Finnish President Sauli Niinistö told Swedish public broadcaster SVT (siirryt toiseen palveluun) on Sunday that he did not believe that Sweden’s chances of joining Nato had weakened after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey’s parliament would start ratifying Finland’s accession. Since applying for membership, Finnish leaders have emphasisedContinue Reading

Turkey plans to ratify Finland’s application to join Nato, but independently from Sweden’s bid, ahead of Turkish parliamentary and presidential elections in mid-May, according to Reuters. On Wednesday, Reuters cited two Turkish officials saying that the Turkish parliament is “highly likely to ratify Finland’s Nato bid before it closes inContinue Reading

Finland’s electricity pricing system led to consumers paying more than they should have during the second half of 2022, according to an Aalto University professor. The energy crisis cost Finnish households an additional five billion euros, according to a study by Yle’s investigative journalism unit MOT. Between July and DecemberContinue Reading