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  Edgar Savisaar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edgar Savisaar (born May 31, 1950 in Harku Commune, Harju County), is an Estonian politician and the leader of the Centre Party.
From 1992 until 1995, Savisaar was the Vice-Speaker of the Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu).
Edgar Savisaar has been married three times and is the father of four children.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edgar_Savisaar   (504 words)

 Edgar Savisaar: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Savisaar stopped short of saying he opposed membership Thursday, insisting he was neither a "Euro-skeptic nor a Euro-optimist." He has said in the past that there would be at least some benefits of joining the EU, like the possibility of faster economic development in some sectors.
Savisaar, who was forced to resign as Interior Minister in the mid-1990s for allegedly secretly tape recording his political rivals, is widely believed to have his eye becoming prime minister after the 2003 national election.
Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar was quoted by BNS as saying the accident at the downtown intersection of Gonsori and Raua was the worst of its kind in the city in years.
www.zoominfo.com /people/savisaar_edgar_24483447.aspx   (1205 words)

 Keskerakond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Edgar Savisaar resigned from the party leadership and an extraordinary 4th ECP congress was held.
Edgar Savisaar was elected newly Chairman of the Party and about 70 persons left the party.
Edgar Savisaar was elected Mayor of Tallinn City.
www.keskerakond.ee /index.php?main=116   (1597 words)

 CNN.com - Slim win for Estonia's left - Mar. 2, 2003
Savisaar resigned in disgrace in 1995 in the midst of a political scandal.
Analysts had expected Savisaar to coast to victory with strong support from the many left out in the ex-Soviet state's rapid turnaround into a liberal economy with few security nets.
Savisaar resigned in disgrace in 1995 amid allegations he had secretly tape recorded his political rivals.
edition.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/03/02/estonia.vote.reut/index.html   (580 words)

 News from the Baltics
Edgar Savisaar, widely criticized by the mainstream media for semi-authoritarian tendencies, has trumpeted a populist message targeted at Estonian residents who feel they haven't benefited from post-Soviet reforms.
Savisaar has clearly stuck a chord with many economically hard-hit voters and also among many ethnic Russian voters who recently won citizenship and will be voting in an Estonian national election for the first time.
Most analysts say that even if Savisaar is the nominal winner of the election, he will have a hard time wooing enough parties to join him in order to form a government.
www.balticsww.com /wkcrier/0215_0301_99.htm   (1981 words)

 East European Constitutional Review
Edgar Savisaar, the leader of the opposition left-wing Center Party (CP), put a scare into the governing three-party coalition in November after he almost succeeded in toppling it from power in Tallinn.
In October, Savisaar had sponsored a no-confidence motion in the Tallinn city government (which is led by the PPU mayor, Juri Mois), that had the necessary 33 signatures in the 64-member city council.
The episode, however, sullied both sides in the public eye, since Savisaar showed himself, again, to be bent on political intrigue, while the coalition was forced to take desperate measures in order to stay in power.
www.law.nyu.edu /eecr/vol10num1/constitutionwatch/estonia.html   (3753 words)

 Edgar Savisaar - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Death is prophesied to take him on the seventh day after the remaking of Elbonia, the day also being the 666th anniversary of the formation of the Soviet United Nations.
Edgar Savisaar has magickal power over his enemies, of whom only two are still alive - British Petroleum and ENIAC.
He helped our king Edgar Savisaar to rule United States of Estonia and poor Juhan Parts was sent to the hippies commune in Abu Dhabi.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Edgar_Savisaar   (443 words)

 Estonian Minister of Economy considers his running for president
TALLINN - Edgar Savisaar, the chairman of the Estonian Center Party on June 8, shrugged off speculations that he may emerge as one of the main contenders in the election of the Estonian president early this fall.
There were rumors among the opponents and the media that Savisaar may eventually join the presidential race.
Savisaar dismissed as extremely unlikely the prospect of his running against incumbent President Arnold Ruutel.
www.baltictimes.com /news/articles/15651   (262 words)

 Savisaar shames motherland with ‘unpatriotic words’
TALLINN - Center Party Chairman Edgar Savisaar upset both a coalition partner and the opposition when he voiced his brash opinion of Estonia’s social development model and the disparity between the have and have-nots.
Savisaar, who is economy minister in the current government, is seen by some as an outsider in this year’s presidential race, even though his name has not been put on any official lists.
“Savisaar may need to be reminded that our wage increase came as a result of economic growth, not economic growth at the expense of pensions,” he said.
www.baltictimes.com /news/articles/15274   (716 words)

 Baltic Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
TALLINN -- The picture of Edgar Savisaar in the last post below is one I took in Viru Square, Viru Valjak, in Tallinn in the run-up to the Estonian municipal election last October.
Unfortunately, however, Savisaar's poster is the standard style of political advertisement in Estonia, which owes its lineage to the "Great Man" Soviet era.
No party but the absolute fringe is seemingly going to go against the tide, although there is local grassroots resistance to the idea, and the public referendum on September 14th makes it the most important political issue this year.
balticblog.blogspot.com /2003_01_05_balticblog_archive.html   (2296 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Deadlock in Estonia election
The left-leaning Centre Party, led by formerly disgraced ex-minister Edgar Savisaar, won the most votes, gaining 25.4% of Sunday's poll, according to provisional results.
Nonetheless, the election cements a remarkable comeback for Mr Savisaar.
Res Publica campaigned on an anti-crime, anti-corruption platform, and was one the harshest critics of the controversial Mr Savisaar.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/2812233.stm   (356 words)

 A short history of Estonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
In 1990 Estonia holds free elections and Edgar Savisaar of the Eestimaa Rahvarinne (Estonian Popular Front) becomes prime minster.
Savisaar founds in 1991 the Eesti Keskerakond (Estonian Centre Party).
Savisaar is suceeded in 1992 by Tiit Vähi of the liberal Eesti Koonderakond as a care taker prime minister.
www.electionworld.org /history/estonia.htm   (488 words)

 BBC News | Europe | Estonian centre-right starts government talks
Former Prime Minister Edgar Savisaar's Centre Party won the largest number votes, taking 28 seats in the 101-seat parliament, known as Riigikogu.
Mr Savisaar said the announcement was a nervous over-reaction that attempted to anticipate events.
But correspondents say he has made little effort to hide his distaste for Savisaar's populist rhetoric and is under no obligation to designate the head of the largest party in parliament as premier.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/europe/292877.stm   (412 words)

 ÄP Online - summary
Savisaar, speaking at the party leadership meeting last Tuesday, said that emotionally it was difficult for him to vote for the EU accession at this point.
Some say that Savisaar’s sensitivity to EU accession may be linked to his role in restoring Estonia’s independence and to the issue of sovereignty.
Other claims that it may be related to the fact that it could be difficult for him to become prime minister when Estonia is in European Union.
www.aripaev.ee /2418/free/summary.html   (457 words)

 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on President Bush's Meeting With President Vytautus Landsbergis of Lithuania and Prime Ministers Ivars Godmanis of Latvia and Edgar Savisaar of Estonia
The three Baltic leaders, who are on a private visit to the United States, had requested the meeting, the President's sixth with Baltic officials during the past 12 months.
He said the United States hoped that all parties to these negotiations could be flexible and pragmatic in order to reach a just and lasting resolution of the problem.
bushlibrary.tamu.edu /research/papers/1991/91050802.html   (226 words)

 BONJOUR L'ESTONIE: Ilves versus Savisaar in presidential poll ?
Savisaar, who is minister of economy and communications, has so far not announced whether he will run in the presidential elections.
It was Mikhail Gorbachev, who was friends with Bush, Chirac and other heads of nations, but who, at the same time, drop by drop, lost the credit of his country until he was left without any faith.” “Then he became King Lear, who was walking on an empty beach with no one to rely on.
Savisaar has been accused several times for working on behalf of Russian interests, while Ilves has sometimes recklessly suggested ignoring Russia’s demands.
shaan.typepad.com /shaanou/2006/04/ilves_versus_sa.html   (960 words)

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Eleven political parties registered some 947 candidates for the 2 March 2003 parliamentary elections, with another 16 individuals running independently, when the Baltic State went to the polls to vote in a new government to lead it to European Union and NATO membership.
The electoral campaign focused on personalities, especially that of former Interior Minister Edgar Savisaar, leader of the Centre Party and Mayor of Tallinn.
Savisaar was forced to step down from his ministerial post in 1995 amid allegations he had secretly taped his political rivals.
www.ipu.org /parline-e/reports/2105_E.htm   (478 words)

 CER | Estonia: Prime Minister uses politicians for target practice
Mart Laar admitted last Friday that Savisaar's picture was used for target shooting in May 1999, even though his advisers emphatically denied the accusations made in an article published two days earlier in the Centrist weekly Kesknädal entitled "Who Misses is a Friend of Savisaar."
Mart Laar's party, Pro Patria Union, condemned Prime Minister Laar's thoughtless actions in the target shooting incident, as well as his initial haste in offering explanations, but is firmly in favor of the party leader staying on as head of the government.
Politicians from Pro Patria Union say the publication of the shooting incident two years later, and the ensuing political pressure for the prime minister's resignation, is a plot orchestrated by Edgar Savisaar.
www.ce-review.org /01/7/estonianews7.html   (1081 words)

 Edgar Savisaar Wikipedia, Flickr, Delicious Bash at Bashr.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Edgar Savisaar last updated: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 21:24:04 -0400
Edgar Savisaar (born May 31, 1950 in Harku Commune, Harju County, Harku women's prison), is an Estonian politician and the leader of the Centre Party.
Edgar Savisaar and Estonia People's Union leader Villu Reiljan supported jointly Arnold Rüütel's candidature for presidency in August-September 2006; Toomas Hendrik Ilves was elected though, a choice criticised and attributed by Savisaarvideo of Savisaar's reaction to the results: http://www.postimees.ee/240906/esileht/siseuudised/presidendivalimised_2006/219571.php?r to alleged hostile media and partisan lawmakers.
www.bashr.com /en_bio_pics/Edgar_Savisaar   (556 words)

 BakuTODAY.net - Deadlock in Estonian General Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Election officials say the Center Party of former Prime Minister Edgar Savisaar finished with a slightly higher vote tally, a little more than 25 percent of the ballots cast.
Savisaar expressed confidence he would be Estonia's next leader since his Center party won the most votes.
Savisaar, say they will form a coalition with other right-leaning parties.
www.bakutoday.net /view.php?d=3063   (406 words)

 BONJOUR L'ESTONIE: November 2004
The Tallinn city council relieved Mayor Edgar Savisaar from his post on 14th of October.
Edgar Savisaar, reports that he has many job offers.
Savisaar says that it cannot be ruled out that he may work as an advisor to a large company.
shaan.typepad.com /shaanou/2004/11/index.html   (6393 words)

 Jimi Hendrix - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
As the Ozone layer began to alter itself, God grew tired of his position, and ceded the throne to Rich Little.
He was very good friends with all the big music celebrities of the 1960's: The Allman Brothers, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Oscar Wilde, Shakespeare, Picasso, Elvis, Mozart, Jesus, Godrun Scywoman, Satan, Edgar Savisaar, Seven O'Clock, Soundgarden, Randy Newman, Oprah, The Simpsons, Timothy McVeigh, and Superman.
They were all iffy pals with him, but they did love to watch him "sing".
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Jimi_Hendrix   (1329 words)

TALLINN, April 12 (RIA Novosti) - Leading politicians of a new government coalition condemned last week's arrest of head of the Estonian-Russian transit company AS Spacecom Oleg Ossinovsky, on suspicion of unfair rivalry.
The newspaper Postimees said Tuesday that the leader of the Centrist Party, Edgar Savisaar, and the head of the parliament's legal commission, reformist Vajno Linde, said that Ossinosky was illegally arrested.
"When we come to power, we will investigate the materials of this incident in detail," Savisaar said.
en.rian.ru /onlinenews/20050412/39698054.html   (328 words)

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