Tag: Russia

  • The war in Ukraine had a large impact on immigration to Finland

    “Russia’s attack on Ukraine affected immigration to Finland in many ways. In addition to temporary protection, its effect was seen, for example, in the number of experts and seasonal workers,” said the CEO. Ilkka Haahtela. Temporary protection mechanism activated for the first time Finland grants temporary protection to those fleeing Ukraine as a result of […]

  • Haavisto: Finland and Sweden continue their journey to NATO

    Last week, Turkey broke off tripartite talks on Finland’s and Sweden’s membership applications in response to the burning of a Koran outside its embassy in Stockholm. Rasmus Paluda, a Danish-Swedish far-right decision-maker. Helsingin sanomat newspaper was revealed Last week, the decision-maker received support for his protest Chang Fricka Swedish journalist who has collaborated with an […]

  • Russian Teen Factory: The Doped Child Star and Scandal Coach

    A program by Cecilia Paulsson, 2023. Final mix: Maria Stockhaus. Cast: Nikolaj Majorov, Swedish Olympic participant in Beijing 2022.Lotta Falkenbäck, figure skating expert at SVT.

  • The fight to convict Putin of war crimes

    Cast: Zoya Vaschenkomother whose 32-year-old son was killed by shrapnel as he slept, one of about 70,000 cases being investigated as war crimes in Ukraine, Sviatoslav Ruban and Oleksandra Romantsova at the Center for Civil Liberties which investigates war crimes in Ukraine, Ove Bringinternational law expert and professor emeritus of international law, Olga and Arseny […]

  • More and more Russians apply to study in Finland, few want to return to Russia

    The number of Russian citizens applying to Finnish universities has increased by about a quarter this year.

  • The Finnish intelligence service is conducting more security investigations because of the war

    According to Supo, Russia’s attack on Ukraine has encouraged some organizations to more actively apply for background checks.

  • Putin was so wrong about Europe

    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 […]

  • Savola: Finland participates in the international supply of tanks to Ukraine

    “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 […]

  • President Niinistö is visiting Ukraine

    After the joint press conference after the meeting, the presidents will continue the discussion at a working lunch. In addition to meeting with President Zelensky, President Niinistö will visit Borodianka and Bucha, where the local authorities will show him the destruction of the war and tell about the suffering caused to civilians by the Russian […]

  • The Finnish Olympic Committee demands a competition ban for Russia and Belarus

    The committee “strongly” expressed its position on the matter to the IOC during the telephone conference and in writing, according to chairman Jan Vapaavuori.

  • Finland can reassess NATO’s bid Foreign Minister

    The country can imagine joining the alliance without fellow candidate Sweden, said Pekka Haavisto Sweden’s recent difficulties in obtaining Turkey’s consent to join NATO may cause Finland to seek only accession to the US-led military alliance, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has indicated. Helsinki and Stockholm submitted their applications for NATO membership together and would […]

  • Russian UFC fighter weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Khamzat Chimaev said Muslims in Sweden should be shown respect after far-right figure Rasmus Paludan publicly burned a copy of the holy book Russian-born UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev has said Muslims cannot look the other way after a far-right politician was allowed to publicly burn a copy of the Koran in Chimaev’s adopted homeland of […]

  • Turkey’s president says no support for Sweden’s NATO bid

    ISTANBUL – Turkey’s president cast serious doubt on NATO expansion on Monday after warning Sweden not to expect support for its bid to join the military alliance following weekend protests in Stockholm by anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Rasmus Paludan’s protest against the Koran on Saturday, saying it was an […]

  • EU approves new arms package for Ukraine

    The bloc’s foreign ministers agreed to give Kyiv nearly $550 million worth of arms EU foreign ministers approved a new tranche of military aid to Ukraine on Monday, Swedish officials have said. The arms bonanza is worth $542 million, but does not include the German tanks that Kyiv and its allies are hoping for. The […]

  • Trkiye rules out support for NATO’s hopeful bid

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rebuked Sweden for allowing a Koran-burning stunt and denied the country’s lack of ?respect? Turkey’s on-again, off-again support for Sweden’s application to join NATO has apparently ended for good due to Ankara’s outrage over a Koran-burning demonstration allowed outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. “The Swedish administration should not bother […]

  • Why can’t the West agree on how much military aid to send to Ukraine?

    German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has been under enormous pressure to deliver Leopard tanks to Ukraine. The government in Kyiv has long argued it desperately needs them to retake territory seized by Russia in its 2022 invasion, and to protect the rest of Ukraine from the Kremlin’s looming spring offensive. So far, Berlin has refused, and […]

  • More and more Swedes receive military deployments

    STOCKHOLM, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) — The number of Swedes with war deployments increased by 66,000 individuals to over 404,000 in the second half of 2022 and it is expected to increase further, Sweden’s Television (SVT) reported on Monday. According to the Swedish law, workplaces can order their employees to stay at work if the government […]

  • Russian UFC star weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Khamzat Chimaev said Muslims in Sweden should be shown respect after far-right figure Rasmus Paludan publicly burned a copy of the holy book Russian-born UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev has said Muslims cannot look the other way after a far-right politician was allowed to publicly burn a copy of the Koran in Chimaev’s adopted homeland of […]