Posts published in Day: March 18, 2019

Centre Party headquarters windows tagged with swastikas

Monday, March 18, 2019

The windows of the Centre Party’s main headquarters on Narva Highway in Central Tallinn were found tagged with swastikas and swear words on Sunday. Centre Party spokesperson Andre Hanimägi told ERR that this was an act of brutal vandalism, and that the party would without a doubt be contacting the police over the matter. “I sincerely hope that whoever did this is found and that they are punished accordingly,” Mr…

Going on ice banned throughout Estonia as weather warms

Monday, March 18, 2019

Effective Monday, going out onto the ice on internal bodies of water is banned throughout Estonia, with authorities calling for special attention to be paid to children in particular. “Springlike thaw weather has rendered the ice very fragile and walking on it extremely dangerous,” said Mikko Virkala, an expert at the Estonian Rescue Board’s Accident Prevention Division. According to Mr Virkala, ice conditions can change very quickly in warmer weather,…