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“Happy” signals …

“It might seem crazy what I am about to say….”

Listen to the call signal used in the parliament – is it based on a sample from the famous song “Happy”? :0)

Compare both if you like. Well, the speed is different … but it seems to be the same pitch.

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Estonia fears neither refugees nor Russia, president says

This is from an article on EuropeOnline Magazine:

“Estonia fears neither immigration nor its giant neighbour Russia, President Kersti Kaljulaid wrote Wednesday, in a firm rejection of a news report by website Euractiv.

In an open letter published by her office in the capital Tallinn, she said that Estonia – a member of the European Union and NATO – was ‘in no way racked with fears about either migration or Russia.'”

Read the complete article here: http://en.europeonline-magazine.eu/estonia-fears-neither-refugees-nor-russia-president-says_496817.html

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The Reply of President Ilves

‘Trump Gabbard 2016’, tweeted Ilves saying: ‘Your [sic] the President of Estonia – why in heck are you tweeting in English? Use your own language MATE!’

Ilves replied: ‘”You’re” not “your”. Estonians know English, others don’t generally know Estonian. Quod erat demonstrandum.’
Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2016/07/28/estonian-president-shames-troll-in-the-most-badass-way-6034786/#ixzz4FnaU3Ebw

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Bookbinding by Peeter Kippik

laulud-book

Luxurious bookbinding in the Art Nouveau style made for the collection of poems (Tartu; 1904) of the Estonian poet Ado Reinvald. The author of the the dark-green morocco binding is an Estonian bookbinding master Peeter Kippik (1880-1925) who worked in Tartu and later owned a bindery in St. Petersburg, Russia. The decoration is in the technique of intarsia and old tooling. The edges are gilt, ornamented and coloured with the enamel, the doublure and the fly leaf are made of moiré silk. The two bookbindings by Peeter Kippik held in the National Library of Estonia are the only known works by this master in Estonia.

Read more at http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/92002/BibliographicResource_1000093325405_source.html