Tag: Finland

August 16, 2022

Finland allowed the creation of a humanitarian visa for Russians

The country is discussing the introduction of a new type of humanitarian visa. Earlier, the authorities decided to limit the acceptance of applications from Russians for visas to one tenth of the current number media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Finnish authorities are discussing the creation of a new type of visa— humanitarian— for the entry, for example, of journalists […]

August 16, 2022

Finland will reduce the number of visa applications from tourists from Russia by 10 times

Finland will consider 10 times fewer applications for visas from tourists from Russia Since September, the Finnish Foreign Ministry will accept half as many applications for visas from Russians. At the same time, the number of applications for tourist visas will drop ten times -width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs will accept ten times […]

August 13, 2022

Finland and Estonia are discussing the creation of a joint missile defense system

The authorities of Finland and Estonia are discussing the creation of a joint system anti-missile defense (ABM). This was announced by the head of the Estonian Defense Ministry Hanno Pevkur, reports RIA Novosti. “We need to unite our coastal defense. The range of Estonian and Finnish missiles exceeds the width of the Gulf of Finland. This means that we combine our missile defense and share all the […]

August 12, 2022

Tallinn offered Helsinki to block the Gulf of Finland for Russian ships

The common missile defense system of Finland and Estonia will allow “closing” the Gulf of Finland for Russian ships, said the head of the Ministry of Defense of the Baltic Republic 756603154132239.webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution : 192dpi)” > Hanno Pevkur (center) < p>Estonia and Finland are negotiating a joint missile defense system (ABM), Hanno Pevkur, the new […]

August 11, 2022

Turkey accuses Sweden and Finland of not fulfilling NATO promises

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu: Sweden and Finland did not fulfill their promises to join NATO Turkey has not seen Sweden and Finland take steps to extradite the Kurds, the Foreign Minister said. Swedish SVT writes that Stockholm is ready to extradite one of them. Turkey promises in return to approve the entry of these countries into NATO media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and […]

August 8, 2022

Finland threatens holders of Finnish visas for traveling to Europe in transit

Finnish Foreign Ministry: Watching Russians who only use the Finnish Schengen for transit The Finnish Foreign Ministry is aware that some Russians use the Finnish Schengen only for transit to other European countries. The consular department of the department warned that it plans to “intervene” in this situation< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/7/30/756599617237307.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Finland intends to limit “transit tourism” for Russians and in the future […]

August 4, 2022

American veterans urged to block the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

photo en.wikipedia.org The press service of the United States veterans association Concerned Veterans for America published an appeal to the US Senate in which veterans urged parliamentarians to disapprove of NATO expansion to include Sweden and Finland. CVA Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell recalled that the US is currently saddled with $30 trillion in public debt, record inflation and growing limits on military capabilities . “The […]

August 4, 2022

The US Senate approved the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO

Thus, the US added to the list of more than 20 countries whose legislature ratified documents on NATO expansion. For Finland and Sweden to join the bloc, the consent of all 30 members of the alliance is required image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/1/96/756595642601961.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > The US Senate approved a resolution to ratify the protocols on accession of Finland and […]

July 28, 2022

Finland names six options for restricting Russian tourism

Options include stopping visa processing, closing borders for passenger traffic, as well as following EU policy and harmonizing measures already at a general level. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned that it would respond to Finland in case of refusal to issue visas max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Finnish authorities are considering six options for restricting tourism from Russia against the backdrop of a […]

July 28, 2022

Medvedev promised a symmetrical response to Finland’s accession to NATO

According to the deputy head of the Security Council, the accession of Sweden and Finland to the alliance will worsen the security situation in the Baltic region, and the border of Karelia with Finland will actually turn into the border of Russia with NATOv6_top_pics/resized/320xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 320w 800xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 800w v6_top_pics/resized/400xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 400w” media=”(max-width: 400px)” > Dmitry Medvedev Russia will respond symmetrically to the entry of Finland and Sweden […]

July 26, 2022

Erdogan reminded Sweden and Finland about the conditions for NATO membership

According to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara will not make any concessions and will not support NATO membership of Sweden and Finland, until they fulfill their previously assumed obligations to combat terrorism. The Turkish leader recalled that the memorandum signed in Madrid at the NATO summit is just an invitation to the alliance, and he told all his colleagues in the military bloc about […]

July 25, 2022

Finland says there are no plans to stop issuing visas to Russians

Helsinki supports the EU sanctions policy and does not plan to introduce visa restrictions on its own, Tuppurainen said. Earlier, a number of Finnish deputies called for the termination of the issuance of tourist visas to Russians “Finland declared no plans to stop issuing visas to Russians” /> Finland has no plans to stop issuing tourist visas in Russia amid a Russian special operation in […]

July 16, 2022

The number of people crossing the border between Russia and Finland has reached a pre-Covid level

More than 5,000 people crossed the Russian-Finnish land border on the day of opening On the day when the government lifted the “anticoid” restrictions on land borders, more than 5,000 people passed through the border checkpoints of the two countries. About 60% of travelers were heading from Russia to Finland The number of people who crossed the Russian-Finnish land border on the day Russia lifted […]

July 10, 2022

Zakharova responded to Finland’s decision to make a fence on the border with Russia

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, in response to the approval of Finnish President Sauli Niinistö for the construction of a fence on the border with Russia, asked Helsinki what material the fence would consist of. She wrote about this in her Telegram. Niinistö approved amendments to the law on border guards, which allow the installation of barriers on the border […]

July 6, 2022

Canada is the first to ratify the membership of Sweden and Finland in NATO

To complete the procedure for the accession of the two Nordic countries to NATO, it is necessary that all 30 member countries ratify the accession protocol Members of the House of Commons of the Canadian Parliament on the last day of work before the holidays unanimously ratified the protocol on the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO, reports Reuters. Thus, Canada became the first […]

July 5, 2022

The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO brought Russia serious risks

The Finns would very much like to return Vyborg The process of Sweden and Finland joining NATO has continued. On July 4, negotiations between these countries and the Alliance were completed in Brussels. On July 5, the Foreign Ministers of Sweden and Finland signed the Accession Protocol at NATO Headquarters. Ruslan Pukhov, a military analyst and director of the Moscow Center for Analysis of Strategies […]

July 4, 2022

Negotiations on Finland’s accession to NATO concluded in Brussels

Photo: pixabay.com According to the STT news agency, negotiations on Finland's entry into the North Atlantic Alliance have been completed in Brussels. It is expected that a protocol will be signed on July 5, according to which Finland will become an observer member in NATO. During the talks, Finland was represented by a delegation led by the country's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto. He also plans […]

July 4, 2022

Named the probability of deploying NATO nuclear weapons in Sweden and Finland

Stockholm and Helsinki have a long way to go to NATO On Tuesday, Sweden and Finland are expected to sign a NATO accession protocol. This was announced last week by Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. However, this is not yet the finish line in the Scandinavian sprint run, but only one of many milestones on a path that can stretch for a long time. Photo: […]

July 3, 2022

Turkey scared Sweden and Finland: non-compliance with the deal will be expensive

Ankara continues to put pressure on Swedes and Finns aspiring to NATO Failure to comply with the deal with Turkey will cost Sweden and Finland much more than its implementation, Akif, chairman of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee, said on Sunday Çağatay Kılıç in connection with the agreement between Ankara, Helsinki and Stockholm reached at the NATO summit in Madrid. Photo: AP In a conversation […]

July 3, 2022

Biden sent a report to Congress on the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

Sweden and Finland decided to join NATO against the backdrop of a Russian special operation in Ukraine. At the end of June, they were officially invited to join the alliance Joe Biden US President Joe Biden sent reports to the relevant congressional committees on the issue of accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO, the press service of the White House reported. This procedure is […]

July 2, 2022

Erdogan called on Finland and Sweden not to delay the fulfillment of promises

Erdogan: Turkey will return to its original position if the fulfillment of promises is delayed Turkey will not support the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO if they delay the fulfillment of their obligations, Erdogan said. Countries promised to expel members of the PKK, which Ankara considers terrorist =”Erdogan urged Finland and Sweden not to delay the fulfillment of promises” /> Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

July 1, 2022

The Foreign Ministry called the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO the saddest episode

The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO will make the Baltic Sea region a zone of rivalry, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko warned /42/756566855456426.jpg” alt=”The Foreign Ministry called the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO the saddest episode” /> The expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance by joining Finland and Sweden will lead to a deterioration in regional security and turn the […]

July 1, 2022

Erdogan’s intentions to again block Finland and Sweden from joining NATO weighed

“The Turkish leader has the potential to scare the Swedes and Finns by suspending this process” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again said that his country will not ratify the admission of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Alliance if they do not fulfill the obligations previously agreed upon at the NATO summit. In the meantime, Helsinki emphasized that they would not agree […]

June 30, 2022

Erdogan listed the promises of Sweden and Finland for NATO membership

In particular, the President of the Republic said that Sweden promised to expel 73 members of the PKK, which has been declared a terrorist organization in Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Sweden and Finland must fulfill the promises made to Ankara, after which the Turkish parliament will ratify their applications for NATO membership (the candidate must receive approval from all member countries of the organization), Recep […]

June 30, 2022

Putin said that Russia has no problems with Sweden and Finland in NATO

President Putin: Russia will respond in a mirror image to the response to the contingents in Sweden and Finland Sweden and Finland received an invitation to join NATO on June 29th. Putin said that Moscow is not concerned about the possible entry of countries into NATO, but warned them against deploying military contingents and infrastructure of the bloc Russia is not concerned about the possible […]

June 29, 2022

Sweden and Finland received an invitation to join NATO

Now the accession of Sweden and Finland will have to be approved by the parliaments of 30 NATO member countries ” alt=”Sweden and Finland received an invitation to join NATO” /> NATO has officially invited Sweden and Finland to join the alliance, according to its website. These countries now have invited status. “The accession of Finland and Sweden will make them more secure, NATO— stronger, […]

June 29, 2022

The accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO returned the Baltic to the “pre-Petrine times”

Experts assessed the new threats to Russia from the West During the NATO summit in Madrid, Turkey, Finland and Sweden nevertheless came to a compromise. Ankara no longer objects to the admission of the Scandinavians to the Alliance. The issue of NATO expansion can be considered resolved. It is clear that this changes the balance of power in the northwest of Europe. How exactly the […]

June 28, 2022

Medvedev: Ukraine in NATO is more dangerous for Russia than Finland and Sweden

Photo: Natalia Gubernatorova According to the Arguments and Facts newspaper, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev compared the danger of entering NATO of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden for our country. According to him, for the Russian Federation, Ukraine in NATO is an order of magnitude more dangerous due to the presence of unresolved territorial disputes and different understanding of […]

June 28, 2022

Medvedev considered that Sweden and Finland as part of NATO do not threaten Russia

Medvedev said that the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO does not pose new threats to Russia The accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO does not threaten Russia with “anything particularly new”, said Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev in an interview with Arguments and Facts.< /p> “If they feel better and safer by joining an alliance,— on health»,— he said. […]

June 27, 2022

Turkey announces new NATO summit with Finland and Sweden

The summit with the participation of the first persons of Turkey, NATO, Sweden and Finland will take place on June 28. Ankara will push for amendments to Finnish and Swedish laws to fight “PKK terrorists,” Erdogan's spokesman clarified Turkey will hold a new round of negotiations with Finland and Sweden on NATO membership before alliance summit in Madrid, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on […]