), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia (343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). Across the Baltic Sea lies Sweden in the west and Finland in the north. The territory of Estonia consists of a mainland and 2,222 islands and islets in the Baltic Sea, covering 45,339 km2 (17,505 sq mi) of land, and is influenced by a humid continental climate.

Estonia is a democratic parliamentary republic divided into fifteen counties, with its capital and largest city being Tallinn. With a population of 1.3 million, it is one of the least-populous member states of the European Union, Eurozone, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the OECD and the Schengen Area. Ethnic Estonians are Finnic people, and the official language, Estonian, is a Finno-Ugric language closely related to Finnish and the Sami languages, and distantly to Hungarian.


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Post-Brexit crossroads: which turn will the EU and UK take?

RTE 27 Feb 2021
... Protocol, the ban on some UK shellfish, the row over the diplomatic status of the EU ambassador in London (and vice versa), the revelation that citizens from Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania and Slovenia would not be eligible for reduced fees when seeking a UK work visa.

Miami Publishes Bitcoin White Paper on City’s Website

Inside Bitcoins 28 Jan 2021
A new fight over the status of the Bitcoin whitepaper is beginning to draw attention from several industry stakeholders and even beyond ... Miami Declares for Crypto ... Yesterday, The Block also reported that Estonia’s e-Residency program, a visa application initiative for tech entrepreneurs in the European country, had also published the whitepaper ... ....

Why Estonia Has Begun Hosting the Bitcoin White Paper

BitRSS 27 Jan 2021
Estonia today published the Bitcoin white paper on a government website—in defiance of Bitcoin’s self-proclaimed “inventor” Craig Wright. The white paper is now hosted on Estonia’s e-Residency website; e-Residency is akin to a government visa ... .

Microsoft, Big Tech Coalition Developing Rockefeller Funded COVID Vaccine Passports

GlobalResearch 18 Jan 2021
Screenshot ... Read more ... Vaccine passports have previously been touted by the EU, with officials suggesting back in April that visa applicants would also be required to be vaccinated. EU countries including Spain, Estonia, Iceland, and have all indicated that they are open to some form of vaccine passports, as well as sharing the data across borders ... * ... .

Countries experiment with special remote-work visas for ‘digital nomads’

Live Mint 15 Jan 2021
Industry analysts say Estonia’s Digital Nomad Visa program—the first of its kind in the European Union—could prove to be a model for other EU member states ... Visa holders staying for more than 182 days in a year are subject to Estonia’s 20% income tax.

Countries Experiment With Special Remote-Work Visas

Wall Street Journal 15 Jan 2021
... tourist visas ... In the past year, countries hungry for more tourists and talent—from Estonia to Bermuda to Georgia—have rolled out special temporary visas (some valid for a year or more) to lure well-heeled, mobile professionals looking for an exotic escape from the routine.

Cape Town featured on world’s best cities for remote working list

Independent online (SA) 07 Jan 2021
Other cities that made it on the list include Tallinn, Estonia; Bali, Indonesia and Buenos Aires, Argentina ... Since Estonia introduced a new visa system in recent years that allows digital nomads to work remotely in the country for up to a year, it’s become a favourite with expats.

What are the big new travel trends of 2021 going to be?

Metro UK 21 Dec 2020
If you are having to work remotely, moving your office to somewhere sunny sounds like a no-brainer, particularly with dozens of countries adapting their visa policies to try and attract more digital nomads ... In Europe, Georgia, Germany, Croatia and Estonia are all currently, or about to, make longer-term stays easier for freelance or remote workers.

EDITORIAL: Digital nomads offer an opportunity

Taipei Times 14 Dec 2020
Caribbean nations such as Barbados, the Bahamas and, most recently, Anguilla, are luring applicants with the promise of making their beach paradise Zoom backgrounds real, while Estonia is offering the EU’s firstDigital Nomad Visa” to complement freelance visas in the Czech Republic, Germany and Spain.

Yearender 2020: A round-up of all the countries that offered remote work visas to tourists ...

Indian Express 10 Dec 2020
* Estonia. The Republic of Estonia launched its Digital Nomad Visa in August 2020. Claiming to be the first-of-its-kind in the European Union, the visa will allow remote workers to live and legally work in the country for up to a year, according to the Republic of Estonia’s e-Residency website ... pandemic travelling visa work from home Yearender.

What if you could move cities as easily as ordering food online?

The National 07 Dec 2020
Such a scheme comes on the back of similar ones offered by countries such as Barbados and Estonia that advertise 'digital nomad visas' to attract start-ups and entrepreneurs who want to select the most suitable and appealing location for their work.

Life in 2025: Digital Nomads Will Change Travel and Work Forever

New York Observer 30 Nov 2020
They didn’t quite fit the category of tourists, but they often couldn’t produce the complex documentation needed for a work or business visa that would allow them to spend time in a country and pay taxes there ... Barbados, Estonia, and Georgia are just a few of the countries putting these “digital nomad visas” at the heart of their recovery plans.

Why are women absent from Israeli, Palestinian leadership? – opinion

The Jerusalem Post 25 Nov 2020
Hilda Heine, Finland’s Sanna Marin, Namibia’s Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, or Estonia’s Kersti Kaljulaid? ... Kaljulaid also helped to implement the world’s first ever “digital nomads visa” in 2019, allowing technology workers from other countries to work in Estonia for a year.