Tag: Finland

Finnish Parliament to Vote on Reversing Russian Migrant Policy

Finland is gearing up for a crucial parliamentary vote that could dramatically alter its approach to handling Russian…

Europe’s new climate project launched in Finland

The European Commission on Monday inaugurated a sustainable development project, Destination Earth (DestinE), in Kajaani, Finland. At the…

Finnish gov’t proposes controversial border pushback bill to parliament

The Finnish government on Tuesday submitted to parliament a controversial bill that would authorize pushing back asylum seekers…

Finland to keep its border closed with Russia over migration concerns

Finland has announced its decision to maintain the closure of its border with Russia. The move comes amid…

Roundup: Strikes by major unions bring Finnish industry to standstill

Finnish foreign trade and production in major processing industries came to a complete standstill on Monday, due to…

Finland’s new president Stubb takes office

Alexander Stubb took office as the 13th president of Finland on Friday during a session of the Finnish…

‘No need’ for Finland to place US nuclear weapons on its territory — prime minister

Helsinki sees "no need" to deploy elements of the US nuclear arsenal on Finnish territory, Prime Minister Petteri…

Finland to vote in presidential election runoff

The runoff in the election to choose Finland’s 13th president from former Prime Minister Alexander Stubb and former…

Finland extends land border closure with Russia until mid-April

The Finnish government on Thursday decided to keep the land border with Russia closed until mid-April, citing security…

Moscow terminates Russia-Finland border cooperation agreement amid souring ties

The termination of the agreement between Moscow and Helsinki on facilitating border cooperation comes into force on Wednesday,…

Finland plans to fully ban Russian citizens from buying real estate in spring

Finland is preparing to completely ban Russian citizens from buying real estate in the country this spring, public…

Helsinki not had “trouble” with Moscow for decades– but now it will—Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a stern warning in response to Finland's decision to join NATO, stating…