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Finnish President Sauli Niinistö has described as “worrying” US plans to locate mid-range missiles in Europe and called for dialogue on the matter. Speaking during a joint press conference with his opposite number from Moscow Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Niinistö said that the situation was not governed by any agreements, something that was especially troubling from the European perspective.
August 21, 2019
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said on Tuesday that no issue or subject will be considered off the table when he meets with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin within the next few weeks.
August 13, 2019
Russia is planning to reform it’s tourist visa system, and introduce an online, free-of-charge visa for travel to certain areas, according to reports from a number of Russian media outlets.
July 24, 2019
Rare images of a brown bear attacking and killing an moose was captured by a camera in northeast Finland operated by the Border Guard over the weekend, according to a tweet issued by the agency on Monday.
July 24, 2019
The most attractive cities for residential real estate investors in Finland are Rovaniemi, Kuopio and Oulu, followed by Turku and Jyväskylä – all of which are university cities, according to a forecast published jointly by the Finnish Landlords Association and the Pellervo Economic Research Institute.
July 19, 2019
A citizen’s initiative to reform Finland’s mining law has received 50,000 signatures, meaning that the proposal now qualifies for consideration on the parliamentary floor.
July 16, 2019
The Finland to Estonia undersea rail tunnel project led by businessman Peter Vesterbacka has taken a step forward.
July 09, 2019
Finland’s Natural Resources Institute (Luke) has revised its benchmark assessment of target carbon sink levels, after discovering an error in its calculations.
June 11, 2019
As lawmakers have gathered at Helsinki’s House of the Estates for government formation negotiations over the past several days, demonstrators from various groups have also assembled there.
May 23, 2019
A major international military exercise began in Sodankylä, Finnish Lapland, on Wednesday. About 100 foreign soldiers are taking part in manoeuvres in Sodankylä, along with several Norwegian tanks.
May 16, 2019

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