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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” […]

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The best surf spots in Finland

Surfing culture in Finland is said to have started around 1997 when people started catching waves at Yyteri Beach, Pori. However, the first Finnish surfing pioneers to tackle the country’s cold waters in the mid-1980s were Matti Finholm and several local windsurfers. At that time Finnish surf culture had not yet taken off. It was […]

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Finland closes airspace to Russian airlines

“Finland is preparing to close airspace to Russian air traffic,” Transport and Communications Minister Timo Harakka said in a statement. Tweeter overnight. In times of a pandemic with closed borders to southern Europe and popular destinations for Russian tourists in Southeast Asia, Russian airliners have in recent months redirected a large proportion of charter flights […]

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Finland and Sweden ignore Moscow’s warning about joining NATO | Region

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland and Sweden have ignored warnings from neighboring Russia that their possible NATO membership would bring “serious military-political consequences” from Moscow for both countries. A Russian Foreign Ministry statement on Friday expressed concern over what it described as efforts by the United States and some of its allies to “drag” Finland and […]

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Sweden and Finland are firm on staying out of NATO; Erdogan denounces the invasion of Russia as a “hard blow” for peace; NATO activates “defense plans” for its allies

Brussels: NATO is activating its “defense plans” for allied countries as Russia attacks non-NATO Ukraine, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg told a press conference on Thursday. Stoltenberg also confirmed that NATO will hold a video summit on Friday to discuss the Russian invasion of its pro-Western neighbor. And he reiterated that NATO had no “plan” to […]

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Minister of Foreign Affairs: Finland participates in virtual NATO summit | News

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said it was important that the option to apply for NATO membership remained available. Pekka Haavisto, Finnish Foreign Minister, file photo. Image: Anders Wiklund / AFP Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) confirmed on Thursday that Finland and Sweden are participating in the virtual NATO summit on the situation in Ukraine […]

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Finland eyeing Iran’s Chabahar port for trade with East Asia

TEHRAN – The Ambassador of the Republic of Finland in Tehran, Kari Kahiluoto, visited the Iranian port of Chabahar in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balochistan to explore ways of mutual cooperation in the ‘to come up. As reported by the Iranian Ports and Maritimes Organization (PMO), during this visit, Kahiluoto expressed his country’s willingness to […]

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Finnish cross-country skier suffers frozen penis during Olympic 50km race

Mega Remi Lindholm, a Finnish cross-country skier, reportedly suffered a frozen penis while competing in an event at the Winter Olympics. Surprisingly, this isn’t the first time the cross-country skier has suffered from this particular condition. According to Daily Mail, Lindholm, 24, was pictured thawing out his nether regions with a heat pack on Saturday […]

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Russian frustration with Finland continues in Olympic final | Region

BEIJING (AP) — The silver medal is the prize no one wants to wear after an Olympic hockey final. So Ivan Fedotov did not. The Russian keeper held his medal in his hand instead of putting it around his neck after a 2-1 loss in Sunday’s gold medal game against his native Finland. “It’s hard […]

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EAM meets FMs from Finland, Ireland and the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government

EAM meets FMs from Finland, Ireland and the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government February 20, 2022, 1:58 p.m. Munich/New Delhi, February 20 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with his Finnish and Irish counterparts as well as the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. During […]

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Finland expects a surge in the number of American tourists | News

Nearly a record number of tourists from the United States are expected to come to Finland this summer, while restrictions continue to dampen tourism from Asia. A passenger at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport walks past a mural promoting northern nature. Image: Justin Lane/EPA International tourism is gradually recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, and […]

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Finland to offset high energy prices with subsidies and tax cuts -finmin

Finland’s Finance Minister Annika Saarikko attends a meeting of Eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Luxembourg, June 17, 2021. Francisco Seco/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HELSINKI, Feb 18 (Reuters) – The Finnish government plans to offset high energy prices with subsidies and tax cuts, Finance […]

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Tampere is more than Finland’s theater capital

Tampere has a reputation as Finland’s theater capital, but there’s more to this nature-loving city than just plays. Tampere is a city that many visitors skip because they never pass through Helsinki. Visitors can see a very unique Finnish city and many new sights and activities in Tampere. Tampere is regarded worldwide as a technologically […]

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Ministerial task force defines Finland’s digital vision and goals for 2030

Finland is getting ready a national digital compass in the spring of 2022. At its meeting on February 14, 2022, the ministerial working group on the development of digital transformation, data economy and public administration approved Finland’s digital vision for 2030 and set goals for the national digital compass as a basis for further work. […]

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Restaurants in Finland are open again until midnight

RESTRICTIONS on bars and restaurants were eased significantly across Finland on Monday. All bars and restaurants are now allowed to serve alcohol until 11 p.m. and remain open until midnight, but they will have to continue to limit the number of customers to 50 or 75% of the usual full capacity, depending on whether […]

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Finland redirects testing towards preventing spread in at-risk groups

THE MINISTRY The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health announced on Thursday that it had updated the national strategy for testing and contact tracing, shifting the strategic focus towards preventing coronavirus infections in risk groups. The main screening criteria under the strategy are symptoms, need for medical care, protecting groups at risk of serious […]

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USA beats Germany to win top seed in Olympics knockout round | Region

BEIJING (AP) — The team in red, white and blue now have the easiest path to gold. The young USA men’s hockey team held on to beat Germany 3-2 on Sunday night, finishing the preliminary round undefeated and earning the No. 1 seed in the knockout round at the Olympics. The Americans advance directly to […]

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Finn Niskanen wins gold in Olympic 15km classic ski race | national news

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Russian athletes edged Iivo Niskanen of Finland in the first cross-country race of the Beijing Olympics, but the Finn took control of the 15-kilometer cross-country race and proved his domination in classic skiing. “After the skiathlon, the Russians were so strong that I have to say (Alexander) Bolshunov lived in my […]

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Finland set to end negative Covid test requirements at borders | News

Passengers arriving from outside the EU and Schengen areas must still provide vaccination certificates or proof of recovery from Covid until March 13. File photo of passengers at Helsinki airport. Image: Jorge Gonzalez/Yle 11.2. 11:22•Update 11.2. 11:51 From next Tuesday, February 15, people arriving in Finland from outside the EU and Schengen area will no […]

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This video was taken in Finland ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in social media posts claiming it shows a Venezuelan skier making a series of blunders at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The posts are misleading; images show Venezuelan athlete Adrian Solano at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Finland in 2017. The video shows a […]

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TREX selects Nokia’s IP solution to improve interconnection capabilities in Finland

Finnish internet exchange provider TREX Regional Exchanges Oy (TREX) has chosen Nokia’s IP routing technology to upgrade its regional interconnection and peering infrastructure. Under the partnership, TREX will deploy Nokia 7220 interconnect router platforms running Nokia’s SR Linux network operating system (NOS) to upgrade its network. Provided by Nokia’s partner NetNordic, the platforms […]

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Iran and Finland call for inclusive government in Afghanistan Politics News

Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto held two rounds of talks with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian in Tehran on Monday. During the talks, the two sides exchanged views on bilateral relations and regional and international issues. On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the establishment of relations between Iran and Finland, the two foreign […]

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Finland unveils plan for electric aircraft routes through Lapland region | News

The trial period will initially start with the use of renewable aviation fuel, but will later transition to the use of electric aircraft. Electric aircraft could enable routes that cannot be operated profitably with current fleets. Image: Samuli Huttunen / Yle An experimental project operating from Enontekiö Airport in the northwest corner of Finland is […]

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Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Spain lift coronavirus restrictions

Christian HjörthThe crowd in Roskilde.If the lifting of restrictions holds through the summer, Denmark’s biggest festival will finally welcome visitors in person again. A few European countries have recently followed the UK in lifting all coronavirus restrictions on social gatherings, including capacity restrictions, the need to wear face masks and COVID pass requirements. Denmark led […]

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Finland’s president says Minsk agreement should be reviewed

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto speaks during a news briefing on the result of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, in Helsinki, Finland November 8, 2020. Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HELSINKI, Feb 4 (Reuters) – The Minsk agreement should be reviewed to find a solution to the ongoing crisis […]

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Decker injured in defending champion USA’s 5-2 win over Finland | Region

BEIJING (AP) — Hard to hear Brianna Decker scream in pain as she lay on the ice, Kendall Coyne Schofield understood that the United States women’s hockey team still had one game to finish. After the Americans clinched a 5-2 win over Finland to open the Beijing Games, Schofield was able to verbalize how she […]

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Finland today abolished internal border controls for COVID-19

Finland’s internal border control, rolled out to curb COVID-19 infection rates, has been abolished for all arrivals from EU member states, authorities reveal. According to the Finnish Foreign Ministry, while the decision to open the internal borders came into force on January 31, the external borders, which were imposed for arrivals from all third countries, […]

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Atea Finland wins a major framework agreement with the public sector

Finland won an important framework agreement with Kuntien Tiera Oya procurement agency for the public sector in Finland. Finland will supply a wide range of hardware, software and services to the Finnish health and social care sector under the framework agreement. Deliveries are expected to begin in February 2022. The term of the agreement is […]

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Supply formed by the US Air Force over northern Finland

Shaken by Russia’s military buildup and hostile rhetoric towards Europe, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto and his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde met NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels this week. The three men discussed security issues and ongoing tensions, not only on the Russia-Ukraine border, but also challenges in the Baltic Sea region. Finland […]

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Blizzard hits Finland: first-ever ‘code red’ traffic warning issued, flights canceled | News

A major blizzard brings strong winds and heavy snow or sleet to most of Finland. Poor driving conditions are expected in southern and central Finland. Image: Joni Takalo/Yle 29.1. 12:13•Update 29.1. 13:36 Meteorologists warned on Saturday that this winter’s biggest snowstorm so far could cause rumbling damage and transport across most of Finland, particularly along […]

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Sweden and Finland on edge as old concerns grow over Russian expansionism

For several years, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been improving and testing his country’s military arsenal, while harassing Ukraine and denying any plans to expand into the neighboring territories of Sweden, Finland, Estonia , Latvia and Lithuania. © Provided by National Post A view shows a Russian Navy warship during artillery fire drills in the […]

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Finland: The number of asylum applications remained low and the number of subsequent applications fell in 2021

As countries in the Baltic region and Central Europe grapple with the migration crisis, Finland is experiencing a drop in asylum applications. The latest press release issued by the Finnish Immigration Service reveals that the number of asylum applications fell by 20% in 2021, representing 2,545 asylum applications submitted in total, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. The main […]

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Acute pandemic phase may end, says Finnish THL’s Salminen

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC in Europe has entered a new phase due to the highly transmissible variant of omicron, views Hans KlugeRegional Director for Europe at the World Health Organization (WHO). Kluge told AFP on Monday that Europe may be heading towards “some sort of pandemic endgame”. Although the disease may reappear after “a period of […]

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Azerbaijan and Finland discuss regional peace and relations [PHOTO]

January 24, 2022 17:56 (UTC+04:00) 477 By Vugar Khalilov Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov received on January 24 a Finnish delegation led by the Director General of the Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Maria Livala. Hasanov briefed the guest, who is on a working visit to […]

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Vote Covid Safely in Finland’s First Regional Elections | News

People in quarantine or high-risk groups can vote outdoors or from a car. Open-air voting in Jyväskylä, central Finland. Image: Jarkko Riikonen / Yle On Sunday, residents of Finland will vote in the first-ever regional elections, with ballot boxes open until 8 p.m. Voters are electing delegates to 21 new county councils, which will decide […]

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‘We are basically starting from scratch’: Restoring Finnish river ecosystems | Re-wild

VSjumping into trees isn’t how most people would expect a river restoration project to begin, but Janne Raassina – who deftly uses a chainsaw to cut down four or five designated logs around the Särkkäjoki river in the most remote east of Finland – explains that rotting wood is going to be extremely useful to […]

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Inission expands in Finland through acquisition of MLB Electronics Oy

Inission AB (“Inission”), through its wholly owned subsidiary Inission Lohja Oy, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% ownership of MLB Electronics Oy (“MLB”). MLB is one of Finland’s most experienced subcontractors with a wide range of services throughout the manufacturing process. With this acquisition, Inission will expand its portfolio and strengthen its position and […]

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EU assesses dairy product safety in Romania and Finland

Two audits recently published by the European Commission’s health and safety agency assessed the safety of milk and dairy products in Romania and Finland. Several issues were found. DG Health’s first remote audit, in December 2020 in Romania, revealed that the official control system was comprehensive, but there were some issues with lab testing and […]

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Finnish alternative rock newcomers Rotfang and the Reptilians release new single “Breakneck”

MUMBAI: Finnish alternative rock newcomers ‘Rotfang and the Reptilians’ are thrilled to present their debut single ‘Breakneck’ released in January across all major music platforms. The lead single from “Breakneck” is an explosive, unapologetic rock track with a punk twist. With bitter caffeine-like sounds and high speeds, the track is made for the road. The […]

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Russian cargo plane makes unexplained detour over Finland | News

The incident comes as political tensions continue to rise in the Baltic region. The flight departed Moscow heading for Murmansk, but flew over the White Sea and over Finland before landing in Germany. Image: Flightradar, Harri Vähäkangas / Yle 18.1. 10:47•Update 18.1. 11:40 A large Russian cargo plane took a long, unexpected and unexplained route […]

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Finland, Sweden and Norway to eliminate wolf population | Preservation

Finland joins Sweden and Norway in culling wolves this winter to control their population, as conservation groups call on the European Union to take action against culling. Swedish hunters have already culled most of their annual target of 27 wolves, while Finland is to allow the cull of 20 wolves in its first “population management […]

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Gasoline prices are so high in Finland that a woman travels with reindeer

“How many carrots per mile does this model get?” CPM (carrots per thousand) A woman in Lapland, Finland’s northernmost frozen region, has gone viral after posting a video of her reindeer-powered sled. Janita Kenttälä said on Tik Tok that she goes to the old-fashioned supermarket because it’s more eco-friendly and because petrol prices are so […]

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The Finnish THL recommends the closure of several weeks of bars, pubs and nightclubs

THE FINNISH INSTITUTE for Health and Welfare (THL) proposes that bars, pubs, nightclubs and other restaurants primarily serving alcohol be completely closed as soon as possible for at least three weeks to reduce social contact and protect public health, reports YLE . The nationwide shutdown, he acknowledged, may need to be extended beyond the original […]

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How Finnish voters are set to decide on biggest healthcare reform in decades

Finnish voters will vote later this month in the country’s first regional elections that will revolutionize the way the Nordic nation delivers health and social care. Departmental elections will take place on January 23, but advance voting opens on Wednesday. It is the result of the biggest reform of the country’s public health system in […]

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Finnish capital region relaxes quarantine rules

Helsinki: People exposed to the virus by family members, in the workplace, in schools or in early childhood education are no longer quarantined under the country’s communicable disease law, reports the Xinhua News Agency. If a person has mild symptoms and is not at risk, they should not go to a Covid-19 testing site but […]

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End-of-life textile refining plant receives funding from Business Finland

Finland Business granted Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto (LSJH) circular economy investment aid for the construction of a large-scale end-of-life textile refining plant at Topinpuisto in Turku. When the factory is ready, Finland will be the first country in the world where post-consumer textiles are sourced nationwide for reuse and recycling. Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto (LSJH) has received circular economy […]

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Finland keeps schools open but tightens restrictions on recreation and dining | News

The Covid ministerial task force has ruled that the current restrictions should remain in place until at least the end of January, while recommending the tightening of other measures. Restrictions on bars and restaurants should be further tightened. Image: Pyry Sarkiola / Yle The Finnish government has announced tightened restrictions and recommendations to stem the […]

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Omicron fails to amortize Finnish seaside resorts

ROVANIEMI: Workers at Santa Claus Village, a holiday theme park on the edge of the Arctic Circle, trimmed a frozen dome, using scissors to put the finishing touches on an ice-cold hotel restaurant filled with snowman sculptures. snow, penguins and huskies. The Christmas season is in full swing in Finnish Lapland, where site operators are […]

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

Coronavirus cases in the UK are skyrocketing, with a record 218,413 new daily cases reported on Tuesday, January 4, more than 3.2 times the number of cases at last year’s peak. Much of this increase in cases is due to the arrival of the super-infectious variant of Omicron, which, while causing relatively milder symptoms than […]

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Finland’s largest university of applied sciences provides tools to make a difference for lifelong learners

Each of us can make a difference – Metropolia’s role as Finland’s largest university of applied sciences is to empower our students to do just that. In addition to skills and knowledge, we provide the opportunity to put innovative ideas to the test in real life. As we are closely linked to working life in […]

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Skin wellness startup Forest Spa Finland uses adaptogens in supplements and serum to target skin health

Founded in 2020, Forest Spa Finland offered a beauty supplement comprised of a blend of adaptogens targeting skin immunity and was slated to launch an adaptogenic facial serum in March of this year. Both products used ingredients of Nordic forest origin, including Chaga mushrooms, pine bark extract, and blueberries, with the supplement packaged in jars […]

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Finland’s aggressive efforts to become carbon neutral by 2035

Helsinki on a cold winter night in November 2010 – BENEDICT LOPEZ The passion for the environment is deeply rooted among the Scandinavians, known for their relentless obsession with these issues. The people and governments of these countries are hypersensitive to the idea of ​​keeping their environment clean and green. It is a value present […]

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Finland to welcome new year with subzero temperature

TEMPERATURES are expected to fall across Finland on New Years Eve, reports YLE. Matti Huutonen, a meteorologist at YLE, said on Thursday that temperatures are expected to drop a few degrees below zero in the south, about five degrees below zero in the center and as much as 15 degrees below zero in the north […]

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Union calls for 24-hour strike to stop work at Finnish ports

Worl stopped for 24 hours at all ports in Finland (Keitele Group) Posted on December 28, 2021 at 7:02 PM by The maritime executive Work at Finnish ports was halted on December 28 after the union representing longshoremen called for a 24-hour strike as part of its solidarity movement against one of Finland’s largest forest […]

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Russia warns NATO against inclusion of Finland, Sweden and World News

The Russian Foreign Ministry has warned against including Finland and Sweden in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). According to Maria Zakharova, spokeswoman for the ministry, “NATO’s persistent attempts to draw these countries into the orbit of its opportunistic interests and policies have not gone unnoticed by Russia.” “It is quite obvious that the accession […]

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Finnish MP proposes law banning products from settlements – Middle East Monitor

A member of the Finnish parliament introduced a bill to ban the importation of goods from territories under Israeli occupation. the proposed act aims to cover all goods imported from “regions where the occupying powers practice serious violations of international humanitarian law or human rights agreements”. An example of such violations includes cases where “the […]

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See the Northern Lights on this private island in Finland

Imagine having this view from a private island. Flash Pack It’s rare to find places in the world that aren’t touched. But adventurous solo group travel company Flash Pack just created an itinerary that takes travelers to a remote private island. In addition, they help participants check off items on the to-do list, such as […]

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Valutec provides a dry oven solution to the Junnikkala greenfield project in Finland

Junnikkala Oy is investing 75 million euros in the construction of one of Finland’s largest and most modern sawmills in Oulu. Once ready, the sawmill will have a capacity of 350,000 cubic meters of lumber and 70 jobs will be created directly and 200 indirectly in the Oulu region. “We have set the bar high […]

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Key trends and opportunities in the construction industry in Finland through 2025: 1.8% annual growth forecast between 2022 and 2025 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Construction in Finland – Key trends and opportunities up to 2025 (S2 2021)” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The weakness of the construction industry in Finland predates the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, although the industry has suffered disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns that followed. Construction production […]

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Junnikkala invests 75 million euros in a new greenfield project in Oulu, Finland

Junnikkalan saha Oy is investing € 75 million in the construction of one of Finland’s largest and most modern sawmills in Oulu. Once ready, the sawmill will have a capacity of 350,000 m3 of sawnwood and 70 jobs will be created directly and 200 indirectly in the Oulu region. The assembly of the TC ovens […]

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Media Gateway Market Size, Analysis, Forecast to 2028

New Jersey, United States, – Verified Market Research recently released a new report, titled Multimedia gateways market Size and forecast till 2028. The report has been compiled using primary as well as secondary research methodologies, which offers exact and precise understanding of Multimedia Gateways market. Analysts have used a top-down and bottom-up approach to assess […]

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Finnish Euro 2020 captain Tim Sparv retires

By AFP December 20, 2021 | 2:42 p.m. Tim Sparv, Finland captain in his first major final at Euro 2020, announced his retirement from football on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer – UEFA Nations League – League C – Group 2 – Estonia v Finland – A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia – October 12, […]

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Why a Tesla owner in Finland blew up his car with 30kg of dynamite

A YouTube video of a disgruntled Tesla owner in Finland detonating his car with dynamite has caught the world’s attention. After using a 2013 Model S electric sedan for 8 years, Tuomas Katainen, the owner started having problems with it. He was getting several fault codes on the instrument cluster due to software glitches that […]

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Omicron: Finland’s Santa Claus Village Welcomes Tourists Before Christmas | To travel

Workers at Santa Claus Village, a holiday theme park on the edge of the Arctic Circle, eroded a frozen dome, using scissors to put the finishing touches on an ice hotel restaurant filled with snowman sculptures, of penguins and huskies. The Christmas season is in full swing in Finnish Lapland, where site operators are pleased […]

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Finland Reissue National Face Mask Recommendation Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases

The Finnish National Institute of Health and Welfare (THL) has re-issued national recommendations on the use of face masks, as COVID-19 infection rates rise in the country due to the spread of the Omicron variant, reports Xinhua. The health authority recommends that people use face masks in all public spaces as well as on public […]

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Government approves Finland’s CAP strategic plan

Government approves Finland’s CAP strategic plan – proposal submitted to European Commission 16.12.202114.35| Published in English on 12.17.2021 at 15.48 Press release At its December 16 session, the government approved Finland’s CAP strategic plan proposal, prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The CAP Strategic Plan under the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy specifies the […]

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Finland manages to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 9% – Baltic News Network

While the Nordic countries actively seek to reduce their air pollution with emissions of gases harmful to the climate, Finland achieved in 2020 a reduction in its greenhouse gas emissions of nine percent, Finnish public broadcaster YLE reports. Finland is politically determined to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% from 1990 levels […]

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Omicron is likely to become a dominant variant also in Finland

THE OMICRON VARIANT of the new coronavirus is likely to take over as the dominant variant also in Finland, Carita Savolainen-Kopra, confirmed Thursday an expert from the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare (THL). “Looking at examples from other countries, it seems quite possible and likely that omicron will become dominant here as well,” she […]

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Studio Libeskind’s Nokia Arena takes center stage in Finland | News

anchor Photo © Hufton + Crow An exciting new development arrives in one of the Nordic region’s most promising small towns as Studio Daniel Libeskind prepares to drop the puck tomorrow at a new ice hockey arena in Tampere, Finland. Located along the intersection of a downtown rail axis, the mixed-use development also includes hotel […]

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L2 Fire Safety, Finland’s Leading Fire Engineering Company, Completes Brand Integration into Jensen Hughes

HELSINKI, Dec. 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Jensen hughes, the world leader in fire, safety and risk engineering and consulting, has just announced the completion of the integration of its brand of L2 Fire Safety, the leading safety engineering company fire in Finland. L2 Fire Safety specializes in structural fire engineering, compliance regulations, fire […]

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Lapland travel restrictions: will Finland’s new entry rules ruin Christmas?

Finland will soon require all UK travelers to take a COVID test before departure, and further border restrictions are due to be announced today (December 16). The rule applies to all non-EU citizens and deals a particular blow to the tourism sector by Lapland – in the north of the Nordic country. As of this […]

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Finland to impose compulsory pre-admission tests for third country nationals from December 21

Due to the increase in cases of coronavirus infection and the detection of the new Omicron variant, Finnish authorities have announced that travelers from third countries will soon be required to undergo mandatory pre-entry tests. Third country nationals have been able to travel to Finland for travel purposes by showing proof of vaccination valid so […]

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Success with Finland, fiasco with the United Arab Emirates – Here are the potential buyers of American stealth fighters

US President Joe Biden, in a recent appeal with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, said Finland’s decision to procure F-35 fighter jets provides a solid basis for closer defense ties between the two nations, the White House said in a statement. MUST READ: UAE threatens to cancel $ 23 billion F-35 fighter jets deal with US […]