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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

“They take everything away, they don’t sell jackets”: Russians are shocked by the reception in Finland

The opening of the border exposed a lot of problems People rushed abroad. Since mid-July, it has again become possible to travel to neighboring Finland, which was previously closed for the period of the pandemic. Fly while they give it. In the first day alone, more than five thousand lucky people crossed the border with

The trade representative said that Finland has limited the purchase of land for the Russians

Russian trade representative Loginov: Finland has limited the purchase of land by Russians The country has tightened the rule in force since 2020 that when buying land, everyone who does not have EU citizenship must obtain a license from the Ministry of Defense. Now this rule has been supplemented: the department can find out the

Erdogan called the condition for freezing the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

The Turkish President again threatened to oppose the entry of the two countries into the alliance if they do not fulfill their promises. Ankara agreed to support the candidacies of Sweden and Finland on the condition that they hand over the “terrorists” to it Recep Erdogan If Sweden and Finland do not fulfill the conditions

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

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

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

Foreign Ministers of Finland and Sweden signed protocols on joining NATO

Now all NATO member states must ratify the documents. The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs expects that the procedure will be completed no earlier than autumn, since the parliaments of a number of countries participating in the association go on summer holidays Ann Linde, Pekka HaavistoiJens Stoltenberg Foreign Ministers of Finland—Pekka Haavisto and Sweden— Ann

Volodin responded to the idea of ​​Finland to place NATO bases near the borders with Russia

Volodin: the idea of ​​​​the security of Finland when deploying NATO bases near the borders with Russia is wrong Vyacheslav Volodin The deployment of NATO bases in Finnish cities near the borders with Russia will only endanger their residents, said State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin. So he commented on the proposal of the mayor of

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Having let Sweden and Finland into NATO, Turkey achieved its goal

Ankara brags about getting “what it wanted” Turkey was surprisingly quick to withdraw its objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO. Ankara has previously blocked the entry of the Nordic countries into the alliance due to concerns about arms exports and support for terrorist groups. Now, according to Erdogan's representatives, the Turkish side has achieved

The President of Finland on the timing of the restoration of relations with Russia: it will take time

photo pexels.com According to the BBC TV channel, Finnish President Sauli Niiniste, commenting on the prospects for restoring relations with Russia, said that this the process will be lengthy. At the same time, he admitted that a return to cooperation with the Russian Federation is quite possible, but not immediately. “It will take some time,”

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

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

Finland to lift restrictions on visa applications from 1 July

Helsinki, Finland In connection with the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on entry, Finland will remove restrictions on the acceptance of visa applications from July 1, the country's embassy in Russia reports. The ministry stressed that visa applications will be accepted at the Finnish visa centers only by appointment, and their consideration is carried out in

Turkey rejects NATO mediation in talks with Finland and Sweden

Ankara demands specific proposals from Helsinki and Stockholm to counter the activists of the Kurdistan Workers' Party on the territory of these countries. Turkey blocks accession of two states to NATO Jens Stoltenberg Turkey rejected NATO's offer to hold trilateral talks with Sweden and Finland over the country's objections to their entry into the alliance,

NATO rejects deadline to host Sweden and Finland at Madrid summit

Stoltenberg: NATO does not consider the Madrid summit as a deadline for hosting Finland and Sweden According to Stoltenberg, NATO does not see the summit as a deadline for hosting Finland and Sweden. He once again stressed that Turkey's concerns are legitimate Jens Stoltenberg and Sauli Niinistö NATO does not consider the Madrid summit from