Estonia, European Parliament elections, EU, Russia

Narva: The EU’s ‘Russian’ city

What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a “Russian city”?

Amazon’s Estonian subsidiary

Amazon’s Estonian subsidiary veiled in secret

The US retail giant Amazon established approximately a month ago its Estonian subsidiary Amazon Data Services Estonia OÜ, which leads to a conclusion that the concern plans to set up a data center here or offer cloud services. But the world’s largest online department store keeps its activities under a veil of secrecy.

E-Residency program Estonia

E-Residency is 4 years old so here’s 4 surprising facts about the programme

Estonia became the first country to launch e-Residency four years ago tomorrow when journalist Edward Lucas was handed an e-Residency digital ID card by then Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves. Estonia’s e-resident population has grown considerably since then to about 50,000 people from 157 countries who have established around 6,000 new companies though the programme.

New ID-card fault Estonia

New ID-card fault could have been intentional

Manufacturer of Estonian ID-cards Gemalto ignored security requirements, find experts who proved the latest security fault. To avoid long queues, machines were programmed to generate ID-card encryption keys in a less secure way. The manufacturer denies wrongdoing but could be looking at a lawsuit.