Tag: President of Ukraine

  • Live: IAEA chief Grossi arrives at the nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia

    Live: IAEA chief Grossi arrives at the nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia

    The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi arrived for a visit to the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine late Wednesday morning. He described the situation there as “very dangerous” on Tuesday, a day after meeting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in the Zaporizhzhia region. Follow our live blog for […]

  • Live: The UN nuclear chief visits the power plant in Zaporizhzhia

    Live: The UN nuclear chief visits the power plant in Zaporizhzhia

    Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), is expected to visit the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine on Wednesday. He described the situation there as “very dangerous” on Tuesday, a day after meeting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in the Zaporizhzhia region. Follow our live blog for the latest […]

  • Finland needs Hornet jets in the coming years, says the Minister of Defense

    Finland needs Hornet jets in the coming years, says the Minister of Defense

    The Foreign Minister agreed with the assessment Pekka Haavisto (Green). The F-18 Hornets, the first of which were delivered to Finland in 1995, would probably not be very useful at the end of their life cycle in Ukraine, Haavisto estimates. prime minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has not ruled out the possibility of delivering some of […]

  • Live: Ukraine says ‘survived the hardest winter in our history’

    Live: Ukraine says ‘survived the hardest winter in our history’

    Ukraine has survived the “hardest winter” in its history, enduring months of Russian strikes on critical infrastructure, the country’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. The fight to defend the eastern city of Bakhmut from Russian forces intensified, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in […]

  • The European Union agreed on new sanctions against Russia on the anniversary of the war

    The European Union agreed on new sanctions against Russia on the anniversary of the war

    President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen had promised the president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky According to DW, during his visit to Kiev earlier this month, the EU would “seek to have the tenth sanctions package in place” by the year mark of the Russian invasion. The new sanctions target entities that support […]

  • Japan, other G7 leaders tighten sanctions against Russia

    Japan, other G7 leaders tighten sanctions against Russia

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and other Group of Seven leaders adopted a set of additional sanctions against Russia over its war on Ukraine at an online G-7 summit on Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of the start of the invasion. The leaders renewed their commitment to “intensify our diplomatic, financial and […]

  • The EU approves the tenth package of sanctions against Russia

    The EU approves the tenth package of sanctions against Russia

    The European Union approved a tenth package of Russia sanctions on Friday night, the anniversary of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, the Swedish EU presidency said. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time (GMT+1). 8:46 a.m.: Biden says he doesn’t “anticipate” China providing arms to Russia United States President Joe […]

  • Live: Fierce fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Live: Fierce fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday that fighting was still raging in Soledar, a key eastern front-line town that the Russian mercenary group Wagner previously said it controlled, as Moscow announced a new military commander in Ukraine. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris […]

  • Ukraine in the biggest economic recession since independence, war “responsible”

    Ukraine in the biggest economic recession since independence, war “responsible”

    Economic experts said the dangers and uncertainty remain high, especially if Russia continues to target the country’s vital infrastructure. Quotation Yulia SvyrydenkoAl Jazeera, Ukraine’s economy minister, described the collapse as less severe than expected, although it was the biggest in any year since Ukraine gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. “The success of […]

  • Joakim Paasikivi answers listener questions about the war

    Joakim Paasikivi answers listener questions about the war

    The full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been ongoing since February 24, when the Russian president declared that he had launched what he calls a “military special operation”. During the past year, Radio Correspondents Russia have received a lot of questions from our listeners. To answer the questions, we have assembled a panel of experts who […]

  • Trump’s second worst Christmas yet

    Trump’s second worst Christmas yet

    The committee that reviewed the storming of the 2021 congress presented its conclusions this week. The committee finds that former US President Donald Trump bears the lion’s share of the blame for the attack, and the committee recommends that the Department of Justice file charges. President of Ukraine to Washington Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is […]

  • Live: Ukraine’s Zelensky meets Biden in Washington

    Live: Ukraine’s Zelensky meets Biden in Washington

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is expected to visit Washington on Wednesday for a meeting with US President Joe Biden and an address to Congress, according to the White House. Read our live blog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+1). 7:16 a.m.: Zelensky says “on his way […]

  • Winter hiatus in Ukraine conflict could last up to 6 months: Report

    Winter hiatus in Ukraine conflict could last up to 6 months: Report

    “You’re already seeing the bad weather in Ukraine slowing things down a little bit. It’s getting really muddy, which makes it difficult to do large-scale attacks,” U.S. Policy Undersecretary of Defense Colin Kahl said the newspaper. Meanwhile, the conflict is expected to enter a new phase due to the enforced pause in troop movements, according […]

  • The EU plans to propose a monthly package of 1.5 billion euros to Ukraine

    The EU plans to propose a monthly package of 1.5 billion euros to Ukraine

    A positive development: this week we are presenting a financial support package for Ukraine for 2023. The EU is on Ukraine’s side as long as it lasts.” This happened after the President of the EU had a conversation with the President of Ukraine on Sunday Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The main focus of the discussion was on […]

  • Live: Putin says civilians in Ukraine’s Kherson should be evacuated

    Live: Putin says civilians in Ukraine’s Kherson should be evacuated

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that civilians in Ukraine’s Kherson region should be evacuated from the conflict zone, the Kremlin chief’s first acknowledgment of a worsening situation in a region he claims to have annexed. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. All times are local time in Paris (GMT+1). 14:28: G7 ministers […]

  • Live: France accuses Russia of endangering world food supply

    Live: France accuses Russia of endangering world food supply

    French President Emmanuel Macron, during a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday, accused Russia of endangering the world’s food supply by suspending its participation in a Ukrainian grain deal. Macron also assured Zelensky that France would help Ukraine get through the winter and help repair water and energy infrastructure damaged by Russian […]

  • Live: Germany fires cybersecurity chief over suspected Russia ties

    Live: Germany fires cybersecurity chief over suspected Russia ties

    The head of Germany’s national cyber security agency has been fired following reports of possible links to Russian intelligence, the interior ministry announced on Tuesday. His dismissal came as several regions of Ukraine and the capital Kyiv experienced power outages following several Russian airstrikes targeting energy facilities across the country. Read FRANCE 24’s live blog […]

  • Russia appoints new general to command troops in Ukraine war

    Russia appoints new general to command troops in Ukraine war

    He previously served as commander of Russia’s Eastern Military District and led Russian forces in Syria, reports TASS. In particular, Russia recently annexed four regions of Ukraine – Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions. The war between Russia and Ukraine appears to be entering a new phase after Kiev dealt a major blow to Moscow’s […]

  • Live: Fourth leak found on Nord Stream’s pipelines

    Live: Fourth leak found on Nord Stream’s pipelines

    Sweden’s coast guard discovered a fourth gas leak on the damaged Nord Stream pipelines earlier this week. The European Union suspects Russian sabotage was behind the leaks on the underwater Russian Nord Stream pipelines to Europe and has pledged a “robust” response to any deliberate disruption of its energy infrastructure. Follow our live blog for […]

  • Russia will officially annex four regions of Ukraine tomorrow

    Russia will officially annex four regions of Ukraine tomorrow

    He added that Putin will make a speech on this occasion. A referendum organized by Russian authorities to annex the occupied territories of Ukraine was largely considered a “scam” and has been widely criticized by several countries. Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz Germany said Germany would never accept the results of the “fake” referendums on […]

  • The European Commission proposes additional sanctions against Russia due to the escalation in Ukraine

    The European Commission proposes additional sanctions against Russia due to the escalation in Ukraine

    “Russia has escalated its aggression against Ukraine to a new level and we are determined to make the Kremlin pay the price for this continued escalation,” he tweeted, citing the sanctions as “more products that cannot be exported to Russia, especially in a key position.” technology that its war machine needs.” Von der Leyen proposed […]

  • Live: First shipment of Ukrainian grain reaches Turkish waters

    Live: First shipment of Ukrainian grain reaches Turkish waters

    The first shipment of Ukrainian grain since Russia’s invasion reached Turkish territorial waters on Tuesday near the entrance to the Bosphorus. The number of border crossings from Ukraine has exceeded 10 million, the UN refugee agency reported. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). 21:30: Fighting in […]

  • Live: First Ukrainian grain shipment passes inspection in Turkey

    Live: First Ukrainian grain shipment passes inspection in Turkey

    A Russian and Ukrainian team carried out an inspection in Istanbul on Wednesday of a cargo ship carrying the first shipment of grain from Ukraine since the Kremlin’s invasion, Turkish officials said. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). 18:52: UN launches fact-finding mission in Ukraine’s prison […]

  • Live: First Ukrainian grain shipment heading to Lebanon

    Live: First Ukrainian grain shipment heading to Lebanon

    A cargo ship carrying the first shipment of grain from Ukraine since the Kremlin’s invasion is on its way to its final destination in Tripoli, Lebanon, after a Russian and Ukrainian team completed an inspection of the vessel in Istanbul on Wednesday. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris […]

  • First Ukrainian grain shipment heading to Lebanon

    First Ukrainian grain shipment heading to Lebanon

    A cargo ship carrying the first shipment of grain from Ukraine since the Kremlin’s invasion is on its way to its final destination in Tripoli, Lebanon, after a Russian and Ukrainian team completed an inspection of the vessel in Istanbul on Wednesday. Read about today’s events as they unfolded. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). […]

  • Turkey says three grain ships will leave Ukraine on Friday

    Turkey says three grain ships will leave Ukraine on Friday

    Plans are in place for three more grain ships to leave Ukraine on Friday, Turkey said, following the departure of the Sierra Leone-registered Razoni on Monday. France has taken in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began more than five months ago, authorities said Thursday. Read about today’s events as they unfolded. All […]

  • The cyber attack targets the news agency STT

    The cyber attack targets the news agency STT

    News agency STT shut down part of its systems on Friday as a result of a malicious attack on information systems. STT told Yle that it is investigating the possibility of a data leak with STT’s CEO Kimmo Laaksonen the organization had been in contact with the authorities after the breach. It is not uncommon […]

  • EU Commissioner: Ukraine’s arms trade fuels violence in criminal networks in the European Union

    EU Commissioner: Ukraine’s arms trade fuels violence in criminal networks in the European Union

    Such smuggling “fuels violence in criminal networks in the European Union”, Johansson said, adding that the center will be a “one-stop shop” that will allow the EU’s border agency Frontex to support local border agencies and enable Europol. to share information. An EU official highlighted the differences in the arms trade process: “It’s hard to […]

  • Live: Ukraine’s war at the center of the “important” NATO summit in Madrid

    Live: Ukraine’s war at the center of the “important” NATO summit in Madrid

    The war in Ukraine will be in focus for a NATO summit in Madrid, its secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, is considered “crucial” for the alliance’s future on Wednesday. Finland and Sweden will be formally invited to join the alliance after Turkey put down its opposition on Tuesday. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. […]

  • Live: “You will not win,” the Spanish prime minister told Putin

    Live: “You will not win,” the Spanish prime minister told Putin

    The war in Ukraine will be in focus for a NATO summit in Madrid, its secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, is considered “crucial” for the alliance’s future on Wednesday. Finland and Sweden will be formally invited to join the alliance after Turkey put down its opposition on Tuesday. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. […]

  • Live: Zelensky asks for modern artillery, money in address to NATO

    Live: Zelensky asks for modern artillery, money in address to NATO

    The war in Ukraine is in focus for a NATO summit in Madrid, its secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, was considered “important” for the alliance’s future on Wednesday. Finland and Sweden will be formally invited to join the alliance after Turkey put down its opposition on Tuesday. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. All […]

  • Live: Zelensky links Donba’s fate to battle over Severodonetsk

    Live: Zelensky links Donba’s fate to battle over Severodonetsk

    The fight for the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk is brutal and will determine the fate of the Donbas region, said President Volodymyr Zelensky, as Russian troops devastated the city in an attack aimed at controlling eastern Ukraine. Follow FRANCE 24’s live coverage of the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT + 2). […]

  • Live: Zelensky visits Ukraine’s east as Russia presses Donbas

    Live: Zelensky visits Ukraine’s east as Russia presses Donbas

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made his first trip to the country’s war-torn east on Sunday since the start of the Moscow invasion, when Russian forces intensified their efforts to conquer key cities in the Donbas region. Follow today’s development on FRANCE 24’s live blog. All times are Paris time (GMT + 2). 20:10: Zelensky says […]

  • Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine Unites Europe, US Ambassador Says

    Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine Unites Europe, US Ambassador Says

    In early May, VOA Eastern Europe bureau chief Myroslava Gongadze spoke with Mark Brzezinski, the U.S. ambassador to Poland. This interview has been edited for clarity and brevity. VOA: So, Ambassador Brzezinski, Poland has been very active in supporting Ukraine. Brzezinski: Absolutely. VOA: As ambassador, how do you feel? Do the European Union and other […]

  • The Finnish Prime Minister urges the West to increase support for Ukraine and tighten sanctions against Russia

    The Finnish Prime Minister urges the West to increase support for Ukraine and tighten sanctions against Russia

    “Finland is ready to play its part to help,” he added, emphasizing the importance of a united, courageous and determined EU. On Thursday, Marin paid a short visit to Ukraine at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal. He also met with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and the Speaker of […]

  • This is how President Zelensky shapes the image of Ukraine

    This is how President Zelensky shapes the image of Ukraine

    Volodymyr Zelenskyj is the famous comedian who played president in the TV satire “Servant of the People” but who was later elected the real president of Ukraine. He has previously done humor sketches where he worked hard with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Zelensky is now leading the country through a war after Putin launched what […]

  • When fiction becomes reality – about the psychology of war

    When fiction becomes reality – about the psychology of war

    In the Radio Correspondents Russia, the guests analyze the war in Ukraine on the basis of their respective works of art. We talk about the parallels between reality and the TV series “Servant of the People” in which the current President of Ukraine Zelensky plays the lead role. Also hear about the drama film “Kiborgi” […]

  • Why hurry to NATO now?

    Why hurry to NATO now?

    Perhaps we also need to consider why we have not sought NATO before. This is not the first time Russia has attacked a neighboring country recently. We could mention the invasion of Afghanistan, which led many Western countries to boycott the Moscow Olympics. But not Finland. Then there is the invasion of Georgia, the occupation […]

  • Live: Zelensky invites Macron to see evidence of genocide in Ukraine

    Live: Zelensky invites Macron to see evidence of genocide in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he had invited French President Emmanuel Macron to visit Ukraine to see for himself evidence that Russian forces had committed “genocide”, a term that President Emmanuel Macron has avoided. Earlier, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said that the strategic port city of Mariupol “has not fallen” and that the besieged […]

  • Live: Russian deadline for Mariupol troops to hand over passports

    Live: Russian deadline for Mariupol troops to hand over passports

    A Russian deadline for besieged Ukrainian fighters in Mariupol to “surrender or die” has passed. Russia gave troops trapped in Avozstal’s steelworks a few more hours on Sunday afternoon to lay down their arms in exchange for saving their lives. Russia previously took credit for destroying an ammunition factory near Kyiv. Humanitarian roads for the […]

  • Live: Another military factory near Kyiv was destroyed by Russian attacks

    Live: Another military factory near Kyiv was destroyed by Russian attacks

    Russia took the credit for destroying an ammunition factory near the Brovary settlement, near Kyiv, on Sunday. No humanitarian routes for the evacuation of civilians will be opened in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Ukraine and Russia have failed to reach an agreement, said Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk. Follow our live blog for […]

  • Live: Russia warns attacks on Kyiv “will intensify”

    Live: Russia warns attacks on Kyiv “will intensify”

    Russia’s Defense Ministry warned on Friday that it would intensify attacks on the Ukrainian capital Kyiv in response to attacks on Russian soil, after accusing Ukraine of targeting Russian border towns. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time (GMT + 2). 10:23: Ukraine says they exchanged captured soldiers […]

  • Live: 5 dead in new Russian missile attacks on Kyiv

    Live: 5 dead in new Russian missile attacks on Kyiv

    The threat that Russia could potentially use tactical or low-yield nuclear weapons in Ukraine cannot be taken lightly, but the CIA has not seen much practical evidence to reinforce that concern, CIA chief William Burns said on Thursday. Burn’s comments underscored concerns that the largest attack on a European state since 1945 could escalate into […]

  • Finland must prepare for Russia’s advocacy campaigns, Supo’s chief says

    Finland must prepare for Russia’s advocacy campaigns, Supo’s chief says

    An early notification of the upcoming may have been received on Friday. The websites of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were blocked by denial-of-service attacks coinciding with the appearance of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky In the Finnish Parliament. “They are expected. And they are kind of visible, but […]

  • PM: Finland is in favor of tightening sanctions against Russia

    PM: Finland is in favor of tightening sanctions against Russia

    prime minister Sanna Marin (SDP) said on Saturday that all Western companies must leave Russia. Marin’s comments came days after the president of Ukraine Volodomyr Zelenski spoke in parliament and told MPs that Finland could face Ukraine. Marin said that in addition to providing financial and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, Finland is ready to send […]

  • The website of the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense is the target of a cyber attack

    The website of the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense is the target of a cyber attack

    The websites of the Finnish Ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs were out of order on Friday, the ministries announced in separate tweets shortly before 1 p.m. The Department of Defense said its website crashed due to a denial of service (DoS) attack and is investigating the matter. Head of Communications at the Ministry of […]

  • Watch live: Ukrainian President Zelensky is speaking in parliament

    Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky will address Parliament on Friday, April 8 at 1 p.m. According to the Speaker of Parliament, Zelensky’s speech to the legislators was at Finland’s request. Matti Vanhanen. "We informed Ukraine two or three weeks ago that we were ready to give the President the opportunity to speak here." Vanhanen explained and […]

  • Friday’s newspapers: Russia’s rethinking, Zelenski’s speech in parliament, floating gas terminal

    Friday’s newspapers: Russia’s rethinking, Zelenski’s speech in parliament, floating gas terminal

    Ilta-Sanomat is one of those magazines carry the report on Thursday in an interview with a Kremlin spokesman on the war in Ukraine Dmitry Peskov British Sky News reporter Mark Austin where he said Russia needs to step up its security efforts in its western territories. In an interview, Austin pointed out that Russia’s attack […]

  • President Zelenski of Ukraine will address the Finnish Parliament

    President Zelenski of Ukraine will address the Finnish Parliament

    President of Ukraine Volodomyr Zelensky must speak in Parliament on Friday at 1 p.m. The speech will be broadcast via a video link and is expected to take about 15 minutes. Zelensky speaks Ukrainian, and MPs are offered simultaneous interpretation into English. Yle shows the speech live on TV1, offering interpretation into Finnish and Finnish […]

  • Wednesday’s newspapers: Russian power plug disconnection, summer work, winter tires

    Wednesday’s newspapers: Russian power plug disconnection, summer work, winter tires

    By Kauppalehtinews of the atrocities committed by Russian troops in Ukraine was a turning point that discouraged continued buying energy from Russia. The magazine asked Jari KostamaDirector of Energy Production of the Finnish Energy Industry Association, what it means for Finland to cut energy imports from Russia. The short answer is that Finland is doing […]

  • The President of Ukraine “gives up” – so the truth is bent by fake videos

    The President of Ukraine “gives up” – so the truth is bent by fake videos

    Around the first of April, many media outlets usually sneak an April Fool’s joke into their reporting, something that has begun to feel increasingly difficult to do in view of accusations of fake news in recent years. And not least now during the propaganda war that goes hand in hand with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. […]

  • Niinistö: Opinion polls show that people’s support is needed for NATO membership

    Niinistö: Opinion polls show that people’s support is needed for NATO membership

    President Sauli Niinistö believes that recent opinion polls, which consistently show a majority in favor of Finland’s accession to NATO, show the support of the people, which is a precondition for the countries applying for an alliance. "NATO needs to know that there is popular support. I think we already have it," Niinistö said in […]

  • Live: Biden arrives in Brussels for trio of summits on Ukraine’s war

    Live: Biden arrives in Brussels for trio of summits on Ukraine’s war

    US President Joe Biden arrived in Brussels on Thursday to attend a series of NATO, G7 and EU summits on the war in Ukraine. Biden will later visit Warsaw to meet Polish President Andrzej Duda. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the latest updates on the situation in Ukraine. 06:45 am: Zelensky calls for global […]

  • • VMA in Skutskär, Uppsala County

    • VMA in Skutskär, Uppsala County

    The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyj addressed the US Congress and asked for more support in the war against Ukraine. The United States is behind Ukraine, but there are certain borders it does not want to cross, for fear of provoking Putin. Political peace in Washington At the same time, US politicians are showing clear […]

  • Niinistö will discuss the crisis in Ukraine with European leaders in Zelensky in London

    Niinistö will discuss the crisis in Ukraine with European leaders in Zelensky in London

    Finnish President Sauli Niinistö met with the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson In London on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. They are also said to have spoken to the Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. Niinistö was in London at a two-day summit of the JEF (Joint Expeditionary Force). The JEF is a […]

  • Urgent monument to Ukraine in front of the Russian Embassy in Helsinki

    Urgent monument to Ukraine in front of the Russian Embassy in Helsinki

    Anti-war protesters have erected a memorial to the victims of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in connection with the Russian embassy in Ullanlinna, Helsinki. On Tuesday, a demonstration in connection with the demonstration stated that the conflict has claimed the lives of nearly 10,000 victims since the Russian invasion began on 24 February. Next to […]

  • Niinistö stressed the need for an immediate ceasefire in his talks with Putin

    Niinistö stressed the need for an immediate ceasefire in his talks with Putin

    Niinistö estimates that the catastrophe caused by the war and the deep human suffering will escalate after the third week of war, noting that this will affect opinions in the West. He also drew attention to the safety of Ukraine’s nuclear power plants. Russian forces have fired and taken control of two nuclear facilities during […]

  • Monday’s newspapers: Finnish food security, market turmoil and Zelenski Street in Helsinki

    Monday’s newspapers: Finnish food security, market turmoil and Zelenski Street in Helsinki

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is putting pressure on the global food system, and Finland is facing rising food prices, the report said. Helsingin sanomat newspaper. Finnish fertilizer companies are already experiencing pressure, and some are telling HS that they are concerned about Russia’s ability to restrict exports of fertilizer raw materials. One of these companies, […]

  • The traffic map of Helsinki renamed the Russian Embassy Volodymyr Zelenskyy Park

    The traffic map of Helsinki renamed the Russian Embassy Volodymyr Zelenskyy Park

    The map of the route planner used by the Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) has been obtained from the ‘Volodymyr Zelenskyy Park’ at the address where the Russian Embassy is normally located. Users looking for their tram stop could see buildings related to the Russian embassy at Tehtaankatu 1 on Thursday, which was renamed in honor […]

  • Young Finns take part in the battle in Ukraine

    Young Finns take part in the battle in Ukraine

    Aatu opens his suitcase at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to reveal a green military backpack, a bulletproof vest, a radio telephone and the hymnbook of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. The 23-year-old is one of three young men interviewed at Yle Airport. The men said they were traveling to Ukraine as volunteers to join the country’s […]

  • The Danish government will send anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

    The Danish government will send anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

    The Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has confirmed that the country will send around 2,700 shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles to the Ukrainian army. “It is the first time in recent history that Denmark has donated weapons to a country at war,” she said. Exact type unconfirmed Neither she nor Minister of Defense Morten Bødskov revealed the […]

  • The TV star who became President of Ukraine

    The TV star who became President of Ukraine

    Of: Fredrik Wadström The feature was broadcast in Good Morning World on February 27, 2022.

  • Russia’s threat to Finland "nothing new," Niinstö says

    Russia’s threat to Finland "nothing new," Niinstö says

    Finnish President Sauli Niinistö NATO has offered to share up-to-date confidential information on the crisis in Ukraine with Finland and Sweden. "Finland and Sweden can, if they wish, intensify their information exchange and strategic communication with NATO." he told the press on Friday. Niinistö attended the alliance’s emergency summit as president of Russia on Friday […]

  • “Let’s sit at the negotiating table”: Ukrainian President to Putin

    “Let’s sit at the negotiating table”: Ukrainian President to Putin

    Kiev [Ukraine]February 25 (ANI): Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin sit down at the negotiating table amid escalating tensions over Russia’s military actions in Ukraine. “I would like to address the President of Russia once again … let’s sit at the negotiating table to stop people dying,” Zelenskyy said in a […]

  • Halla-aho: Sanctions imposed on Russia "ineffective"

    Halla-aho: Sanctions imposed on Russia "ineffective"

    The economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and the EU are not effective, says the chairman of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee. Jussi Halla-aho (Finnish people). Halla-aho told Yle Radio 1 on Wednesday morning that the sanctions will affect the country’s economy and the daily lives of Russian citizens, but will not […]

  • Niinistö: The situation in Ukraine is similar to that in Finland before the Winter War

    Niinistö: The situation in Ukraine is similar to that in Finland before the Winter War

    – Now, however, it is worth noting that the meeting is being prepared sometime in the middle of next week. [Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey] Lavrov and [US Secretary of State Antony] Blinken“he added.” But yes, there are nasty signs in Ukraine. “ President of the United States Joe Biden on Friday stated Putin […]

  • Western allies fear that the Kremlin will extend armed threats

    Western allies fear that the Kremlin will extend armed threats

    LVIV, UKRAINE – Ukraine’s Western allies warned last week of an “imminent” attack from Russia, and earlier this week that turned into an attack that remained a “distinct possibility”. But now a consensus is being formed that the Kremlin intends to keep NATO and Kiev in suspense and is preparing to continue with a strategy […]

  • This is how the Ukraine crisis threatens Europe’s economy

    This is how the Ukraine crisis threatens Europe’s economy

    Host:Hanna Malmodin Guests and voices in the program:Andreas Liljeheden, correspondent at Brussels Swedish RadioKristian Åström, financial commentator EkotElena Lovén, fund manager Swedbank RoburBjarne Scheldrop, SEB’s chief analyst for raw materialsBörje Ekholm, CEO EricssonJohan Torgeby, CEO of SEBJens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATOJoe Biden, President of the United StatesAnthony Blinken, Secretary of State for the United […]

  • Finnish Foreign Minister: It is important that the United States reaffirms its support for Ukraine

    Finnish Foreign Minister: It is important that the United States reaffirms its support for Ukraine

    It was important for the President of the United States Joe Biden the Foreign Minister reaffirmed the country’s support for Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity Pekka Haavisto (Green) told Yle on Monday morning. He stated that Europe, the EU and Finland also support Ukraine’s integrity. In recent weeks, Russia has amassed tens of thousands of […]

  • Niinistö will meet Putin in Moscow on the table of trade, transport and climate

    Niinistö will meet Putin in Moscow on the table of trade, transport and climate

    Finnish President Sauli Niinistö met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday at the Kremlin in Moscow. The meeting took place just as the Russian capital had to close amid record-breaking daily Covid-19 deaths. Due to the pandemic, this was their first face-to-face meeting since Putin visited Helsinki in August 2019. They have had telephone […]

  • Blinken promises continued support to Ukraine

    Blinken promises continued support to Ukraine

    In Kiev, the new administration’s Foreign Minister Antony Blinken has met the President of Ukraine. Blinken promised continued security cooperation, but not the military support or NATO membership that was President Volodymyr Zelensky’s desire. But Foreign Minister Blinken sees a continued threat from Russia for Ukraine, even after the Russian troops left the border area.