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Rail Baltic's completion by deadline not realistic - Estonian PM

  • 2019-12-06
  • LETA/BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that it is unlikely that the completion of the Rail Baltic railway line by the initial deadline of 2026 is realistic. Ratas said at the government's press conference on Thursday that as it is a larg...

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Estonian court decides to release traitor Herman Simm from jail

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Moscow: Estonia's rhetoric re territorial claims does not benefit bilateral relations

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