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Angry thousands of demonstrators protest in Finland against racism, far-right extremism

September 24, 2016 9:00 pm
Angry thousands of demonstrators protest in Finland against racism, far-right extremism

People demonstrate against racism and fascism in Helsinki, Finland, on September 24, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in the Finnish capital Helsinki to express discontent with racism and right-wing extremism, more than a week after the death of a young man allegedly killed by a […]

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Demonstrators in Finnish capital city of Helsinki urge end to entry of refugees, Muslims

September 11, 2016 12:44 pm
Demonstrators in Finnish capital city of Helsinki urge end to entry of refugees, Muslims

A group of people have staged a rally in the Finnish capital city of Helsinki to show opposition to the European Union (EU)’s refugee policy and the presence of Muslims in the European country. The small group of the anti-refugee demonstrators on Saturday waved Finland’s national flags and some of […]

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Russia to mobilize forces if Finland joins US-led military alliance of NATO: Putin

July 2, 2016 11:30 am
Russia to mobilize forces if Finland joins US-led military alliance of NATO: Putin

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (L) gestures during a joint press conference with Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto (unseen) at the presidential summer residence in southwestern Finland, July 1, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Russia has threatened it will mobilize its forces to areas closer to its border with Finland should Helsinki choose […]

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Finland

December 10, 2012 2:19 am

Finland, country in northwestern Europe on the Baltic Sea. Finland is one of Europe’s most northerly countries, with about one-third of its area lying north of the Arctic Circle. Finland is a land of vast green forests and sparkling lakes, of ultramodern buildings and old, walled castles. Its woodlands, which are its most […]

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