With the global economic development the Arctic region has increasingly become important. Depletion of natural resources forces countries to exploit remote and hard-to-reach mineral deposits. International experts assess that Arctic accounts for about 13% of undiscovered oil, 30% of undiscovered natural gas, and 30% of freshwater in the world. Consequently,Continue Reading

EU Interior Ministers met on Tuesday evening to thrash out a response to the Afghan crisis, and Finland was represented there by Green leader Maria Ohisalo. Instinctively pro-immigration, Ohisalo might not have had a comfortable evening as the ministers argued about the use of the term ‘illegal immigration’. Euronews reportsContinue Reading

Former Auditor General, Director of the Estonian National Museum Alar Karis was elected the next president of Estonia with 72 votes of the 68 required on Tuesday. Karis will take office as president in October. The second round of voting in the 2021 presidential election saw Karis elected president betweenContinue Reading

The global oil market is gradually recovering from the crisis caused by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The increase in demand for oil, followed by restrictions cancellation in different countries, is natural and causes “black gold” supply shortages. Hence the need to increase oil production by the key exporters (Saudi Arabia,Continue Reading

Esko Varho Alkuperäinen syy sille, miksi Yhdysvallat hyökkäsi Afganistaniin, oli periaatteessa selvä. Pääosaa Afganistanista hallinnut äärijärjestö Taliban ei suostunut luovuttamaan syyskuun 2001 terrori-iskuihin syyllistyneen al-Qaida-terroristijärjestön johtoa, joka oli asettunut Afganistaniin. Yhdysvallat hyökkäsi jo lokakuussa 2001. Talibanin hallinto kaatui suorastaan hämmästyttävän nopeasti, muutamassa viikossa. Mutta se, mitä USA:n ja sen liittolaistenContinue Reading