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Sweden and Finland’s hopes of joining Nato hit a snag

Business Day 27 Jan 2023
Of Nato’s 30 members, only the parliaments of Turkey and Hungary have not yet ratified entry for Sweden and Finland, which are worried about their security after Russia's invasion of Ukraine ... Why do Sweden and Finland want to join Nato? ... Technically, yes, but defending Finland without strategic land access via Sweden would be difficult for Nato.
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Explained | Why is Turkey blocking Swedish, Finnish NATO membershipOf NATO's 30 members, only the ...

Deccan Herald 26 Jan 2023
Of NATO's 30 members, only the parliaments of Turkey and Hungary have not yet ratified entry for Sweden and Finland, which are worried about their security after Russia's invasion of Ukraine ... Why does NATO want Sweden and Finland? ... Technically, yes, but defending Finland without strategic land access via Sweden would be difficult for NATO ... Finland.
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Turkey, Finland and Sweden: Strategic patience, but with a deadline

The Hill 26 Jan 2023
Sweden and Finland do not appear to have made much progress toward membership in NATO in the past few months ... For most observers, Finland and Sweden as NATO members will demonstrably strengthen the alliance ... Finland has a land-centric military, with a small active-duty force of around 30,000 troops, but a massive reserve of 280,000 citizen-soldiers.
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US will supply M1 tanks to Ukraine, as Germany approves Leopards

The Keene Sentinel 26 Jan 2023
Both have so far been denied by the West ... That’s what this is about — helping Ukraine defend and protect Ukrainian land.” ... “We wanted to make sure we’re all together.” ... The U.S ... Finland, which shares a vast land border with Russia, plans to participate in the effort in some way, but is still weighing whether it can spare its own tanks ... The U.S ... .
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What's hiding in Putin's family history?

Raw Story 26 Jan 2023
Notably, vanguard-workers forged the Lenin statue at the Finland Station. The Bolsheviks soon faced the grim reality of a Marxist revolution in a peasant land of drunkenness and illiteracy ... Off and on, Vladimir’s family continued living with “relatives” until Vladimir landed a good ...
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Explainer-Why is Turkey blocking Swedish and Finnish NATO membership?

FX Empire 25 Jan 2023
Of NATO’s 30 members, only the parliaments of Turkey and Hungary have not yet ratified entry for Sweden and Finland, which are worried about their security after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ... Why do sweden and finland want to join nato? ... Technically, yes, but defending Finland without strategic land access via Sweden would be difficult for NATO.
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Explainer: Why is Turkey blocking Swedish and Finnish NATO membership?

Reuters 25 Jan 2023
In Madrid, Finland and Sweden agreed to work harder to fight terrorism, including intensifying work on the extradition and deportation of suspected militants ... Finland has the capacity to mobilise 285,000 personnel and 650 tanks ... Technically, yes, but defending Finland without strategic land access via Sweden would be difficult for NATO.
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Nato countries agree to send military aid to Ukraine ahead of arms meeting

The National 20 Jan 2023
Lloyd Austin, the US Defence Secretary, was in Germany to urge Defence Minister Boris Pistorius to release the Leopard tanks that could help Ukraine to regain land from Russia. Berlin's approval is needed before countries such as Poland and Finland, which have German-made Leopards in their arsenals, can export them to Ukraine ... ....
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Inexperienced Football Ferns squad named to play World Champions

RNZ 05 Jan 2023
Football Ferns coach Jitka Klimkov� has named a largely inexperienced squad of 26 for the two friendlies against world champions the USA in New Zealand later this month. Captain Ali Riley is the most capped player with 147 caps ... There are just four players with more than 50 caps ... Jacqui Hand; �land United, Finland (10/1) ... * Debut squad ... ....
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2022 has shown the world that Uncle Sam is still the arsenal of democracy

Irish Independent 01 Jan 2023
... also given Nato a renewed purpose, expanding it enormously with the addition of Sweden and Finland, doubling the size of Nato’s land border with Russia at a stroke.Putin has also exposed the massive shortcomings of Russia’s military for all the world to see.
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Finland Advances First Offshore Wind Farm Projects

The Maritime Executive 30 Dec 2022
Metsähallitus a state-owned enterprise that manages one-third of Finland's land and water areas recently announced that Vattenfall was selected in the first of several international offshore wind tenders to be carried out by the organization in support of Finland’s goal to reach net zero emissions by 2035.
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Finland's New FSRU Arrives, Replacing Russian Gas Imports

The Maritime Executive 29 Dec 2022
As part of its efforts to diversify its energy supply, Finland has welcomed its first ever floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for natural gas imports. Gasgrid Finland has chartered the FSRU Exemplar from Excelerate Energy for a period of 10 years. It will help supply the gas needs of customers in Finland and Estonia.
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Visual Arts — Dec. 28

Brainerd Dispatch 28 Dec 2022
The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center invites all to enjoy photographs from Finland on display in the Gallery until Saturday, Dec ... The photographs taken by the Window to the World travelers give visitors a glimpse of this trip and the connection they made to Finland.
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Russian troops fighting in Ukraine can freeze their sperm for free

CNN 28 Dec 2022
Video footage showed long lines of traffic at land border crossings into several neighboring countries ... More than 8,500 Russians traveled into neighboring Finland by land on the Saturday following Putin’s announcement, according to Finnish Border Guard official Matti Pitkäniitty.
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Top 10 books about the iron curtain

The Observer 28 Dec 2022
The iron curtain bisected Europe from north to south between 1945 and 1989. It defined the continent, and in many ways the entire world, because of the ideological battles that raged across it ... The USSR had iron curtain land borders with three countries – Norway, Finland and Turkey – but also a maritime border with the west on the Baltic Sea ... .

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