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Finnish government bars Russians from entering as tourists

Finland announced on Thursday that it would bar Russians from entering as tourists, closing off the last land route into the European Union for people fleeing the Kremlin's military mobilization effort. The policy takes effect at midnight…

Putin warns Finland joining NATO would be a ‘mistake’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned his Finnish counterpart that joining Nato and abandoning Finland's neutral status would be a "mistake". He told Sauli Niinistö there was no threat to Finland's security. The exchange came…