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Finland’s Katja Gauriloff on making ‘Je’vida’, the first Skolt film in the Sámi language

Finnish director Katja Gauriloff won top prize this week at the Finnish Film Affair’s Works in Progress Fiction showcase for ‘Je’vida’, an intimate historical drama that is the first film ever made in the Skolt Sámi language. . The film centers on Iida, an elderly Skolt Sámi woman who finds herself selling her family’s former […]

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Finland detects large number of fake travel documents at its eastern border

Finnish border guards have announced that a large number of fake travel documents have been detected at the country’s eastern border. In one of its most recent press releases, Finnish border guards revealed that only during a ten-day period, September 8-18, 2022, they detected a total of 22 fakes. Belgian residence permits at the Easter […]

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Finland has had the worst of the current variants of the coronavirus, expert tells YLE

THE PATIENTS with Covid-19 no longer exert a significant strain on healthcare resources in the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS). YLE reported on Saturday that the hospital district had fewer than 40 coronavirus patients in hospital care and zero patients in intensive care on Thursday. More than two-thirds of patients had also sought […]

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Finland’s Fortum to relaunch inactive coal-fired power plant to increase power capacity

The sign of Finnish energy company Fortum is seen at its headquarters in Espoo, Finland July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HELSINKI, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Finnish utility Fortum (FORTUM.HE) said on Friday it plans to add 560 megawatts (MW) of capacity to the Nordic electricity market […]

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Statkraft signs ten-year renewable PPA with Umicore in Finland

Umicore’s manufacturing plant produces precursor cathode active materials and refines cobalt. Credit: Statkraft. Norwegian state-owned energy company Statkraft has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Umicore, a Belgium-based materials technology company. The PPA will ensure the annual supply of 60 GWh of clean energy from 2024 to 2033 to power Umicore’s site in Kokkola, […]

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Denmark vs Finland: which one should you visit?

Fancy a trip to Scandinavia, but you don’t know which country to visit? Both Denmark and Finland are great choices, but which is better for a first-time visitor? Although Denmark and Finland are similar in some ways, the two are distinctly different places that would take months, if not years, to fully explore. We’ll go […]

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Findynet in Finland paves the way for interoperability

The Nordic countries have been at the forefront of digital payment innovation for decades and the adoption of electronic identity documents (eID) is no different. However, ensuring market openness for electronic identity services while maintaining end-user privacy and security can be a difficult undertaking. To meet this challenge, Findynet Cooperative, an initiative made up of […]

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Finland boosts green transition – in permit and appeal procedures, priority is given to investment projects

The government has adopted a government proposal to boost investments in the green transition*. The aim is to reduce Finland’s dependence on fossil fuels, increase its energy autonomy and move towards a more ecologically sustainable economy. The proposal would prioritize permit applications for investment projects important to the green transition in permit procedures under the […]

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Nokia and Telia Finland bring SA 5G to FWA

Nokia teamed up with Telia Finland to launch what the pair claimed was the first commercial 5G standalone (SA) network with network slicing for fixed wireless access (FWA), allowing the operator to prioritize network traffic depending on demand. Telia said it was introducing SA 5G to its FWA home broadband services and the deal with […]

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Top 10 Reasons Sweden and Finland Will Regret Joining NATO – scheerpost.com

By David Swanson / World BEYOND War Friendly advice to my brothers and sisters from Finland and Sweden. There are people at the Pentagon and Lockheed Martin laughing at you. You shouldn’t feel special. They make fun of the American public all the time. But bringing countries with a much higher standard of living, better […]

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Finland will meet Switzerland in the opener of the 2023 Ice Hockey World Junior Championship

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made […]

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Finland launches €10 billion support program for energy companies

“According to our estimate, this [loan and guarantee scheme] would concern some thirty electricity-producing companies. It is not a question of handing out free money to businesses, but of loans granted to them under very strict conditions,” Finance Minister Annika Saarikko said in a statement on Sunday. The proposed scheme – due to be presented […]

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2022, Exceptional Business Growth, Regional Outlook and Forecast to 2030 – Big Apple Buckets

The recent research report published by Report Ocean provides insight into the Professional headsets Finland and Norway Market. According to this published competitive intelligence analysis, the global market Professional headsets Finland and Norway The market is predicted to witness a promising rise in annual revenue (USD in Mn) in 2021. A comprehensive overview and insights […]

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FittedFest: send a positional summer to Finland

I gathered early last Saturday morning, took a two-hour ferry ride to Finland, then drove to the lakeside town of Lahti, just over 60 miles from Helsinki. Here a group of enthusiasts known as the CDLC community have put on what I believe to be the best position show Northern Europe has ever seen. Being […]

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Finland detects small amount of radioactivity, says no health impact

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Small amounts of radioactive isotopes have been detected in air samples taken in Kotka, southeast Finland, but there is no risk to humans and similar findings are “completely normal”, the country’s nuclear safety watchdog said. Wednesday. “The observed radioactivity has no […]

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Finland to close main highway for fighter jet landing exercise

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HELSINKI, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Finland will close a section of one of its main highways for a week in September to allow its air force to practice take-offs and landings on a road designed to serve as a wartime reserve track, local authorities said. said […]

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Governor of the Bank of Finland stresses the importance of the digital euro in transforming the monetary landscape

Bank of Finland Governor Olli Rehn has spoken out in favor of the regional digital currency planned by the European Central Bank (ECB), the digital euro. Speaking before a panel at the University of California, Rehn touted the digital euro as an integral part of the monetary system, as seen in the current digital currency […]

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New regional campaign – Eastern Finland Region – Regional Policy

08/25/2022 Regional campaigns are deployed around a familiar location and highlight EU ideas and initiatives that make a difference at local level. These regional campaigns with an ultra-local and smiling flavor are in partnership with the Regions. In Eastern Finlandfrom August 25 to September 25, 2022, these emblematic initiatives and places are promoted: City bikes […]

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Finland prepares for power outages this winter

Finland should prepare for possible power cuts this winter in the event of a power shortage, the Finnish grid operator said on Tuesday, in another warning of an energy crisis in Europe after gas supplies of Russia has been severely reduced. In the case of Finland, Gazprom halted all gas deliveries to Russia’s western neighbor […]

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Finland asks the question: does a prime minister have the right to party? | Region

HELSINKI — In a leaked video, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin is seen dancing and singing with friends at a private party. The 36-year-old leader poses for the camera. She is sitting on her knees, her hands behind her head. She is entangled in a group hug. She is having a good time. Countless similar […]

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NATO expansion in Finland and Sweden is a danger to world peace – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

By David CavendishOn Wednesday August 10, President Joe Biden signed the treaty admitting Sweden and Finland to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). This follows last week’s action by the Senate, which voted 95 to 1 (with one voting member “present” and three not voting) to ratify the treaty. Earlier this summer, the House of […]

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Opinion – As a member of NATO, Finland will be a security provider

Russia’s long-standing foreign policy based on military power and its declared goal of a security structure based on a division into spheres of interest in Europe took on a new dimension when it launched a war of aggression against Ukraine in February 2022. The war has demonstrated a lowering of the threshold for the use […]

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Temperatures in southern Finland could hit 30C on Tuesday

LAST WEEKEND, temperatures reached 25°C as far north as Vaasa. Joonas Koskela, a meteorologist at YLE, told the public broadcasting company on Sunday that warm air is expected to continue to spread further north on Monday, pushing the mercury to over 25C, possibly as far north as Oulu. . Warm air is currently expected […]

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ARTHUR CYR: Finland and Sweden further strengthen NATO | New

On August 3, the US Senate overwhelmingly approved Finland and Sweden joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The vote was 95 to 1, well over the two-thirds required for approval. This supports expansion into the strategically vital Arctic, which will significantly expand Russia’s borders with NATO members. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an occasional […]

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Tree hugging championships will be held on August 20 in the Finnish Arctic – Eye on the Arctic

A competitor from Poland at the 2020 Tree Hugging Championships in Arctic Finland. (Eat Shoot Drive/Courtesy HaliPuu) The third annual Finnish Arctic Tree Hugging Championships take place on August 20 and organizers say they are looking forward to another successful event. “The contest is a fun way to bring attention to nature and how trees […]

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Finland may resort to power cuts this winter | New

Due to the energy crisis in Europe, Finland may have to limit the supply of electricity to households in order to avoid shortages. It’s a good idea for households to be prepared for pre-planned power outages, even if they are unlikely. Image: Henrietta Hassinen / Yle Finland may have to resort to rolling interruptions next […]

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Rail route of the month: soaring over the primeval forests and lakes of Finland | Public holidays in Finland

Jhe monumental facade of Helsinki’s main train station has an elegant symmetry. Four giant granite men, each holding a lantern, are there to greet me. It’s seven o’clock before a quiet Saturday morning and I’m here on a mission eastbound, heading for the only passenger railway in the European Union to cross the 30th meridian […]

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Finnish national parks still draw crowds after pandemic peaks – Eye on the Arctic

Perämeri National Park in Lapland. (Mina Aula / Yle) Take a look at what continues to draw thousands of people to remote and pristine natural areas across the country. In the first two years of the Covid pandemic, 2020 and 2021, Finland’s national parks and other natural sites have become extremely popular domestic travel destinations, […]

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UK tightens ties with Finland and US in high-level readiness exercise

The deployment follows the UK’s Joint Security Declaration with Finland signed in May. More than 750 soldiers from the UK, US and Finland gathered this week in Niinisalo, western Finland, to take part in the four-day high readiness exercise. Partner nations practiced interoperability between air and ground forces before Finland joined NATO. This type of […]

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WRC stars prepare for rollercoaster ride in Finland

More lightning-fast, super-smooth gravel stages await when the FIA ​​World Rally Championship heads to Finland next week (August 4-7) for round eight of the 2022 season. After the counter in WRC Estonia in mid-July, Rally Finland offers more high-speed thrills with the country’s forest roads akin to a ride on a rollercoaster thanks to a […]

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THL: Covid vaccine may have saved 10,000 lives in Finland this year | New

A senior official at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare says the Covid-19 pandemic has moved into an endemic phase, meaning it remains constant at a baseline level. Mika Salminen, director of health security at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), has been a key figure in handling the pandemic since early […]

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“Turkey expects Finland and Sweden to meet expectations”

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey still had concrete expectations of Sweden and Finland regarding its concerns over terrorist groups, as both countries pledged to respond to Ankara’s demands to become members of NATO. “We are awaiting responses to our extradition requests and both countries should not expect Turkey to compromise,” Erdoğan said during a […]

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Record number of Thai berry pickers expected in Finland this summer | New

Now in its second year, the ‘Berries Act’ addresses some of the issues faced by migrant workers in industry. Thai authorities have authorized more than 4,000 berry pickers to work in Finland in 2022, 500 more than in previous years. Image: Vesa-Pekka Hiltunen / Yle The number of Thai berry pickers arriving in Finland this […]

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Finnish THL recommends extending fourth round of vaccination as early as July

THE FINNISH INSTITUTE for Health and Welfare (THL) has issued a new recommendation to expand the fourth round of coronavirus vaccination. THL revealed on Monday that it recommends that municipalities begin offering fourth doses of the vaccine to certain population groups before the end of this month or, at the latest, at the beginning […]

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Finland’s Jone Illi crowned junior champion of the FEI European Show Jumping Championship

At the 2022 FEI European Show Jumping Championship for Young Riders, Juniors and Children in Oliva Nova, Spain, the medals were decided in Saturday’s competitions: first in the individual final for juniors, then in the team final for the children. Presented by Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort, Saturday’s individual final for juniors started with […]

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Why the “natoization” of Sweden and Finland is bad news for Putin

LThe strong and weak reverberations of the Russian-Ukrainian war continue to permeate the reorientation of the global security architecture, notably that of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO. Interestingly, while Russian President Vladimir Putin sought the “Finlandization of Ukraine”, five months later he achieved the exact opposite, i.e. the “Natoization of Europe”. “. For […]

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Finland approves seabed leases for two offshore wind projects

July 15 (Renewables Now) – The Finnish government has given the go-ahead to lease state-owned maritime areas for two major offshore wind projects, according to an official statement. Seabed concessions will enable the construction of offshore wind farms off Korsnas in the Ostrobothnia region and Pori in the Satakunta region. The first area, located about […]

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Ecolab Inc. (USA) and Kemira Oyj (Finland) are leading players in the water treatment chemicals market

“Browse through 346 Market Data Tables and 47 Figures spread over 286 Pages and In-Depth TOC on ‘Water Treatment Chemicals Market’” Water Treatment Chemicals Market by Type (Coagulants & Flocculants, Corrosion Inhibitors, Scale Inhibitors, Biocides & Disinfectants, Chelating Agents), End Use (Residential, Commercial, Industrial) and Region The global water treatment chemicals market size is expected […]

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Denmark vs Finland: Live Score Updates (0-0) | 07/12/2022

12:07 PM3 minutes ago 5′ Total domination of Denmark which seeks to do damage as quickly as possible. 12:01 PM10 minutes ago 0′ Start the match at MK Stadium. 11:57 13 minutes ago About to start The presentation of the match and the national anthems begin, we are a few minutes from the start of […]

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Wicker calls for NATO support in Finland

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the U.S. Helsinki Committee, this week led a group of lawmakers to meet with senior European government officials and discuss options for increase security and cooperation. While in Europe, Wicker met with the Finnish President and Swedish Foreign Minister, Defense Minister, […]

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Adrià Alsina calls on Sweden and Finland to preserve their democratic values ​​- ANHA | HAWARNEWS

Adrià Alsina spoke to ANHA about the agreement signed between NATO, Turkey and the anti-Kurds and said: “The agreement confirms once again the authoritarian Turkish administration which has been judged on several occasions before international tribunals for violation of human rights, freedom of thought and organization, political rights of the opposition and suppression of national […]

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Norway must now reconsider the scope and mission of its armed forces – PRIO Blogs

Norway is getting safer. Not only the military balance will change, but also the geographical situation. Swedish PM Magdalena Andersson and Finnish PM Sanna Marin. Photo: Finnish Government via Flickr The Nordic region is now more capable militarily than it has been for centuries. And Russia is in a historically weak position. Norway was […]

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Putin’s war in Ukraine is now officially a disaster: Finland and Sweden will join NATO

Sweden and Finland took another important step toward NATO membership on Tuesday. The 30 member states of NATO have signed an accession protocol for the two Nordic countries. It is now up to governments to ratify the protocols. Both Sweden and Finland are used to working with NATO as partner countries. They attended NATO meetings […]

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Finland cuts bear hunting quota by a third, 20 fewer licenses in the North – Eye on the Arctic

Cubs under one year old are protected from hunters. Permits to cull 70 bears will be issued for reindeer herding areas in northern Finland, 20 less than last year. ( Pentti Kallinen / Yle ) Finland’s bear population has reached 2,400, but fluctuates as the animals cross the Russian border. Finland’s bear hunting quota will […]

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Wind – World Kinect Energy Services wind project helps Finland reach sustainability milestone

The project is an extension of a partnership between energy and sustainability solutions provider, World Kinect Energy Services (WKES), and renewable energy developer and operator, wpd Europe (wpd). This is the second PPA between the two parties and follows the development of the 188 MW Karhunnevankangas wind farm in the Österbotten region in western Finland […]

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Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO membership is a ‘strategic mistake’

Anatoly Glaz. File photo MINSK, July 1 (BelTA) — NATO expansion is its strategic mistake, reads a press statement by Anatoly Glaz, head of the Office of Information and Digital Diplomacy, press secretary of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, published on the website of the Foreign Ministry, BelTA has learned. “The position of the […]

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Wallpaper Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Wallpaper market the research examines the status and future prospects of the Wallpaper market from the perspective of competitors, regions, products and applications/end industries. The global wallpaper market is segmented by products and applications/end industries in this analysis, which also analyzes the various players in global and key regions. […]

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The ballast water chemical treatment market is booming globally with Wartsila Corporation (Finland), Xylem Inc. (USA), Evoque Water Technologies LLC (USA), etc.

The latest research study published by DLF “Global Ballast Water Chemical Treatment Market” with 100+ pages of analysis on business strategy adopted by key and emerging industry players and provides know-how on current market development, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, status of market view and status. Understanding the segments helps to identify the importance of different […]

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The national hydrogen network to be developed in Finland

Strong points : The Finnish government wants to start with three hydrogen networks based in different regions The public company Gasgrid Finland will be in charge of the infrastructure necessary for the transfer of hydrogen in the country. The race to carbon neutrality continues, at least in parts of Europe. While the accelerating expansion of […]

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How NATO will change if Finland and Sweden become members

Russia’s assault on Ukraine has prompted Finland and Sweden to seek membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), putting them on the fast track to joining the transatlantic alliance if the political obstacles can be overcome. Their membership would considerably widen NATO’s border with Russia and mark a new entrenchment of geopolitical rivalry. What […]

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Avrupa Minerals Announces Sampling Results and Progress at the VMS Target in Kolima, Finland

(TheNewswire) Geochemical results confirm the presence of distal and disseminated VMS-type zinc mineralization, although the source is still unknown; Multi-elemental and exploratory geochemistry supports the possibility of massive proximal VMS-like mineralization within a 5 km radius; The combination of geology, SkyTEM geophysics and new geochemical results suggests several well-defined target areas for first pass drilling […]

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Finland and Sweden’s continued NATO membership is the exact opposite of what Putin wanted for Russia’s neighbors

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) No one should be surprised by the decision of the Swedish and Finnish governments to apply for full membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Since the start of the Russian assault on Ukraine on February 24, 2022, […]

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Johnny Depp shaves and appears in Finland

Ia surprising way, Johnny Depp surprised his Scandinavian fans and was caught without warning at an airport in Finland, the country he arrived in days after winning a legal battle with his ex-wife Amber Heard. Cheerful appearance So far, it is not known whether the American actor’s stay in the Nordic region is because he […]

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Putin wanted the ‘Finlandization of NATO’ but got the ‘NATO-ization of Finland’

Biden told AP that Putin wanted the Finnishization of NATO by invading Ukraine. Putin instead got the “NATO-ization of Finland,” the president said. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine led Finland to break with a long history of neutrality and pursue NATO membership. Loading Something is loading. President Joe Biden, in a new interview with The Associated […]

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Finland shows interest in Nigeria’s gas fields

Finland has expressed interest in tapping into Nigeria’s huge gas fields, saying it is looking for ways to diversify its energy sources. This followed the decision of European Union member countries to end their dependence on Russian gas and seek alternative gas suppliers after Russia invaded Ukraine. Revealing this during an interview with reporters in […]

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Finnish real estate market heading for a price slowdown | New

Housing market price growth has slowed the most in the capital region, according to Nordea. According to Nordea, interest rates on home loans are expected to continue to rise over the next two years. Image: Petteri Bülow / Yle OP Financial Group and Nordea Bank predict that house price growth in Finland will slow this […]

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Instalco gains ground in Finland

Installco expands its geographical presence by acquiring a company in Kuopio, located in the center-south Finland. The company that Installco will acquire, Kuopion LVI-Talo Oyoffers heating, plumbing and air conditioning solutions. Kuopion LVI-Talo was founded in 2015 and serves customers in and around the city of Kuopio, located in the region of Finland called North […]

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News: Visit of the NATO Secretary General to Finland, 12-Jun.-2022

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is in Kultaranta, Finland on Sunday, June 12, 2022, to participate in the Kultaranta talks and meet with President Sauli Niinistö, Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto and other senior Finnish officials. . Speaking alongside President Niinistö, the Secretary General stressed that Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO membership would further strengthen the Alliance’s […]

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Finland’s first FSRU to be placed at Inkoo Port of Fortum

Finnish energy companies Gasgrid and Fortum have agreed to place Finland’s first floating LNG terminal, the FSRU Exemplar, at Fortum’s Port of Inkoo. Courtesy of Fortum Inkoo is a deep water port located on the southern coast of Finland. It is close to gas pipelines distributing gas mainly to industrial end users in the Baltic […]

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Finland urged to support Bangladesh’s UNSC bid

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam on Tuesday sought Finland’s support for Bangladesh’s candidacy for the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). He made the request when Finland’s non-resident ambassador to Bangladesh, Ritva Koukku-Ronde, called him into her office on Tuesday, according to a Foreign Ministry press release. In response, the Finnish Ambassador […]

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New climate change law aims for carbon neutrality – Climate Change

June 08, 2022 Castren & Snellman Lawyers To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. On May 25, 2022, Parliament approved the government proposal for a new climate change law (government proposal HE 27/2022 vp). The law is due to come into force on […]

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Wartsila opens sustainable tech hub in Finland

Wartsila has opened a 250 million euro ($267.4 million) sustainable technology hub for decarbonization in the marine and energy sectors, as the company underlines its determination to advance the objectives of energetic transition. The power and propulsion equipment supplier will invite customers, corporate partners and universities to participate in the hub, located in Vaasa, Finland, […]

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Winter War between Finland and Russia: Northern Lights and Molotov Cocktails

Horse Transport Section, Savonlinna, May 1940. Dunlop is far right. Photo provided by Fiona Dunlop As Finland races towards NATO membership in the face of Russian aggression, it’s time to remember how this Baltic country was invaded by its powerful neighbor more than 80 years ago. In November 1939, a centuries-old border dispute between the […]

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NATO membership for Sweden and Finland would be difficult for Russia, says US general

US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley speaks during a press conference also attended (L-R) Swedish Supreme Commander Micael Byd駭, Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and the Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist, aboard the US amphibious warfare ship USS Kearsarge in Stockholm, Sweden, June 4, 2022. (Photo by Fredrik PERSSON / […]

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The project that marks a stain in Finland’s relations with Russia

Finland’s men’s ice hockey team won the world championships on home soil in spectacular fashion on Sunday, sparking tumultuous celebrations among normally reserved Finns. It caps an impressive time for the Nordic nation, which submitted its NATO bid earlier in the same month after a sufficiently thorough and well-prepared process and dealt with Russia cutting […]

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The new electronic cooling technology market is booming globally

According to research experts from Qurate Research, “Global New electronic cooling technology Market 2022 Insights, Size, Sharing, Growth, Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Forecast to 2028.” The study is an anthology of in-depth research studies on many aspects of the global Electronic Cooling New Technologies industry. It is an admirable effort to offer a true and transparent […]

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Russo-Ukrainian war: tiny Åland islands in question as Finland tries to join NATO

Finland is about to join NATO, breaking its longstanding policy of neutrality. Video / ABC Moscow has lambasted Finland’s official offer to join the NATO alliance, threatening unspecified retaliation if it succeeds. But early on he targeted an obscure set of islands and a strategic channel. Finland’s bid to join the 30-nation military alliance comes […]

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Turkey demands “concrete measures” from Sweden and Finland

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday he was confident Turkey’s objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO could be overcome quickly, perhaps in time for a summit of alliance leaders at the end of next month. At a Washington press conference with Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto, Blinken said the […]

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1st highly probable case of monkeypox in Finland; Denmark to get vaccinated: highlights | world news

Cases of monkeypox are rising globally with the World Health Organization (WHO) confirming 131 confirmed cases and 106 suspected cases of the virus in 19 countries on Wednesday. Most of these cases have not been serious and experts have said that monkeypox is not as contagious as Covid-19. Read also| Can monkeypox and Covid-19 coexist? […]

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Allied Air Command | Sweden practices national defense with support from partner Finland and NATO allies

RAMSTEIN, Germany – The Swedish Armed Forces conduct their annual air defense exercise Luftförsvarsövning (LFÖ 22) from 16 to 25 May integrating Finnish forces and with the support of NATO air forces. Amid Sweden’s and Finland’s NATO membership application process, the annual Swedish national defense exercise LFÖ22 takes place in southern and central Sweden. Participating […]

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Russian threat deters Baltic and Finnish bond investors

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has jittered bond markets in the Baltics and Finland, and discouraged international investment in the region as fund managers seek to avoid geopolitical risks. Debt investors are turning away from Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, and are showing a preference for other markets further from the Russian border, said André Küüsvek, […]

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Russia Bans 963 Americans From Country; Finland holds talks with Turkey over NATO bid – live

Turkey has always supported NATO’s open door policy and the solidarity of member states, but Turkey continues to have reservations about Sweden’s relationship with Kurdish militants, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson in a phone call. He added that Turkey “expects Sweden to take concrete and serious steps to show […]

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Sweden, Finland tied to PKK elements, main problem with NATO bids: Erdoğan

Sweden’s and Finland’s ties to individuals and so-called organizations that operate under the control of the YPG/PKK terror group are the “main problem” in their bid for NATO membership, it said on Friday. the Turkish President to the British Prime Minister. In a phone call, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Boris Johnson discussed bilateral relations, as […]

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Turkey objects as Sweden and Finland seek NATO membership

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Turkey’s president on Monday complicated Sweden and Finland’s historic bid for NATO membership, saying he could not allow them to become members of the alliance because of their perceived inaction against Kurdish activists in exile. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doubled down on comments last week that the two Nordic countries’ path to […]

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Five developments as Finland announces NATO decision

2. Finland to announce NATO decision as Sweden hosts key meeting Finland’s government is expected to formally announce its intention to join NATO on Sunday, as Sweden’s ruling party holds a landmark meeting that could pave the way for a joint bid. Less than three months after Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the two […]

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After Finland, Sweden announces its candidacy for NATO; Items from Turkey

Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist (L) and Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde present an analysis of security policy at a press conference in Stockholm (AFP) STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s NATO membership would boost national security and help stabilize the Nordic and Baltic regions, Foreign Minister Ann Linde said on Friday, a day after neighboring Finland […]

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Live Updates | Finland supports NATO membership :: WRAL.com

By The Associated Press HELSINKI — Finland’s president and prime minister say they favor applying for NATO membership, paving the way for the alliance’s expansion in response to Russia’s war in Ukraine. Thursday’s announcement by President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin means Finland is virtually certain to apply for NATO membership, although there […]

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Patrol spots rare wolverine along Finland-Russia border | News

A video clip showed the wolverine running impatiently towards border guards, then the animal suddenly stopped and ran away. File photo of a wolverine. There were around 400 wolverines in Finland in the spring of 2021, according to the Natural Resources Institute (Luke). Image: Pentti Kallinen / Yle A rare wolverine was spotted by border […]

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Finland celebrates the opening of its honorary consulate in Phnom Penh

A reception was recently held at MARA Restaurant in Phnom Penh to celebrate the opening of the Honorary Consulate of Finland in Phnom Penh on September 1, 2021. The event brought together not only the new Honorary Consul, Timo Järvinen, but also the L’ Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia, Jyri Järviaho, Elina Multanen, the Ambassador’s […]

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Rinkytown Blog: Trio of Gophers on their way to Finland for the World Championships – The Rink Live

The whirlwind of air travel and duct tape that has been 2022 so far for former Gophers star Ben Meyers will include a trip to Europe in the near future. On Wednesday, Meyers was one of three former Gophers named to Team USA for the upcoming IIHF World Championships, to be played later this month […]

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Hardwood Pulp Market Outlook 2022-2029 | Key Players – Centralpaper Finland, Resolute Forest Products, Rayonier Advanced Materials, UPM Pulp

Latest Market Research Report analyzes Hardwood Pulp Market Demand by Different Segments Size, Share, Growth, Industry Trends and Forecast to 2028 in its database, which depicts a systematic picture of the market and provides an in-depth explanation of the various factors that are expected to drive the growth of the market. The Universal Hardwood Pulp […]

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5G IoT Market including Top Key Players Ericsson (Sweden), Nokia (Finland), Huawei (China), AT&T (US), Verizon (US), Sprint (US)

North America, March 2022,– – 5G IoT Market Research Report Includes In-Depth Study of Key Global 5G IoT Market leading players as well as the company profiles and planning adopted by them. This helps the marketer of 5G IoT report to get a clear view of the competitive landscape and plan 5G IoT market strategies […]

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Media Gateway Market Size, Trends and Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States – The latest research report provides a comprehensive assessment of the media gateway market for the forecast year 2022-2029, which is beneficial for companies regardless of their size and turnover. This survey report covers key market insights and industry approach to COVID-19 (Omicron) in the coming years. The Media Gateway market […]

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Russia to Threaten Finland After NATO Bid: Ex-PM Stubb | NATO News

Spring this year could herald a new security order for Finland and Sweden as both countries prepare to apply for NATO membership. In January, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin reiterated her country’s traditional position that it had no intention of joining the security alliance. But in early April, she noted that “everything had changed” since […]

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Finland’s favorite stamp of 2021 depicts a forest in autumn

By Denise McCarty Two stamps featuring photographs that capture the colors of autumn topped the popularity poll to select the most beautiful Finnish stamp of 2021. The poll was conducted by Posti, the Finnish postal and logistics service provider. The stamps were issued on September 8, 2021, in a five-part installment called Glimmer of Fall. […]

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Media Gateway Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – the media gateway market is the ultimate tool to help industries, businesses and organizations make informed decisions for their business growth. With the help of market tactics and strategies covered here, it becomes easy for trading players to maintain their position in the market. Market research plays an important role […]

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Finnish Foreign Minister says there is no point in delaying NATO membership application

NNA | Update: April 23, 2022 11:03 p.m. STI Moscow [Russia]April 23 (NNA/Sputnik): Finland should not delay applying for NATO membership as it may become more difficult to join in the future, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said on Saturday. .“What worse thing could happen for Finland to at least consider NATO,” Haavisto told Finnish […]

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Wireless in Buildings Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – the In-Building Wireless Market is the ultimate tool to help industries, businesses and organizations make informed decisions for their business growth. With the help of market tactics and strategies covered here, it becomes easy for trading players to maintain their position in the market. Market research plays an important role […]

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Finland and Sweden consider NATO membership in the face of Russian aggression

A revival of patriotism flourishes in Sweden and Finland in the face of new neighboring Russian aggression. Neutrality has been a cornerstone of both countries’ foreign policy for decades, but the war in Ukraine is changing everything. “I think it will happen quite quickly, in weeks, not months,” Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said. Helsinki […]

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Peat production falls faster than expected in Finland – but could be on the way back | News

Since the end of wood imports from Russia, energy producers have been considering a return to peat, which was on the verge of extinction due to its climate impact. Burning peat for electricity emits more C02 than coal, while harvesting it causes other environmental damage. Image: Kare Lehtonen/Yle 19.4. 14:14•Update 19.4. 14:19 High-emission peat could […]

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A small satellite transforms the Finnish space program

2022 has been a busy time for space launches – with the liftoff of the first fully private space mission last week and the launch of NASA and SpaceX’s Crew-4 to the International Space Station postponed until later this month . On a more international level, a new player is emerging in the space industry. […]

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Ukraine: Russia would deploy nuclear weapons near Finland and Sweden if…

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned on Thursday that Russia would deploy nuclear weapons near the Baltic states and Scandinavia if Finland or Sweden decided to join NATO. Medvedev, who was deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council and president from 2008 to 2012, posted on Telegram that if any of the countries joined, it […]

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Russian forces appear to move military equipment to Finnish border in video

Russian forces appear to have moved military vehicles near the country’s border with Finland in unverified footage. The unconfirmed footage, shared online on Monday, showed at least two Russian military vehicles heading towards the border with Finland. In the clip, shared on Twitter by user OSINTdefender, the vehicles appear to be K-300P Bastion-P, which are […]

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Wallpaper Market Size, Trends and Forecasts

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Research provides an encyclopedic study of Wallpaper market with holistic information about important factors and aspects impacting the future growth of the market. The wallpaper market has been analyzed for the forecast period 2022-2029 and the historical period 2015-2021. To assist players to gain thorough understanding of the […]

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Peace in Ukraine? – Former Prime Minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb

12:36 WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? Talks to bring peace to Ukraine appear to have stalled somewhat following the escalation of allegations and counter-allegations of war crimes in the region. But as peace talks resume, what could the two sides really negotiate with? And what does it really feel like to be part of such discussions?A man […]

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NATO chief says Finland welcome to join allies

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday that the US-led alliance of 30 members would “warmly welcome” Finland if the Nordic country applied for membership in light of the Russia’s war in Ukraine. Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said on Thursday that the country, which shares a 1,300 kilometer border with Russia, would soon […]

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NATO chief says Finland and Sweden welcome to apply for membership | Region

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO would quickly welcome Finland and Sweden into its ranks with open arms if they decide to apply, the military alliance’s top civilian official said Wednesday, as Russia’s war on Ukraine is boosting the public support of the two Nordic countries for membership. The military organization could also be ready to provide […]

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Finland’s Erdoğan and Niinisto discuss barriers to defense export

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in a phone call with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto, said on Monday that Turkey expects obstacles preventing the export of military equipment to be lifted “at a time when the importance of cooperation in the field of defense industry has increased”. The two leaders discussed bilateral relations as well as […]

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Two Finnish delegations visit the land of copper | News, Sports, Jobs

HOUGHTON — FinnZone is pleased to announce that two separate delegations from Finland will be arriving in Keweenaw during the week of May 16 to assess opportunities for expansion and collaboration. FinnZone will host a delegation of five companies from central and northern Finland, sponsored by JAMK University of Applied Sciences and the […]

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Saudi economy minister discusses bilateral relations with Finland and Georgia

JEDDAH: The second edition of the Jeddah season is set to begin in early May, the National Events Center has announced. It follows the success of Riyadh Season, which recorded more than 15 million visits in five months. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Jeddah season will take place this year, with […]

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Southern and central Finland prepare for the Northern Lights show | News

The phenomenon should be visible in the Finnish sky as soon as night falls on Thursday evening, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute. Forecasts call for mostly clear skies on Thursday. Image: Tomi Hanninen According to the Finnish Meteorological Institute, the chances of seeing the Northern Lights over southern and central Finland are “high” in […]

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floating LNG terminal in Estonia needs Finland and Latvia | Economy

Timo Tatar, Undersecretary for Energy at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, told ETV news program “Aktuaalne kaamera” (AK) on Tuesday that the state should: “Find out which other countries are ready to get involved in the project and clarify what options are still on the table. “In fact, for Finland to be ready […]

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Heathrow and Gatwick: Latest travel rules for Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland

Now that spring is well and truly underway, you may be eager to plan an idyllic getaway to celebrate. As major concerns around Covid appear to be leveling off, there are a number of countries you can now easily visit – as long as you are aware of the latest travel rules. Here’s all the […]

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Finnish police reveal that Russian embassy in Finland receives several bomb threats: report

Finnish police informed that the Russian Embassy in Finland had received bomb threats in recent weeks. Heikkin Porola, chief superintendent of the Helsinki Police Department, said the Russian Embassy started receiving threats after Russia launched a military attack on Ukraine, yle reported. The threats were made against the Moscow Embassy in Finland through letters and […]

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Cognitive Radio Market to Show Striking Growth with Gamers – Kyynel (Oulu, Finland) – ChattTenn Sports

New York, United States:the Cognitive radio market The report published on DECISIVE MARKETS INSIGHTS includes a meticulous study that shows the development of technology and innovations that can change the performance of the market during the forecast period 2020-2027. The report provides a comprehensive study on the latest emerging market trends, drivers, opportunities, restraints and […]

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Heathrow and Gatwick: Latest travel rules for Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland

Now that spring is well and truly underway, you may be eager to plan an idyllic getaway to celebrate. As major concerns around Covid appear to be leveling off, there are a number of countries you can now easily visit – as long as you are aware of the latest travel rules. Here’s all the […]

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Putin brings Finland and Sweden closer to NATO membership

What a difference three weeks can make. Since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, European policies have changed, seemingly at lightning speed. Even Germany was encouraged to take its defense commitments seriously and correct its military shortcomings. Denmark has announced its intention to meet the NATO target of devoting 2% of its GDP to defence. Italian Prime […]

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Finland and Sweden fight against the benefits of NATO membership

In 1961, as the Cold War reached its height, Finnish Foreign Minister and former Prime Minister Rolf Torngren attempted to explain his country’s policy of neutrality to the rest of the world. “For some”, he acknowledged, “the existence of an independent neutral state, a Western democracy, alongside the Soviet Union, maintaining its freedom in friendship […]

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Happiest countries in the world: Finland is number 1 for the fifth consecutive year

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The devastating loss of life and growing uncertainty has the world on edge, […]

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Solar storm triggers dazzling display of aurora borealis over Finland

LAPLAND, Finland — A solar storm turned skies a brilliant green hue over Scandinavia on Sunday evening, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day week. “All night it was a crazy show,” Jasim Sarker wrote on Finnish tourism website Visit Lapland. The solar flare hit Earth early Sunday and triggered a geomagnetic storm about four […]

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A long-delayed nuclear reactor is commissioned in Finland | Region

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s long-delayed and expensive new nuclear reactor went online Saturday in hopes it will bolster the Nordic country’s electrical self-sufficiency and help meet its carbon-neutral goals. Finnish operator Teollisuuden Voima said that Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor in the west of the country started supplying electricity to the national power grid. It will […]

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Finland to source transport fuel from manure and other by-products – EURACTIV.com

Finnish dairy producer Valio and energy company St1 are launching a biogas plant to produce renewable transportation fuel in a bid to find new energy sources and improve the country’s self-sufficiency. The joint venture project called Suomen Lantakaasu will include eight to ten facilities, making it the largest biogas liquefaction and biogas plant in the […]

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Will Ukraine be like Chechnya or Finland?

It is often assumed that strategies are chosen on the basis of careful thought and objective facts, but strategic culture – the lived and inherited experiences of decision makers – is sometimes more influential. As we try to gauge how Vladimir Putin will respond to Ukraine’s courageous resistance, two Soviet/Russian military experiences can help us […]

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Avrupa reaches agreement to purchase four projects in Finland

Vancouver, BC – TheNewswire – March 9, 2022 – Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:UAVs) (OTC: AVPMF) is pleased to announce the conclusion of a definitive agreement with Akkerman Exploration BV (AEbv), a private exploration company based in the Netherlands, for the acquisition of three Copper-Zinc projects in the VMS district of Pyhasälmi and of a gold […]

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Finland’s Gasum will buy electricity from a 44 MW Finnish wind project

March 8 (Renewables Now) – Finnish state-owned energy company Gasum Oy has signed an agreement to withdraw most of the output from a 44 MW onshore wind farm in Finland. The supplies will be made under a 10-year power purchase agreement with London-based renewable energy investment platform Renewable Power Capital (RPC), it said on Tuesday. […]

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Hardwood Pulp Market Size 2022-2029

New Jersey, United States,-Global Hardwood Pulp Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022-2028. This research report covers key aspects of the Hardwood Pulp market, including drivers, limitations, past and current trends, regulatory scenarios, and technological developments. An in-depth study of industry’s role in the COVID-19 outbreak. A comprehensive risk assessment and industry recommendations have been made […]

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The United States and Finland want to strengthen security cooperation

Finland is the EU country with the longest national border with Russia. The country is not a member of NATO, but a close partner in the military alliance. Finland is considered an essential link in the very tense relations between the EU and the Kremlin. “Finland is a key partner of the United States and […]

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Will Finland and Sweden join NATO now?

A historic change is underway in Finland. For the first time, most Finns want to join NATO. On the other side of the Baltic Sea, the Swedes are also becoming more favorable to membership. Triggered by Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine, this could lead to a major shift in foreign policy for the militarily non-aligned […]

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Netflix reaches agreement to acquire Next Games in Finland

Published on: 03/02/2022 – 12:52 New York (AFP) – Netflix on Wednesday announced plans to buy Finnish developer Next Games for more than $70 million, signaling the US streaming giant’s intention to expand into the gaming industry. Next Games has been developing mobile games since 2013 based on popular TV series such as “Stranger Things” […]