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2021 Report on International Religious Freedom: Estonia

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM JUNE 2, 2022 Executive Summary The constitution declares there is no state church and protects the freedom of individuals to practice their religion.  It prohibits the incitement of religious hatred, violence, or discrimination.  The law establishes registration of religious associations and religious societies and regulates their activities.  Unregistered religious associations ...
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COVID-19 Information

Register for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive important information from the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn and contact us at   acstallinn@state.gov   if you have any questions not answered here. COVID-19 Information Last updated: 06/13/22 ***  As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and ...
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U.S. and Estonian Officials Highlight Security Risks of Untrusted Technology

May 27, 2022 The United States Embassy in Estonia and the Estonian Ministry of the Interior co-hosted technical experts from both countries to discuss the national security risks associated with soliciting services and technology from untrusted vendors.  Experts from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, ...
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Four Senior U.S. Government Officials Visit Tallinn for Consultations This Week

May 14, 2022 Four senior United States Government officials are visiting Tallinn this week to meet with Estonian government officials and participate in engagements with civil society. The officials are: Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Celeste Wallander, Permanent Representative to the OSCE Ambassador Michael Carpenter, and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Victory Day Precaution

Event: Over the past few weeks, mainstream and social media have reported extensively on the upcoming Victory Day anniversary on May 9 and have warned of the possibility for violence or civil unrest connected with the day. The U.S. Embassy and Estonian security services are not aware of any specific events that might result in violence ...
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