The military’s intelligence and security service, known as Must said on Monday that Sweden is safer after applying to join Nato, stating that Sweden had received bilateral security assurances from several countries while the membership was still pending. But at the same time, Sweden’s military intelligence said that Russia’s military
The prime minister of Sweden has warned against delinking his country’s Nato membership bid from Finland’s, after the alliance acknowledged for the first time that the two might have to join separately owing to Turkey’s obstruction. Ulf Kristersson said in an interview that for strategic reasons, the two membership applications
According to the Wall Street Journal, F-16 fighters would be sold to Turkey if it greenlights Nato membership for Finland and Sweden. Turkey’s foreign minister is to visit Washington next week. According to the Wall Street Journal, the White House plans to seek congressional approval for a 20-billion-dollar sale of
The EU-funded Nord II project aims to save and protect the highly-endangered Arctic fox, which is also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox. Speaking to Swedish television channel SVT, Bell said that the population of the native Arctic tundra species has been restored to a viable
Said to be breakthrough sustainable innovation for the mining industry’s transition to low-carbon production, the very first battery-powered MT42 truck was presented this week. LKAB, Europe’s largest iron-ore producer, is ready to put the vehicle into operations hundreds of meters under the surface at its mine inside the Arctic Circle.
The two Nordic nations continue to work closely together, with Finland’s Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) meeting his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde in Helsinki on Friday. Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) will visit Berlin next week at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. In a press release, the government’s
Swedish tech company Anodox Energy Systems has announced plans to produce electric vehicle batteries in Latvia, with the first factory in the Port of Rīga expected to be operational by December 2022. The news was announced by the Economics Ministry March 25, with a promise that a second factory for Lithium Ion Phosphate (LFP)
Trucks packed with military hardware could this weekend be seen in big numbers on the roads that connect northern Sweden and Finland with neighbouring Norway. Several of them carried tanks and heavy armoured vehicles. Sweden and Finland have participated in the bi-annual Cold Response for more than 15 years. But