Finland's long-delayed Olkiluoto-3 nuclear reactor connected to the power grid for the first time this month, the plant's operator said, 12 years after its planned launch. Located on Finland's west coast, Olkiluoto-3 is the country's first new nuclear plant in over four decades and Europe's first in almost 15 years.
Finland has finally joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in a move that doubles Russia’s border with the world’s biggest security alliance, thus dealing a strategic blow to President Vladimir Putin, who has long complained about NATO’s expansion and partly used that as a justification for the invasion of Ukraine. Finland shares a 1,340-kilometer (832-mile) border with Russia.
After Finland officially becomes the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)'s 31st member Tuesday, the alliance's border with Russia is to grow considerably, thus reshaping the region's geopolitical scenario.
Finland Sunday confirmed it would apply for membership to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), thus changing the geopolitical scenario in Europe less than three months after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Finland and Sweden allegedly are determined to become full members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, dropping decades of full or observant neutrality regarding the powerful neighbor Russia and its current leader Vladimir Putin.
A new joint declaration between the UK and Norway has been signed, stating the countries will work together to boost security, sustainability and prosperity in Europe and beyond.
The Government of Finland Thursday confirmed its country's intention to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced Thursday.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday signed defense deals with Sweden and Finland committing UK aid, including military support, in the event of an attack. Johnson made the pledge during a brief tour to the two Nordic nations, where he met first Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at her official countryside residence; then Finnish President Sauli Niinistö in Helsinki.
Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (2008-2012) said Thursday that his country could not sit down and watch if Finland and Sweden were to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and hinted a nuclear-free Baltic region would no longer be possible
The Argentine government has approved the funds for the design and construction of a new polar vessel to complement the activities of ice breaker ARA Almirante Irizar in her task of delivering provisions to the Argentine thirteen Antarctic bases. Works and design will be undertaken by the government-owned shipyard Tandanor and Finland's consulting firm Aker Arctic, with the funds allotted totaling 69 million Argentine pesos ( some US$ 6,5 million) and 7 million Euros.