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Ukraine war: Baltic nations cut Russian oil imports, but concerns remain

  • The head of Latvia's natural gas storage operator said none of the three Baltic countries were importing Russian gas as of April 2.
Activists of the environmental organisation Greenpeace paint the words 'Oil fuels war' on the hull of a ship carrying Russian oil near the German island Fehmarn, Germany. (Frank Molter/dpa via AP)
Activists of the environmental organisation Greenpeace paint the words 'Oil fuels war' on the hull of a ship carrying Russian oil near the German island Fehmarn, Germany. (Frank Molter/dpa via AP)
Published on Apr 03, 2022 09:24 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Jaishankar wishes Estonia on its National Day

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday extended greetings to the Estonian Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets and citizens on the occasion of their National Day.
From 1918 to 1920, Estonia was caught in the War of Independence against Soviet Russia and on 24th February 1918 it declared statehood, which is commemorated as its National Day.(AFP)
From 1918 to 1920, Estonia was caught in the War of Independence against Soviet Russia and on 24th February 1918 it declared statehood, which is commemorated as its National Day.(AFP)
Published on Feb 24, 2021 12:47 PM IST
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ANI | , New Delhi

Estonia's new government sworn in with Kaja Kallas as first-ever woman PM

Kallas stressed gender balance in forming the new Cabinet, placing several women in key positions such as Reform's Keit Pentus-Rosimannus as finance minister and Eva-Maria Liimets, Estonia's ambassador to the Czech Republic, as the foreign minister.
The 15-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Kaja Kallas was approved Tuesday in the 101-seat Riigikogu legislature, after President Kersti Kaljulaid had first appointed it.(Reuters)
The 15-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Kaja Kallas was approved Tuesday in the 101-seat Riigikogu legislature, after President Kersti Kaljulaid had first appointed it.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 26, 2021 05:29 PM IST
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PTI | , Helsinki

Kaja Kallas to become first woman Prime Minister of Estonia

The party councils of the the opposition, center-right Reform Party and the ruling. left-leaning Center Party were expected on Sunday to vote in favor of joining a Cabinet headed by Reform’s prime minister-designate and chairwoman Kaja Kallas.
Pending approval from lawmakers, Kallas, 43, will become the first female head of government in the history of the small Baltic nation of 1.3 million. In picture - Kaja Kallas, leader of the Reform Party.(AFP)
Pending approval from lawmakers, Kallas, 43, will become the first female head of government in the history of the small Baltic nation of 1.3 million. In picture - Kaja Kallas, leader of the Reform Party.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 24, 2021 09:24 PM IST
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