Tag: Finland

September 24, 2022

Finland will ban the entry and transit of Russians on the Schengen of any country

Finland, following the Baltics, will ban entry and transit to Russians with Schengen visas /v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/0/39/756639503135390.png 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width : 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/39/756639503135390.png" alt="Finland will ban Russians from entering and transiting the Schengen area of ​​any country" />< /p> Line of cars at the border of Russia and Finland Finland, following the Baltic countries and Poland, […]

September 1, 2022

Finland has reduced the number of tourist visas for Russians

Diplomatic representations of Finland in Russia will consider only 100 applications for tourist visas from all over Russia per day 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/7/30/756612436270307.jpg" alt="Finland has reduced the number of tourist visas for Russians" /> On September 1, Finland introduced quotas for the number of tourist visas issued to Russians, reducing the total […]

September 1, 2022

The Prime Minister of Finland announced the transition to a “war economy”

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said the country is now living in a “war economy” due to the energy crisis. Photo: pixabay.com Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, in an interview with the Yle portal, said that now, due to the energy crisis, the country has begun to live in a “war economy”. She clarified that the current energy crisis is unprecedented. Exceptional measures are needed […]

August 27, 2022

Expedition to the Russian Islands of the Gulf of Finland

The “small islands” that you look for on a map with a magnifying glass have in fact always been and remain “assembly points”; Russia as a great European power. © Russian Geographical Society/Anna Yurgenson © Russian Geographical Society/Anna Yurgenson © Russian Geographical Society/Anna Yurgenson © Russian Geographical Society/Anna Yurgenson © Russian Geographical Society/Anna Yurgenson © Russian Geographical Society/Anna Yurgenson © Russian Geographical Society/Anna Yurgenson © […]

August 27, 2022

Russian Islands in the Gulf of Finland. What is the secret of these “slots of land”?

August 22-24, a memorial action was held on the outer islands of the Gulf of Finland Gogland and Big Tyuters, which completed the tenth anniversary, tenth season of field work of the integrated expedition of the Russian Geographical Society. It must be said that the idea of the scale of the work of this expedition for an unprepared person naturally causes temporary confusion — this effect is usually described […]

August 21, 2022

In the scandalous parties of the Prime Minister of Finland, they discerned the “Russian trace”

Finns debate 36-year-old head of government's swashbuckling fun In Finland, passions continue to boil over the leaked video footage, in which the 36-year-old Prime Minister of the country Sanna Marin “fires” with friends at a private party. Judging by the images, the head of the Suomi government knows how to have fun on vacation. Now Finnish hotheads are trying to figure out whether such fun […]

August 20, 2022

Sweden and Finland did not extradite any promised terrorist to Ankara

Photo: pixabay.com Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Saturday that Finland and Sweden have not yet extradited any of the people involved in terrorist activities, whose extradition is demanded by Ankara. “Sweden and Finland have not extradited a single person involved in terrorist activities to Turkey,” Bozdag stated. According to According to him, extradition requests previously rejected by the two northern European countries have […]

August 19, 2022

Blinken handed over documents on the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO

photo en.wikipedia.org US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced in his microblog on Twitter that a package of documents on Washington's ratification of Finland and Sweden's accession to the alliance. “I handed over … to the North Atlantic Treaty Depositary the US instruments of ratification as the last step in the process of ratifying Finland and Sweden's accession to NATO,” he wrote. p> Источник www.mk.ru

August 16, 2022

Finland allowed the creation of a humanitarian visa for Russians

The country is discussing the introduction of a new type of humanitarian visa. Earlier, the authorities decided to limit the acceptance of applications from Russians for visas to one tenth of the current number media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Finnish authorities are discussing the creation of a new type of visa— humanitarian— for the entry, for example, of journalists […]

August 16, 2022

Finland will reduce the number of visa applications from tourists from Russia by 10 times

Finland will consider 10 times fewer applications for visas from tourists from Russia Since September, the Finnish Foreign Ministry will accept half as many applications for visas from Russians. At the same time, the number of applications for tourist visas will drop ten times -width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs will accept ten times […]

August 13, 2022

Finland and Estonia are discussing the creation of a joint missile defense system

The authorities of Finland and Estonia are discussing the creation of a joint system anti-missile defense (ABM). This was announced by the head of the Estonian Defense Ministry Hanno Pevkur, reports RIA Novosti. “We need to unite our coastal defense. The range of Estonian and Finnish missiles exceeds the width of the Gulf of Finland. This means that we combine our missile defense and share all the […]

August 12, 2022

Tallinn offered Helsinki to block the Gulf of Finland for Russian ships

The common missile defense system of Finland and Estonia will allow “closing” the Gulf of Finland for Russian ships, said the head of the Ministry of Defense of the Baltic Republic 756603154132239.webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution : 192dpi)” > Hanno Pevkur (center) < p>Estonia and Finland are negotiating a joint missile defense system (ABM), Hanno Pevkur, the new […]

August 11, 2022

Turkey accuses Sweden and Finland of not fulfilling NATO promises

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu: Sweden and Finland did not fulfill their promises to join NATO Turkey has not seen Sweden and Finland take steps to extradite the Kurds, the Foreign Minister said. Swedish SVT writes that Stockholm is ready to extradite one of them. Turkey promises in return to approve the entry of these countries into NATO media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and […]

August 8, 2022

Finland threatens holders of Finnish visas for traveling to Europe in transit

Finnish Foreign Ministry: Watching Russians who only use the Finnish Schengen for transit The Finnish Foreign Ministry is aware that some Russians use the Finnish Schengen only for transit to other European countries. The consular department of the department warned that it plans to “intervene” in this situation< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/7/30/756599617237307.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Finland intends to limit “transit tourism” for Russians and in the future […]

August 4, 2022

American veterans urged to block the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

photo en.wikipedia.org The press service of the United States veterans association Concerned Veterans for America published an appeal to the US Senate in which veterans urged parliamentarians to disapprove of NATO expansion to include Sweden and Finland. CVA Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell recalled that the US is currently saddled with $30 trillion in public debt, record inflation and growing limits on military capabilities . “The […]

August 4, 2022

The US Senate approved the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO

Thus, the US added to the list of more than 20 countries whose legislature ratified documents on NATO expansion. For Finland and Sweden to join the bloc, the consent of all 30 members of the alliance is required image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/1/96/756595642601961.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > The US Senate approved a resolution to ratify the protocols on accession of Finland and […]

July 28, 2022

Finland names six options for restricting Russian tourism

Options include stopping visa processing, closing borders for passenger traffic, as well as following EU policy and harmonizing measures already at a general level. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned that it would respond to Finland in case of refusal to issue visas max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Finnish authorities are considering six options for restricting tourism from Russia against the backdrop of a […]

July 28, 2022

Medvedev promised a symmetrical response to Finland’s accession to NATO

According to the deputy head of the Security Council, the accession of Sweden and Finland to the alliance will worsen the security situation in the Baltic region, and the border of Karelia with Finland will actually turn into the border of Russia with NATOv6_top_pics/resized/320xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 320w 800xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 800w v6_top_pics/resized/400xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 400w” media=”(max-width: 400px)” > Dmitry Medvedev Russia will respond symmetrically to the entry of Finland and Sweden […]

July 26, 2022

The main parties in Finland supported the refusal to issue visas to Russians

Visa restrictions for Russian tourists were supported by the Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP), the Coalition Party, the True Finns party and the Finland Center The building of the Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg The main parliamentary parties Finland supported the refusal to issue tourist visas to Russians due to hostilities in Ukraine, parliamentarians were interviewed by the STT agency and the […]

July 26, 2022

Erdogan reminded Sweden and Finland about the conditions for NATO membership

According to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara will not make any concessions and will not support NATO membership of Sweden and Finland, until they fulfill their previously assumed obligations to combat terrorism. The Turkish leader recalled that the memorandum signed in Madrid at the NATO summit is just an invitation to the alliance, and he told all his colleagues in the military bloc about […]

July 25, 2022

Finland says there are no plans to stop issuing visas to Russians

Helsinki supports the EU sanctions policy and does not plan to introduce visa restrictions on its own, Tuppurainen said. Earlier, a number of Finnish deputies called for the termination of the issuance of tourist visas to Russians “Finland declared no plans to stop issuing visas to Russians” /> Finland has no plans to stop issuing tourist visas in Russia amid a Russian special operation in […]

July 10, 2022

Zakharova responded to Finland’s decision to make a fence on the border with Russia

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, in response to the approval of Finnish President Sauli Niinistö for the construction of a fence on the border with Russia, asked Helsinki what material the fence would consist of. She wrote about this in her Telegram. Niinistö approved amendments to the law on border guards, which allow the installation of barriers on the border […]

July 6, 2022

Canada is the first to ratify the membership of Sweden and Finland in NATO

To complete the procedure for the accession of the two Nordic countries to NATO, it is necessary that all 30 member countries ratify the accession protocol Members of the House of Commons of the Canadian Parliament on the last day of work before the holidays unanimously ratified the protocol on the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO, reports Reuters. Thus, Canada became the first […]

July 5, 2022

The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO brought Russia serious risks

The Finns would very much like to return Vyborg The process of Sweden and Finland joining NATO has continued. On July 4, negotiations between these countries and the Alliance were completed in Brussels. On July 5, the Foreign Ministers of Sweden and Finland signed the Accession Protocol at NATO Headquarters. Ruslan Pukhov, a military analyst and director of the Moscow Center for Analysis of Strategies […]

July 4, 2022

Negotiations on Finland’s accession to NATO concluded in Brussels

Photo: pixabay.com According to the STT news agency, negotiations on Finland's entry into the North Atlantic Alliance have been completed in Brussels. It is expected that a protocol will be signed on July 5, according to which Finland will become an observer member in NATO. During the talks, Finland was represented by a delegation led by the country's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto. He also plans […]

July 4, 2022

Named the probability of deploying NATO nuclear weapons in Sweden and Finland

Stockholm and Helsinki have a long way to go to NATO On Tuesday, Sweden and Finland are expected to sign a NATO accession protocol. This was announced last week by Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. However, this is not yet the finish line in the Scandinavian sprint run, but only one of many milestones on a path that can stretch for a long time. Photo: […]

July 3, 2022

Turkey scared Sweden and Finland: non-compliance with the deal will be expensive

Ankara continues to put pressure on Swedes and Finns aspiring to NATO Failure to comply with the deal with Turkey will cost Sweden and Finland much more than its implementation, Akif, chairman of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee, said on Sunday Çağatay Kılıç in connection with the agreement between Ankara, Helsinki and Stockholm reached at the NATO summit in Madrid. Photo: AP In a conversation […]

July 3, 2022

Biden sent a report to Congress on the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

Sweden and Finland decided to join NATO against the backdrop of a Russian special operation in Ukraine. At the end of June, they were officially invited to join the alliance Joe Biden US President Joe Biden sent reports to the relevant congressional committees on the issue of accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO, the press service of the White House reported. This procedure is […]

July 2, 2022

Erdogan called on Finland and Sweden not to delay the fulfillment of promises

Erdogan: Turkey will return to its original position if the fulfillment of promises is delayed Turkey will not support the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO if they delay the fulfillment of their obligations, Erdogan said. Countries promised to expel members of the PKK, which Ankara considers terrorist =”Erdogan urged Finland and Sweden not to delay the fulfillment of promises” /> Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

July 1, 2022

The Foreign Ministry called the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO the saddest episode

The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO will make the Baltic Sea region a zone of rivalry, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko warned /42/756566855456426.jpg” alt=”The Foreign Ministry called the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO the saddest episode” /> The expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance by joining Finland and Sweden will lead to a deterioration in regional security and turn the […]