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Finland Holds Anti-Russian Festival on Christmas Eve

The “Active Action” festival will be held in Finland on January 6-7 and will bring together LGBT figures, feminists, representatives of the so-called “independent” media from Russia in Helsinki. All of them will gather at the festival, where it is planned to develop “alternative coexistence policies”.   In fact, the newly-minted candidate for NATO openly organizes

Finland Failed to Get Financial Compensation From Russia for ‘Hanhikivi’ Project

The International Dispute Review Board (DRB) refused Finland to file financial claims to the Russian “Rosatom” company in the situation with the Hanhikivi-1 NPP, the contract for the construction of which Helsinki terminated this year. This was reported by the Director General of the Russian atomic state corporation Aleksey Likhachev.   The Finnish company, “Fennovoima”, 34

Russia International | Sports  | 21.12.22

Finnish Minister Spoke Against Russia’s Return to World Sport

Finnish Minister of Science and Culture, Petri Honkonen, said that Russia’s return to world sport is unacceptable. The politician considered that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would make a mistake if it softened its position towards athletes from Russia and Belarus.  “They should not be allowed back under any circumstances,” he said. On December 9,

Finland to Close Border for Russian Tourists Tonight

Finland is going to close the border for the entry of tourists from Russia next night, as reported by the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, citing sources.  “The new border rules should come into force as early as Thursday evening, unless the government at its meeting, which starts today at 1 pm, changes the schedule that

Finland Arrested Yandex Assets

Even though the Russian search engine Yandex is not under western sanctions, the “Helsingin Sanomat” newspaper wrote on Thursday, September 22, that the Yandex data center in Mäntsälä was arrested.  According to the Finnish newspaper, the executive body of Finland in August froze the local assets of Yandex on the basis of the inclusion of

Finland Proposed EU Imposing Travel Sanctions Against Russians

Finland has proposed to the EU to include a ban on issuing tourist visas in the list of anti-Russian sanctions, as well as terminate Schengen visas for Russians.  “Finland has proposed that in order to strengthen the unity of the EU, tourist visas should be included in the scope of EU sanctions. Finland considers it