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# finland - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Ukraine warns only talks can end war as Russia cuts Finland gas
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine warns only talks can end war as Russia cuts Finland gas

May 21st 2022, 7:25 PM 21,739 Views 9 Comments

Ukraine’s president says “there are things that can only be reached at the negotiating table”.

Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids
# NATO
# NATO

Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids

May 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 31,281 Views 15 Comments

Turkey has long accused Nordic countries of harbouring extremist Kurdish groups.

# finland - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,042 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.

# finland - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership

May 18th 2022, 8:30 AM 8,306 Views 18 Comments

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he welcomes the requests.

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution
# Olle Thorell
# Olle Thorell

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution

May 18th 2022, 12:03 AM 10,813 Views 8 Comments

Olle Thorell is an MP for the ruling Social Democrats party and also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Swedish parliament.

# finland - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

May 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 8,450 Views 20 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

# finland - Monday 16 May, 2022

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

May 16th 2022, 2:54 PM 18,676 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

# finland - Sunday 15 May, 2022

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated May 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 30,150 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
# Russia
# Russia

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

May 15th 2022, 1:11 PM 13,111 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

# finland - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
# Kharkiv
# Kharkiv

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'

Updated May 14th 2022, 3:20 PM 55,581 Views 53 Comments
  • "The breaking point will be in the second part of August," Major General Kyrylo Budanov said
  • The intelligence chief also made unverified claims that a coup is under way in Moscow to depose Putin
  • Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake"

# finland - Friday 13 May, 2022

Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato

May 13th 2022, 9:04 AM 18,999 Views 16 Comments

Sweden is expected to follow suit within days amid fears triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

# finland - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Finland’s leaders say their country must apply for Nato membership 'without delay'
# Sauli Niinisto
# Sauli Niinisto

Finland’s leaders say their country must apply for Nato membership 'without delay'

May 12th 2022, 1:33 PM 16,786 Views 42 Comments

The announcement paves the way for the alliance to expand amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.

# finland - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides
# Alexander Stubb
# Alexander Stubb

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides

Apr 30th 2022, 7:00 AM 19,948 Views 48 Comments

Alexander Stubb is a former Prime Minister of Finland and has dedicated his political career to campaign for Finnish NATO membership.

# finland - Monday 25 April, 2022

Finland Ambassador: Irish neutrality debate full of 'wrong notions' and 'false asumptions'
# Finland
# Finland

Finland Ambassador: Irish neutrality debate full of 'wrong notions' and 'false asumptions'

Apr 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 39,106 Views 0 Comments

Raili Lahnalampi has served as Finland’s senior diplomat in Dublin since 2019.

# finland - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 10th 2022, 7:57 PM 11,729 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

Finland gears up for historic NATO decision
# NATO
# NATO

Finland gears up for historic NATO decision

Apr 10th 2022, 12:22 PM 46,915 Views 27 Comments

Only six of Finland’s 200 MPs in a recent poll by public broadcaster Yle openly voiced anti-NATO views.

# finland - Friday 8 April, 2022

Micheál Martin heads to Estonia and Finland to discuss Russia, climate change and energy
# Travels
# Travels

Micheál Martin heads to Estonia and Finland to discuss Russia, climate change and energy

Apr 8th 2022, 8:13 AM 6,903 Views 27 Comments

Ireland and Finland celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations this year.

# finland - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Finnish PM caught going to nightclub after Covid exposure
# Night Fever
# Night Fever

Finnish PM caught going to nightclub after Covid exposure

Dec 8th 2021, 7:17 PM 67,284 Views 36 Comments

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto had tested positive for coronavirus.

# finland - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Victory for 10-man Finland in World Cup qualifier keeps pressure on group leaders France
# Heat Is On
From The42
# Heat Is On

Victory for 10-man Finland in World Cup qualifier keeps pressure on group leaders France

Nov 13th 2021, 5:12 PM 4,381 Views 0 Comments

Finland are now just one point behind the world champions in Group D.

# finland - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Tactics Board: Colossal work rate and sticking to the game plan earns Ireland superb away win
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

Tactics Board: Colossal work rate and sticking to the game plan earns Ireland superb away win

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 12:06 PM 11,993 Views 1 Comment

Shane Keegan looks at the key tactical elements behind the 2-1 victory in Tuesday’s Women’s World Cup qualifier.

# finland - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

O'Gorman vows 'there's definitely more to come' as Ireland take aim at World Cup qualification
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

O'Gorman vows 'there's definitely more to come' as Ireland take aim at World Cup qualification

Oct 27th 2021, 8:10 PM 10,197 Views 2 Comments

The Irish international features on The Football Family podcast.

The Football Family: Finland v Ireland debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

The Football Family: Finland v Ireland debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

Oct 27th 2021, 5:06 PM 670 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

# finland - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

'Screaming' at Cork counterpart to take free-kick, going home happy and getting to the next level
# Midfield Maestro
From The42
# Midfield Maestro

'Screaming' at Cork counterpart to take free-kick, going home happy and getting to the next level

Oct 26th 2021, 8:45 PM 4,163 Views 1 Comment

Denise O’Sullivan was named Player of the Match in Ireland’s monumental win over Finland.

O'Sullivan the matchwinner as Pauw's Ireland claim massive victory in Finland
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

O'Sullivan the matchwinner as Pauw's Ireland claim massive victory in Finland

Oct 26th 2021, 6:31 PM 24,856 Views 19 Comments

The Girls In Green came out on top of a crucial World Cup qualifying clash in Helsinki.

'Every Irish team, when nobody gives them a chance, that's when they step up into the light'
# Big One
From The42
# Big One

'Every Irish team, when nobody gives them a chance, that's when they step up into the light'

Oct 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Amber Barrett and Ireland face Finland in a crucial World Cup qualifier in Helsinki this evening.

# finland - Friday 22 October, 2021

A 'sizeable challenge' awaits in a game Ireland can ill afford to lose
# The Football Family
From The42
# The Football Family

A 'sizeable challenge' awaits in a game Ireland can ill afford to lose

Oct 22nd 2021, 7:14 PM 2,727 Views 0 Comments

Tuesday’s clash with Finland is vital to Ireland’s prospects of making the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

# finland - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Miranchuk's magnificent goal secures vital victory for Russia
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

Miranchuk's magnificent goal secures vital victory for Russia

Jun 16th 2021, 3:58 PM 5,744 Views 0 Comments

The Russians rebounded from their defeat to Belgium by getting the better of Finland.

# finland - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Finland beat Denmark on night when Christian Eriksen is hospitalised
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Finland beat Denmark on night when Christian Eriksen is hospitalised

Jun 12th 2021, 8:58 PM 10,818 Views 4 Comments

The Finns secured a historic victory over Denmark in a game overshadowed by Christian Eriksen’s hospitalisation.

# finland - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study
# Screen Time
# Screen Time

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study

Mar 18th 2021, 8:35 AM 64,617 Views 28 Comments

Researchers said that increased screen time has ‘multiple risks’ for child wellbeing.

# finland - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Wales set new unbeaten record to secure Nations League promotion
# Going Up
From The42
# Going Up

Wales set new unbeaten record to secure Nations League promotion

Nov 18th 2020, 9:55 PM 7,647 Views 3 Comments

The Welsh finished at the top of Ireland’s group thanks to tonight’s win over Finland in Cardiff.

# finland - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Thuram's France debut spoiled as Finland stun the world champions in Paris
# Sacre Bleu
From The42
# Sacre Bleu

Thuram's France debut spoiled as Finland stun the world champions in Paris

Nov 11th 2020, 10:30 PM 9,166 Views 2 Comments

Finland followed up last month’s victory against Ireland by winning tonight’s friendly at the Stade de France.

# finland - Thursday 15 October, 2020

A childhood dream realised as 'proud' O'Shea continues remarkable rise
# The Big Break
From The42
# The Big Break

A childhood dream realised as 'proud' O'Shea continues remarkable rise

Updated Oct 15th 2020, 9:30 PM 36,983 Views 12 Comments

The defender from Dublin made his senior international debut in the Uefa Nations League clash with Finland.

# finland - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 8:01 PM 12,627 Views 13 Comments

The Boys in Green are still searching for their first win under Stephen Kenny after losing in Helsinki.

Goal-shy Ireland fall to another defeat to Finland
# Recurring Problems
From The42
# Recurring Problems

Goal-shy Ireland fall to another defeat to Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 7:08 PM 40,571 Views 89 Comments

Fredrik Jensen was the match winner again as Kenny’s Ireland drew yet another blank in front of goal.

As it happened: Finland v Republic of Ireland, Uefa Nations League From The42
Live Oct 14th 2020, 4:19 PM

As it happened: Finland v Republic of Ireland, Uefa Nations League

Connolly returns and O'Shea makes his debut for Ireland against Finland
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Connolly returns and O'Shea makes his debut for Ireland against Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 3:46 PM 8,339 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kenny has made four changes to the Irish side that drew with Wales on Sunday.

Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,586 Views 3 Comments

After a week like no other, a much-changed Irish squad featuring seven players under the age of 22 seek a first win under the new manager.

# finland - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'Obviously, it's very disruptive but we just have to get on with it'
# Preparation
From The42
# Preparation

'Obviously, it's very disruptive but we just have to get on with it'

Oct 13th 2020, 6:29 PM 6,295 Views 4 Comments

Enda Stevens admits the Irish camp’s Covid-19 drama has caused difficulty.

Kenny optimistic international football will continue as Covid hits players across Europe
# Not At The Finnish
From The42
# Not At The Finnish

Kenny optimistic international football will continue as Covid hits players across Europe

Oct 13th 2020, 5:25 PM 4,483 Views 4 Comments

‘People need something to look forward to’, said Kenny, and he described the Irish team as ‘the pinnacle of sporting life in Ireland.’

# finland - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list

Oct 1st 2020, 8:56 PM 42,969 Views 31 Comments

Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein are still the only four countries on the list.

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