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News Finland » Security: Finland - Mk 41 Vertical Launching Systems

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

WASHINGTON, FEB. 20, 2018 -- The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Finland of Mk 41 Baseline VII Strike-Length Vertical Launching Systems for an estimated cost of $70 million. The Defense Security ...

News Finland » Security: The Latest: IOC member involved in altercation with security

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The IOC said Thursday that Adam Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics ... 7:05 p.m. Michelle Karvinen scored two power-play goals and Finland beat the Olympic athletes from Russia 5-1 to finish third in the top group ...

News Finland » Security: Finland heightens security after two killed in stabbing attack

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Publication date: Friday 18 August 2017

A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack. A suspect - who police said ...

News Finland » Security: Joining NATO would help Finland's security but unlikely for now: finance minister

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Publication date: uesday 28 November 2017

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Joining NATO would improve Finland's security but is unlikely to happen any time soon because of a lack of wider support, Finance Minister Petteri Orpo said on Wednesday. His National Coalition Party, part of a three-party ruling ...

News Finland » Security: Finland's Next PM Alexander Stubb Wants to Join NATO

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Publication date: Friday 13 June 2014

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is currently in Finland. “We have to aim at maximising [sic] Finland’s national security and being part of decision-making, and that happens best as a NATO member,” Stubb told Reuters. “It is absolutely clear ...

News Finland » Security: Finland steps up security after fatal stabbings

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Publication date: Friday 18 August 2017

Finland's interior minister says security is being stepped up across the Nordic country after stabbings that killed at least two people in a western city there. Paula Risikko made the announcement during a news conference in Turku, where a man stabbed ...

News Finland » Security: Finland should stay militarily non-aligned - prime minister

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Publication date: onday 04 December 2017

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland should remain militarily neutral because it helps ensure security in the Baltic Sea region, Prime Minister Juha Sipila said in an interview ahead of celebrations of the country’s 100 years of independence. The EU member state ...

News Finland » Security: Helsinki's Jewish community raises security after arson strike in Sweden

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Publication date: Saturday 09 December 2017

Burning bottles were thrown into a Jewish synagogue in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday night, causing Jewish communities in Finland to raise their security once again for fear of unrest. The effects of US President Donald Trump's recent decision to name ...

News Finland » Security: Finland police investigating deadly mass stabbing in Turku

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Publication date: hursday 17 August 2017

It was not known if Friday's attack was somehow linked to a decision in June by Finland's security agency to raise its threat assessment to the second level of a four-step scale. The Finnish Security Intelligence Service says the country's "stronger ...