The closure of Russian airspace is causing uncertainty in Lapland’s tourism industry, which has relied heavily on travel from Asian countries. The amount of Asian tourists visiting Finnish Lapland has been growing year after year, before stopping completely because of the pandemic. Now, after many travel restrictions have been lifted,Continue Reading

Latvian charity organisation frequently receives verbal attacks from angry Latvian residents for the organisations work in Ukraine, said the manager of Rūta Dimanta in an interview to LTV Rīta panorāma. As for the level of cohesion within Latvia’s society in the context of the war in Ukraine, DimantaContinue Reading

Denmark is committed to sending approximately 800 of its troops to Latvia to enhance NATO defence against any potential Russian aggression in this region, as confirmed after a meeting between Latvian PM Krišjānis Kariņš and his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on Thursday, 31 March. Kariņš said he hopes this decisionContinue Reading

The security policy situation has changed, the Government says and adds another 3,5 billion kroner (€362 million) to the budget for strengthening defense and civil preparedness. Russia’s operation in Ukraine “represents a turning point for Norwegian and European security,” Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said at a press conference inContinue Reading