Sponsored article For the first time in Iceland, the City of Reykjavik pays for Icelandic language courses and school support offered by the Blabla-skóli Academy for children from Poland, Ukraine and Venezuela! Free language courses for children are a big step in education and exceptional help! From January 2023, Icelandic language courses for children in […]
The largest number of arrivals last year were Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn country.
NATO talks in limbo Continued talks about the NATO issue with Sweden are pointless in the current situation, according to Turkey. At the same time, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that Sweden is in the most serious security policy situation since the Second World War. What does Sweden’s chief negotiator, the diplomat and […]
According to Supo, Russia’s attack on Ukraine has encouraged some organizations to more actively apply for background checks.
The number of deaths was particularly high in January (5,864) and December (5,820), but low in June (4,519). Life expectancy for newborn boys fell by 0.5 years to 78.6 years and for girls by 0.6 years to 83.8 years in 2022, which is a new low since 2017 and 2013. According to Statistics Finland, such […]
When the podcast started in January 2022, the world looked different. Putin’s Russia counted on Europe being divided and weakened. Ukraine did not believe that a large-scale war was imminent. Since then, a new security order has emerged and a united Europe has rallied behind Ukraine. Radio correspondents Russia turns one year old. Cast: Johanna […]
The Design Museum celebrates its 150th anniversary with a program featuring today’s top names in design
Show Kusta Saksi: In the Borderlands contains a wide selection of his textile artworks made with the jacquard weaving technique between 2013 and 2023. Several large works commissioned for the exhibition are also on display. The borderland exhibition explores the moments between reality and illusion, which are the starting point for several of Saks’s works. […]
Today at 10:00 am, an avalanche of slush descended on the town of Patreksfjörður. The avalanche did not reach any homes, but fell along the same route as the 1983 avalanche. The avalanche this morning was much smaller than forty years ago, but there is still a lot of snow in the mountains above the […]
The prosecutors say that the special advisor paid the Ministry of Finance approximately 13,700 euros for the communications training of Katri Kulmuni, who was the Minister of Finance at the time. Kulmuni is not charged with any crimes.
“Finland’s contribution cannot be too great in light of our defense capabilities. We are not yet a member of NATO, and we cannot compromise on our own defense, Savola said. He estimates that Finland could offer training and maintenance services to Ukraine in addition to tanks. Although decisions on the details of the support package […]
The head of Ähtäri Zoo says that it might be time to throw in the towel on its expensive panda project.
The head of the Police Academy, Ólafur Örn Bragason, expects that the stun guns that will be introduced to the police will not be used too often or less than ten times a year in this country. Ólafur Örn, admitted that we have a lot of training ahead of us in the use of this […]
The Finnish defense minister suggested that the country could help Ukraine at least with tank training and maintenance, as the number of tanks in Finland is limited.
Swiss no in 2022Denmark already last year asked the Swiss for permission to send around 20 vehicles – a request the Swiss rejected. Now the Swiss claim that it should be possible for other countries to re-export Swiss military equipment because it concerns a violation of the international prohibition on the use of force. The […]
Keskivikko lehdet: While traveling alone, Niinistö meets students in Ukraine and Finland’s future in the game
The newspaper wonders if Finland would really join NATO without Sweden.
The German-made Leopard tank has increasingly come to be portrayed as the holy grail of Ukrainian defense. Finland, Poland and Latvia have said they want to send parts of their leopard stocks to Ukraine, but Germany has continued to hesitate and withheld clear statements. Hear about how charged the issue is in Germany and what […]
Niinistö’s visit to the war-torn country was not publicly announced in advance for security reasons.