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Latvia Parliament calls Russia a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

Sun Star 12 Aug 2022
Russia condemns’. xenophobic’ statement ... 18. EU countries banned air travel from Russia after it invaded Ukraine, but officials in Estonia and Finland say Russian tourists have circumvented the flight bans by traveling by land to neighboring EU countries and then taking flights to other European destinations. / AP .
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Giving Russians travel visas is a security risk the world can’t afford

New York Post 12 Aug 2022
While direct air and train links between Russia and the European Union have been severed, Russian citizens holding a valid Schengen visa can still enter the bloc by land through Finland, Estonia or Latvia.
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Latvia Parliament calls Russia a state sponsor of terrorism

Yahoo Daily News 12 Aug 2022
18. EU countries banned air travel from Russia after it invaded Ukraine, but officials in Estonia and Finland say Russian tourists have circumvented the flight bans by traveling by land to neighboring EU countries and then taking flights to other European destinations. ___ ... ....
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How do we fight wildfires as temperatures rise?

Indian Express 10 Aug 2022
A project underway in Finland, where 75% of the land is covered in forest, is making it easier to track emerging forest fires with the help of drones ... from the National Land Survey of Finland (NLS) and a member of research group undertaking the project, the FireMan consortium.
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Estonia, Finland want Europe to end Russian tourist visas

The Nashville Ledger 09 Aug 2022
Estonia and Finland both border Russia and are members of the European Union, which banned air travel from Russia after it invaded Ukraine ... Finland shares a 1,340-kilometer (832-mile) land border with Russia, complete with several crossing points in what is one of the European Union's longest external borders.
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News in pictures: Monday August 8, 2022

The Times/The Sunday Times 08 Aug 2022
A Ukrainian soldier goes in search of supplies at a supermarket in Kharkiv. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS ... JOHN SIBLEY/REUTERS ... The ensemble Drag Syndrome rehearse for their show at Somerset House as part of This Bright Land festival, which runs in London until August 29 ... A car heads for a bumpy landing at the world rally championship in Jyvaskyla, Finland ... .
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With Sweden and Finland, NATO wouldn't just get bigger.The alliance would also get a firepower boost

Democratic Underground 05 Aug 2022
The addition of Sweden and Finland to NATO would bring a lot to the alliance militarily – in the air, on land, at sea, and in the intelligence domain – according to Jim Townsend, a former Pentagon and NATO official.
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Ukraine under pressure in east as NATO chief says Russia must not win

The Dickinson Press 05 Aug 2022
ADVERTISEMENT ... It was not clear where they were filmed ... U.N ... The war has led previously non-aligned Finland and Sweden to seek NATO membership, with the request so far ratified by 23 of the 30 member states, including the United States. Russia, which shares a long land border with Finland, has repeatedly warned Finland and Sweden against joining NATO ... .
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Poll reveals number of Finns opposing tourist visas for Russians

Russia Today 04 Aug 2022
More than half of Finns want their country to stop issuing tourist visas to Russian citizens, a poll by Finland’s state broadcaster Yle has shown ... Russia and Finland share a 1,340-kilometer (832-mile) land border, with the Nordic nation being a popular destination for Russians, for holidays and shopping.
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Connor Bedard headlines Team Canada for World Juniors, August edition

North Shore News 04 Aug 2022
The hockey tournament featuring the best U20 players in the world is typically a classic Canadian pastime over the winter break, but this year’s event was cancelled Dec ... 20. The scores, standings and pools have all been reset for the summer event, with Canada landing in a group with Finland, Czechia, Slovakia and Latvia ... Aug. 10 ... Finland at 3 p.m.
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Ukraine under pressure in east as NATO chief says Russia must not win | Mint

Live Mint 04 Aug 2022
TRENDING STORIESSee All ... Premium Explained ... NATO Warning ... The war has led previously non-aligned Finland and Sweden to seek NATO membership, with the request so far ratified by 23 of the 30 member states, including the United States. Russia, which shares a long land border with Finland, has repeatedly warned Finland and Sweden against joining NATO ... .
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The State Department must step up on Arctic diplomacy

The Hill 04 Aug 2022
When it comes to Arctic policy, there is no shortage of steps we can take ... of vital access and resources ... Russia, the largest Arctic nation and current chair of the Arctic Council and Arctic Economic Council, has commenced the largest land invasion since World War II. Sweden and Finland are seeking to join NATO, reshaping European and global security.
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Finnish AI Region drives digital growth in small businesses

Computer Weekly 03 Aug 2022
The land procurement gives Google the means to expand in Finland, although the company has not yet decided when it might develop the site, said Lauri Ikonen, head of operations at Google Hamina ... The facility’s cooling system, which uses seawater from the Gulf of Finland, is powered by electricity from three newly constructed wind farms.
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The ‘Happiest Countries in the World’ list does not reflect the ones attracting Black expats

The Grio 30 Jul 2022
By this report’s measure, Finland landed the number one spot as the happiest country in the world for 2022; a spot it’s for the last five years ... In the three years since, Ghana has seen a huge influx of Black American settlers who claim they are happier there due to the huge Black population, lower prices, and access to the land.

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