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News Finland » Government: Finland Mandates Cold Storage, Public Auctions for Seized Bitcoins

News channel or source: https://www.coindesk.com/finland-releases-new-guidelines-for-storage-of-confiscated-bitcoins/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Finland's government released new guidelines today that set out how law enforcement officials must handle cryptocurrencies they confiscate. The official agencies in charge of storing the cryptocurrencies will now be prohibited from storing them on ...

News Finland » Government: America Is Selling More Arms to the Netherlands, Finland and Kuwait. Here is the Rundown.

News channel or source: http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/america-selling-more-arms-the-netherlands-finland-kuwait-24595
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Meanwhile, Finland hopes to purchase the Mk-41 vertical launch system, which can host a variety of naval missiles ranging from the Standard SM-2 to the Tomahawk land attack cruise missile. “The Government of Finland has requested a possible sale of four ...

News Finland » Government: Finland ready to increase EU payments after Brexit

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-eu-budget-finland/finland-ready-to-increase-eu-payments-after-brexit-idUKKCN1G01E5
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland will support an increase in payments by European Union member states in the bloc’s next long-term budget, the Finnish government said on Friday. The statement reverses the centre-right government’s earlier call for cost ...

News Finland » Government: What Finland Can Teach the West About Countering Russia’s Hybrid Threats

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/24178/what-finland-can-teach-the-west-about-countering-russia-s-hybrid-threats
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

HELSINKI, Finland—Tucked away in an unassuming office building near Helsinki’s waterfront, a group of around 10 academics and government officials—most of them Finns—spend long days and nights tracking disinformation and influence operations ...

News Finland » Government: State Dept. Approves Sale of Mk41 VLS to Finland

News channel or source: http://seapowermagazine.org/stories/20180221-Finland.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The DSCA delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on the date of the release. The government of Finland has requested a possible sale of four Mk41 Baseline VII Strike-Length VLSs. Also included are spares, handling ...

News Finland » Government: Readers write: Effects of Victoria’s matchmaking, Finland-Russia relations, complex situation in complex world, America’s government

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Readers-Respond/2018/0210/Readers-write-Effects-of-Victoria-s-matchmaking-Finland-Russia-relations-complex-situation-in-complex-world-America-s-government
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

I’m pleased to have read the Q-and-A with the author of “Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking” (Jan. 1 & 8), which details the effects of Victoria’s efforts to arrange advantageous royal marriages for her family members. The book satisfies my long-held ...

News Finland » Government: Some are more equal than others in Finland

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/18/some-are-more-equal-than-others-in-finland
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

As the government of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä scales back funds to the education system and social welfare state, we see a problem arising that has not been readily acknowledged by white Finland: social inequality, racism and discrimination. The mass ...

News Finland » Government: Lockheed Named in State Dept-Approved Sale of Mk 41 VLS to Finland

News channel or source: https://www.govconwire.com/2018/02/lockheed-named-in-state-dept-approved-sale-of-mk-41-vls-to-finland/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The premier source of breaking business news for the government contracting industry, GovCon Wire provides informative, to-the-point stories of the most significant contract awards, top-level executive moves, M&A activities and financial results of the ...

News Finland » Government: Finland Receives State Department Approval to Purchase U.S. Naval Missiles and Launchers

News channel or source: https://news.usni.org/2018/02/21/finland-receives-state-department-approval-purchase-u-s-naval-missiles-launchers
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Boeing Co. is the principal contractor for this deal, which also sending up to 21 U.S. government personnel to Finland to provide support during the next decade. The missiles included in the proposed sale are: 100 RGM-84Q-4 Harpoon Block II Plus ...

News Finland » Government: Trend of Finland’s employment rate rose to 70.9% in January

News channel or source: http://www.helsinkitimes.fi/finland/finland-news/domestic/15344-trend-of-finland-s-employment-rate-rose-to-70-9-in-january.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Finland’s unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points ... The results of its monthly labour force survey prompted a number of economists to estimate that the government is within reach of the target of raising the employment rate to 72 per cent ...