Finnish politician wants to ‘fight multiculturalism to the end’

A Finnish member of parliament has come under fire for a comment he made over the weekend decrying the “nightmare called multiculturalism” and rallying his compatriots to fight for “one true Finnish nation.”

The MP, Olli Immonen, is a member … Read the rest

Finland shuts door on black refugees

Finnish municipalities have significantly cut quotas on receiving refugees from foreign countries.

Refugee quotas have significantly been reduced by Finnish municipalities, with just 40 of them signaling readiness to receive refuges, local media outlets reported.

Last year, the municipalities received … Read the rest

Finnish municipalities have significantly cut quotas on receiving refugees from foreign countries.

Refugee quotas have significantly been reduced by Finnish municipalities, with just 40 of them signaling readiness to receive refuges, local media outlets reported.

Last year, the municipalities received … Read the rest

Thousands resign from church after same-sex marriage law

Thousands of people have resigned from the Lutheran Church in Finland, after the nation’s parliament approved a same-sex marriage law and the church’s archbishop expressed support for the vote, Finland’s Yle News reported.

By late Saturday, around 7,800 people had … Read the rest

Finland, Turkey get Russian VVER1200 NPP

These latest design VVER1200 NPP’s have 60 year life span, with 20% reduction in build cost and time, and 10% reduction in operating cost.

Turkey ordered 4 of these NPPs. Same process as SA: State deal subsequently approved by parliament. … Read the rest

These latest design VVER1200 NPP’s have 60 year life span, with 20% reduction in build cost and time, and 10% reduction in operating cost.

Turkey ordered 4 of these NPPs. Same process as SA: State deal subsequently approved by parliament. … Read the rest

Good luck to the little people fighting for NATO

Demonizing Russian President Vladimir Putin, an Anglo-American pastime, seems even more childish when one considers that any president of the Russian Federation would act in exactly the same manner to protect the interests of his country in the face of … Read the rest

Finland, Estonia files for EU funding on gas pipeline

Finland and Estonia have filed a joint application to the European Union for funding research on the Balticconnector gas pipeline route, which would connect Finland with the gas networks of Baltic states, Estonian newspaper Postimees reported Tuesday.

Balticconnector is a … Read the rest

International observer in Crimea receives death threats

Johan Bäckman
Johan Bäckman

An international observer from Finland, who sees the referendum on the status of Crimea as absolutely legitimate, has received death threats.

A referendum is due to be held in Crimea on the status of the peninsula tomorrow, on … Read the rest

How Putin conquered South Africa

yellowcakeBy Marin Katusa via Casey Research.

In the global war for energy supremacy, Russia has won another victory over the United States.

This time, the battleground has been South Africa, where Russia’s state-owned nuclear power company, Rosatom, has just signed … Read the rest

New adoption trend: Bongani speaks Finnish and has an iPad

For some Finnish women, adoption is the new pregnancy

The adoption of South African children by Finnish couples is steadily growing, South Africa’s ambassador to Finland Sello Moloto said on Friday.

In 2011, Finland’s statistics showed that most children adopted … Read the rest