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Top Finnish lawmaker balks at Turkey's NATO threat

Beijing News 22 May 2022
Finland's top legislator has ruled ... "The bond between Finland and Sweden is strong," he said ... Finland, which shares a 1,340km (832-mile) land border with Russia and fought a war against the Soviet Union in 1939, has maintained its military neutrality since the end of World War II.
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By moving to trash their relations with Russia, Sweden and Finland's leaders are taking their ...

Russia Today 22 May 2022
Sweden and Finland have broken their status of neutrality and are seeking NATO membership in response to Russia’s military operation in Ukraine ... Back then, the Soviets, looking to create a buffer zone around Leningrad (modern-day Saint Petersburg), had demanded that Finland secede some bog land for that purpose.
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This soldier fought for Finland, Nazi Germany and US Special Forces

Stars and Stripes 22 May 2022
Finland formally applied to join NATO last week, marking a dramatic reversal from its longtime policy of military nonalignment ... Törni was awarded first- and second-class Medals of Liberty before the Winter War ended on March 13, 1940, with Finland ceding land to the U.S.S.R.
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Out of the woods

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 May 2022
constructed Carpenter Dam and created Lake Hamilton, the land became a large peninsula ... He served from 1995-99 at Helsinki University of Technology in Finland ... He understands the parallels between Finland and Arkansas, a state in which 56 percent of the land is covered by forests.
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What’s the Deal with Germany?

GlobalResearch 22 May 2022
Soldiers from Finland, Sweden, Georgia and Ukraine are among those that will take part in the exercise The drills will include all branches of the armed forces and will involve air, sea and land exercises, as well as cyber warfare training, according to the broadcaster ... In late April, Finland hosted NATO naval drills.
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Top Finnish lawmaker balks at Turkey’s NATO threat

Russia Today 21 May 2022
Finland’s top ... “The bond between Finland and Sweden is strong,” he said ... Finland, which shares a 1,340km (832-mile) land border with Russia and fought a war against the Soviet Union in 1939, has maintained its military neutrality since the end of World War II.
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Live updates | Zelenskyy: Russia should pay for destruction

Waco Tribune-Herald 21 May 2022
Russia to cut Finland’s natural gas in latest energy clash ... Finland is the latest country to lose the energy supply, which is used to generate electricity and power industry, after rejecting Russia’s decree ... Finland shares a long land border with Russia and Sweden neighbors Russia through the Baltic Sea basin.
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Live updates: Zelenskyy says Russia should pay for destruction

The Malta Independent 21 May 2022
Finland is the latest country to lose the energy supply, which is used to generate electricity and power industry, after rejecting Russia’s decree ... Finland shares a long land border with Russia and Sweden neighbors Russia through the Baltic Sea basin ... Erdogan has placed an obstacle to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance.
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Top military officer says US needs new, high-tech weapons for future wars: 'We are already challenged'

Fox31 Denver 21 May 2022
Army Gen ...Whatever overmatch we, the United States, enjoyed militarily for the last 70 years is closing quickly, and the United States will be, in fact, we already are challenged in every domain of warfare, space, cyber, maritime, air, and of course land.”. Russia halts gas exports to Finland, says Mariupol steelworks siege has ended ... The U.S.
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Excelerate Energy seals FSRU charter in Finland

Splash24/7 20 May 2022
Texas-headquartered floating regasification specialist Excelerate Energy has landed a ten-year contract with a subsidiary of Gasgrid Finland to charter out the 2010-built floating storage and regasification vessel (FSRU) Exemplar ... capacity, will be deployed in Southern Finland.
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NATO chief vows to settle Turkey's concerns over expansion

ECNS 20 May 2022
Finland and Sweden ... Russia, which could see its land border with NATO countries doubles, has also repeatedly warned Sweden and Finland against joining NATO, saying such a move would oblige it to "restore military balance" by strengthening its defenses in the Baltic Sea region.
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Shoigu: Russia to build military bases in response to NATO moves

Al Jazeera 20 May 2022
Russia will create new military bases in the western portion of the country, in what Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu described as “adequate countermeasures” to Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO ... Finland shares 1,340km-long (830 miles) land border with Russia, while Sweden shares a maritime boundary.
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Live updates | Russia attacks Ukraine’s eastern cities

Waco Tribune-Herald 20 May 2022
Russia to cut Finland’s natural gas in latest energy clash ... Finland is the latest country to lose the energy supply, which is used to generate electricity and power industry, after rejecting Russia’s decree ... Finland shares a long land border with Russia and Sweden neighbors Russia through the Baltic Sea basin.
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Live updates | Italy submits peace plan for Ukraine to UN

Herald and News 20 May 2022
Russia to cut Finland’s natural gas in latest energy clash ... — Rebutting Turkey, Biden lauds NATO bids of Sweden, Finland ... WARSAW, Poland – Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday hailed the prospect of Finland and Sweden joining NATO ... Finland shares a long land border with Russia and Sweden neighbors Russia through the Baltic Sea basin.
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US, Ukraine need to agree on goals

The Hill 20 May 2022
The European Union, meanwhile, has announced plans to wean Europe off of Russian energy, and a more united NATO is now planning to add Finland and Sweden as members ... What, precisely, constitutes “victory”? ... effort ... Sweden and Finland. From alongside NATO to inside NATO On our way to a hard economic landing ... W ... Lawrence J ... .

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