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Finland limits visas to Russians amid rush of Europe-bound tourists

The Philadelphia Inquirer 17 Aug 2022
The Finnish government agreed on Tuesday to curtail their numbers, after Russian tourists begun using Finland's Helsinki-Vantaa airport ...
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Finland limits tourist visas for Russians

Al Jazeera 16 Aug 2022
Haavisto said the decision had come as an influx of Russian tourists began using Finland and its Helsinki-Vantaa airport as a gateway to European holiday destinations, after Russia lifted pandemic-related border restrictions a month ago.
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Estonian visa cancellation has ordinary Russians worried

Yahoo Daily News 16 Aug 2022
"We hope that countries will come up with some solution. Maybe they can agree on something ... Haavisto said the decision had come as an influx of Russian tourists began using Finland and its Helsinki-Vantaa Airport as a gateway towards European holiday destinations, after Russia lifted pandemic-related border restrictions a month ago ... ....
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Finland debating stop to tourist visas for Russian citizens

The Guardian 29 Jul 2022
Russians have long crossed their country’s 1,340km- (830-mile) border with Finland to holiday, shop in border stores ...
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Carrier SAS files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in US

Times Free Press 06 Jul 2022
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy in the United States, warning a walkout by 1,000 pilots a day earlier had put the future of the carrier at risk ... "Although SAS is now under bankruptcy protection, it is not a beach holiday for the company.". ___. Jari Tanner in Helsinki contributed to this report.
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Midsummer Festival celebrated in Finland

Xinhua 25 Jun 2022
People celebrate Midsummer eve at Kaivopuisto Park in Helsinki, Finland, June 24, 2022. Midsummer Festival is an important festival and also one of the national holidays in Finland ... People celebrate Midsummer eve at Kaivopuisto Park in Helsinki, Finland, June 24, 2022 ... People celebrate Midsummer eve on a boat in Helsinki, Finland, June 24, 2022.
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World News Today - Finland, Sweden poses no threat but will cause Russia's reaction - Putin

Independent online (SA) 17 May 2022
Sweden officially applies to join Nato ... “We leave one era and go into another ... (Source ... – ... (Source ... – ... – ... The US Congress will seek to ratify Finland's application to join the Western military alliance Nato before going on holiday in August, US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in Helsinki after meeting with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto.
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U.S. may ratify Finland NATO membership by August

The Daily Telegraph Australia 16 May 2022
The U.S. Congress will seek to ratify Finland's application to join the Western military alliance NATO before going on holiday in August, U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in Helsinki on Monday (May 16) ....
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LIVE: World News Today - Russia closely following progress of Finnish, Swedish Nato bids

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2022
Why Turkey dissents on Finland and Sweden joining NATO and why it matters ... – ... (Source. Reuters). – ... The US Congress will seek to ratify Finland's application to join the Western military alliance Nato before going on holiday in August, US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in Helsinki after meeting with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto ... - ... –.
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LIVE: World News Today - Finland, Sweden poses no threat but will cause Russia's reaction ...

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2022
Sweden officially applies to join Nato ... “We leave one era and go into another ... (Source ... – ... (Source ... – ... – ... The US Congress will seek to ratify Finland's application to join the Western military alliance Nato before going on holiday in August, US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in Helsinki after meeting with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto.
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‘Old Cold War fears have returned’: An Irishman on the Finnish-Russian border

The Irish Times 13 May 2022
Eventually, after bombing Helsinki and by sheer weight of numbers, Russia prevailed and took 11 per cent of Finnish territory, mostly here in Karelia ... There I met my Finnish wife and a few years later we got married in Helsinki, in one of the two Catholic churches, across the road from the Russian embassy.
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Liverpool have to negotiate bumps on the road to Women’s Super League

The Observer 10 Apr 2022
The statistics paint a straightforward picture ... Meanwhile, the assistant manager, Paul McHugh, suffered the death of his parents ... Photograph ... Photograph ... In October, the Canada youth international was on holiday in Finland with friends when the hire car they were driving towards Helsinki span out of control in horrendous weather conditions ... Photograph ... .

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