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Survey: Russians have a positive attitude towards Finland

A new survey carried out for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs finds the majority of Russians have a favourable attitude towards Finland and Finns...

Pekka Haavisto interview: ‘The world is a more unstable place’

Every night before bed, Pekka Haavisto diligently opens up his phone and checks the location of the Stena Impero tanker. And in the weeks since...

EU Defence and Foreign Ministers hold back-to-back Helsinki meetings

It's the sort of logistics ballet the Finnish civil service prides itself on being able to handle with aplomb. From Wednesday evening to Friday afternoon...

Russia Expels Finnish Diplomat From Moscow

The Russian government has decided to expel one diplomat from the Finnish embassy in Moscow. In a day of retaliation, foreign ambassadors were summoned to...

Finland Appoints New ‘Hybrid Ambassador’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed the country’s first 'Hybrid Ambassador'. Diplomat Mikko Kinnunen. He will focus on international cyber security cooperation, as well...

Finland Expels One Russian Diplomat Over UK Poisoning

Finland has announced it will expel one person with diplomatic status from the Russian Embassy in Helsinki over the chemical attack on a former...

Finland Watching Allies For More Russia Sanctions Over Chemical Attack

Finland's political leaders will be watching carefully today, to see if other EU countries announce sanctions against Russia, over a chemical weapons attack in...

A Thousand Days Of Juha Sipilä

The Finnish government marks a milestone today, one thousand days on the job with Juha Sipilä (Centre) as Prime Minister. Compared to some recent previous Finnish...