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Losing liberty for coronavirus security

By Robert van Voren on Thursday, March 26, 2020

The harsh response to the  coronavirus   pandemic could challenge the already frail liberal democracies, writes Professor Robert van Voren, the director of the Andrei Sakharov Research Centre for Democratic Development at Vytautas Magnus University. Our response to the coronavirus pandemic reminds of the Iraq war, writes Robert van Voren, a professor at Vytautas Magnus University – we come a little late, but then jump into it with full force…

Estonia transposes directive on protection of EU financial interests into national law

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Estonian government at a sitting on Thursday decided to amend the Penal Code and relating laws to transpose into national legislation two directives of the European Union — one on the protection of the Union’s financial interests and the other on the rights of minors who are suspects or accused persons in criminal proceedings. By adopting the EU directives, investigating crimes with an adverse effect on the Union’s financial…

Estonian govt to discuss extradition of Estonian citizen to US

Thursday, January 31, 2019

 The Estonian government is to discuss at a meeting on Thursday the extradition of a citizen of Estonia to the United States. The government will discuss the extradition of a person, who is being accused of a total of 52 counts of criminal offenses committed in the United States from 2012 to 2015, spokespeople for the government said. The US Department of Justice has filed a request with Estonia for…