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Russian Family Jailed For People Smuggling Operation

A court in eastern Finland has jailed a Russian family for up to five years for trafficking people through the Saimaa Canal to Finland. At...

Twitter Bot Army Swarms Finnish Presidential Contenders

A researcher in Helsinki says he's identified hundreds of fake Twitter accounts which now follow at least two leading Finnish presidential candidates. The new research...

Classified Documents Leak: Reports Go To Government, Newspaper Stands By The...

The government and President will receive a report today on the apparent leak of classified documents to Helsingin Sanomat newspaper. The report will also be...

Lightbringer: The Story Of Finland’s New Winter War Memorial

A striking new sculpture lights up the dark skies this week, when Finland's first ever national memorial to the Winter War of 1939 and...

Read Out: Sipilä And Medvedev’s Russia Meeting

When Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) went to meet his Russian counterpart Dimitri Medvedev in St. Petersburg on Thursday, the economy and bilateral...

New Russia Survey Casts Finns In Positive Light

When Russians think of Finland, they imagine Helsinki, sauna, nature, and a high standard of living. They also picture prosperity, innovation, democracy and the...

After London: How Safe Are Finland’s Trains?

The improvised device exploded with a bang and a flash of light, on a busy London subway carriage last Friday morning. Passengers evacuated the...

Sipilä To Meet Russian PM, French President

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä will hold talks with the Russian Prime Minister and then, with the President of France, his office announced today. The...

Handshake, Photo for Niinistö and Russian Envoy

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö met Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Rjabkov at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki today. The pair posed for a handshake. And...

President Niinistö To Meet Russia, US Deputy Foreign Ministers

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö will meet the Russian and US Deputy Foreign Ministers when they come to Finland at the beginning of the week. The...