• Remembering the riots in Tallinn

    By on April 28, 2008
    One year later everything passed quietly and, although the Russian MFA would not agree with me, it seems that people have finally learnt a really important lesson: violence does not help on getting anything. Not in Europe, at least.
  • Police about Night Watch

    By on May 7, 2007
    The press officer of the Security Police only said that the criminal process is ongoing to figure out the links between the Night Watch and the 26-27 riots in Tallinn, hence they cannot comment on what is the issue with the Night Watch in Estonia, what are their links with Kremlin etc.
  • News: Economical consequences of the Estonia - Russia crisis

    By on May 7, 2007
    03.05.07 The Head of the Board of Estonian Railway Kaido Simmermann said that Estonian transit firms will get less transit in May than they had ordered, as some of the transit has allegedly been re-directed through Latvia, Finland and Lithuania. 03.05.07 The head of Estonian candy company Kalev, Mr Oliver Kruuda, announced that all his contracts in Russia have been canceled. 02.
  • Brief history of NightWatch in Estonia

    By on May 7, 2007
    - As the interview just published are of some NightWatch activists, seemed to be fair to explain what NightWatch is - The Night Watch movement, dominated by young ethnic Russians in Estonia, was established on 21 May 2006 as a reaction against the calls to remove the statue and the painting-vandalism that occurred there at the night of 21 May.
  • Firts stories of the night of riots: Aleksei Rattik and Juri Zuravljov

    By on May 7, 2007
    Alexei Rattik: When I was in city center I was just walking home and the police was standing on different sides trying to catch people. I was there and I tried immediately to go away from there as they were shooting with rubber bullets so I started to run but the police came too close to me and I’ve seen that I couldn’t escape. So I lied on the ground and put my hands on my head.
  • Police in the riots

    By on May 3, 2007
    Moscow accuses Estonian police of human rights violations during the riots in Tallinn. One week after the clashes only 6 petitions have been made against the behaviour of the police. The protests in Tallinn during 26-27 April left one person dead and 153 injured. More than 1000 people were detained by the police during the riots, most of them freed by now.
  • Terminal D 19-6

    By on May 3, 2007
    After some researches  we found one of the barracks where police brought the people arrested on the 26th and 27th.
  • Old Town gets ready to violence - Video content

    By on May 3, 2007
    After two nights of violent protests, the Old Town looks totally different than usual: almost all the shops has closed and protected their windows as everyone here is waiting for another night dangerous as the previous ones.
  • 30.04 - The Estonian Parliament surrounded by police - Video

    By on May 3, 2007
    Live footage recorded in Toompea, the highest part of Tallinn Old Town, where the Parliament, the Orthodox Church and many Embassies are. The whole district has been closed by police and special forces and only residents and journalists have the right to stay there till 9pm, when everyone has been conducted home or outside the perimeter designed by the police.