Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and his wife,

Finland’s permanent dilemma: Russia

The greatest achievement of Finland’s 100 years of independence? Survival. What has largely been a distant threat to many countries in the West has been a matter of life and death in the northeastern corner of the European Union. For Finland, which shares an 800-mile border with Russia, safeguarding its sovereignty remains its focus, a century after the then-Grand Duchy of Russia declared its independence. … Continue reading Finland’s permanent dilemma: Russia