Interestingly, this comes after Finland has resisted pressure from the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - as well as Poland - to impose a blanket travel ban on all Russians. The new ban at the Russian-Finnish border means Finnish authorities will in effect reject even validly issued visas previously given by Finland and other European countries, according to Friday statements by foreign minister Pekka Haavisto.

cross-posted from: > According to the company, OL3 electricity production would cover around 14% of Finland’s electricity demand and reduce the country’s electricity imports by about 60%.

Now, America appears ready to label countries such as Britain, Finland, and Sweden as human rights abusers for refusing to give minors gender transition surgeries. The revelation came after a memo released by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that classified ‘talk therapy’ as a form of LGBT conversion therapy.

cross-posted from: > “The size of Finland’s reserve is around 900,000 people, so this is a small number. It must also be remembered that those who are required to complete supplementary service are given a very good week-long training. Thanks to it, they get the skills to act in everyday crises and are also assigned to various tasks in exceptional circumstances,” he said.

cross-posted from: > Finns should be prepared for power outages caused by possible electricity shortages this coming winter," Finnish grid operator Fingrid said today.


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