Estonia, News, Ukraine

Sweating at the Front: Estonian Company Supplies Sauna to Ukrainian Army

Ukraine receives all kinds of weaponry from its allies. But soldiers also have other needs besides artillery, drones and rocket launchers, people in Estonia must have thought. In cooperation with a local NGO, a sauna manufacturer from the Baltic country has supplied a mobile sauna to the Ukrainian army. Or rather: a mobile wellness complex. Because it concerns three trucks that, in addition to the sauna and the necessary generators, also contain showers, a relaxation room and washing machines, entrepreneur Siim Nellis, whose company Estonian Saunas made the mobile sauna, said it was "essential for the morale and health" of the troops, he told Estonian public broadcaster ERR. About 400 soldiers can use the sauna for a week. These will be the volunteers of the Carpathian Sich Batta...
The Russian Internal Security Service FSB has Detained the Consul of Estonia
Estonia, News, Russia

The Russian Internal Security Service FSB has Detained the Consul of Estonia

The Russian internal security service FSB has detained the consul of Estonia in Saint Petersburg. The diplomat of the EU and NATO member state was caught in the act when he allegedly received classified information from a Russian, Russian media report.   The incident comes at a time of already high tensions between the European Union and NATO with the Moscow regime, which has seen many diplomats expelled from both sides. The FSB announced it would take action against the foreign diplomat "following the standards of international law." The counterintelligence service accuses him of "openly hostile" activities incompatible with his status. However, the FSB did not disclose the nature of the confidential information. According to the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the consul g...