Finland Watch

This page provides links to English-language articles (and some in Finnish or Spanish) on public debates about domestic and foreign policy issues in Finland. I am also including articles about Finnish cultural scene.

 

Wednesday’s papers: Cabinet reshuffle, real estate and business boom, slippery roads on summer tyres, YLE News, 26 April 2017

Finnish business leaders upbeat about Russian market upswing, YLE News, 25 April 2017

Drowned asylum seeker child, civil war execution special coins spark online fury, YLE News, 25 April 2017

4 Reasons Why I Will Never Speak Finnish Fluently by Anna Viljanen, Finland Today, 25 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 April 2017

Tuesday's papers: Fake cops, vocational education reform, school tea ceremony, YLE News, 25 April 2017

The cool Nordic capital to visit this summer by Mary Holland, New York Post, 24 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 April 2017

Monday's papers: Islamic legality, mid-term review background, intelligence service bill, YLE News, 24 April 2017

New Helsinki City Council shaping up in record time, YLE News, 23 April 2017

Ex-president Halonen: Forced returns to dangerous countries must end, YLE News, 22 April 2017

Helsinki ranked as the most open city in the world by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 21 April 2017

Officials face nearly 9,000 asylum appeals, rise in decisions referred for review, YLE News, 21 April 2017

Finns Party's Terho kicks off party chair candidacy, wants return to national currency, YLE News, 21 April 2017

Friday's papers: Response to latest Paris attack, verdict in neo-Nazi case and world-record coffee consumption, YLE News, 21 April 2017

Justice chancellor criticises PM's reaction to Yle's Terrafame coverage, YLE News, 20 April 2017

Thursday's papers: New intelligence powers under scrutiny, also, warm summer ahead? Nope, YLE News, 20 April 2017

Trade union members well represented among new municipal councillors by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 20 April 2017

Draft bills on civilian and military intelligence rights unveiled by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 April 2017

Finland aims to fast-track new intelligence laws to avert terrorism by Jussi Rosendahl, Reuters, 19 April 2017

Wednesday's papers: May's election, dodgy investments, cheap Helsinki and a skiing legend retires, YLE News, 19 April 2017

Finland Is the Safest Country In the World, Finland Today, 18 April 2017

Mika Vainio's quiet influence on electronic music was deafening by Jennifer Lucy Allan, The Guardian, 18 April 2017

Professor: Hybrid threat centre an opportunity to promote security by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 April 2017

"Sipilägate" topples Finland from top of press freedom table, YLE News, 18 April 2017

Tuesday's papers: Intelligence proposal, coming job boom, frozen statue, YLE News, 18 April 2017

Finland has a nascent ‘jihadist underworld' by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 17 April 2017

Risikko: Finland should raise refugee quota by 40% by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 14 April 2017

Finland's history of forced returns: Deporting conscientious objectors and a sedated family, YLE News, 13 April 2017

Thursday's papers: Red women of Tampere, church short of funds, and mämmi shortage threatens, YLE News, 13 April 2017

"Now the work begins" – New migrant-background councillors reflect on their election wins, YLE News, 12 April 2017

Wednesday's papers: Voting patterns and wealth, rejected ballots, holiday driving, YLE News, 12 April 2017

Finland's baby slump continues, YLE News, 11 April 2017

Helsinki hybrid threat centre one step closer to reality, YLE News, 11 April 2017

Tuesday's papers: Post-election analysis and eliminating diesel cars in the EU, YLE News, 11 April 2017

Feminists and Pirates make breakthrough to Helsinki municipal council, YLE News, 10 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 10 April 2017

Monday's papers: Vapaavuori's vote mountain, migrant candidates' success, and Soini's swansong, YLE News, 10 April 2017

Finns Party loses out as Greens rise in local elections, YLE News, 9 April 2017

Stockholm attack rare in Nordic context, says Finnish expert, YLE News, 8 April 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 7 April 2017

President Niinistö calls snap meeting on Syria, Soini urges US-Russian talks, YLE News, 7 April 2017

Friday's papers: Trump hits Syria, report cards on last local election panel, border guard seeks expanded powers, YLE News, 7 April 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 7 April 2017

Thursday's papers: Finland in chem weapons disposal, freeze on panda diplomacy and thumbs-up for child home care allowance, YLE News, 6 April 2017

Migrant candidates face racism, death threats in local election campaign, YLE News, 5 April 2017

Interior Minister: No children or pregnant women deported this week – but they could be in future, YLE News, 5 April 2017

Lapland reindeer herders still carrying radiation from Cold War nuclear tests, YLE News, 5 April 2017

Finland has organised three dozen removal flights since last year by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 April 2017

Finland must stick to its position on asylum decisions, stresses Soini by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 April 2017

Live blog: Xi Jinping visits Finland, YLE News, 5 April 2017

Wednesday's papers: The 2 faces of Xi, return of a Cold War dinosaur and the costs of a baby, YLE News, 5 April 2017

Yle: Secret orders for media coverage of Chinese presidential visit to Finland, YLE News, 4 April 2017

Hundreds protest Afghan deportations in Helsinki, YLE News, 4 April 2017

Activists and policy-makers protest after Finland returns asylum seekers to Afghanistan by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 April 2017

Finland to take action against illegal immigration – revoke residence permits of foreign fighters by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 April 2017

Tuesday's papers: Airport deportation protest, Chinese visit, SDP peril and smooth sailing, YLE News, 4 April 2017

Xi's Nordic Stopover on His Way to U.S. Reveals a Global Trade Shift by Raine Tiessalo and Ting Shi, Bloomberg, 3 April 2017

Xi's message to Finland and EU: Stay integrated to benefit all of us by Dang Zhen, CGTN, 3 April 2017

President Niinistö in North Russia: ‘If We Lose the Arctic, We Lose the World', Finland Today, 3 April 2017

Monday's papers: Grand mosque scrutiny, Finnish family's sailing drama, and grocery comparison, YLE News, 3 April 2017

100,000 jobs with no takers – Government planning new subsidies to tackle labour shortage, YLE News, 2 April 2017

Aki Kaurismäki: “Somos los parias de la tierra porque no lo sabemos” por Ferran Bono, El País, 2 abril 2017

Finland doubles UN peacekeeping commitment in Lebanon, YLE News, 1 April 2017

Finland is throwing away everything that made its schools the best in the world by Dennis Hayes, nsnbc international, 31 March 2017

Finland in the World Press: 25-31 March by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 31 March 2017

Finnish intelligence warns foreign powers targeting young politicians, YLE News, 31 March 2017

Niinistö plays down possible Trump-Putin meeting in Finland, YLE News, 31 March 2017

Friday's papers: Possible Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki, an off-the-cuff PM and tuition fees, YLE News, 31 March 2017

Social Democrats went forward at JHL Union Council elections by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 31 March 2017

Thursday's papers: Brexit effects, Nobel prize winner speaks out on Sote, and Tampere tests social welfare and health care reform, YLE News, 30 March 2017

China's President Xi to visit Finland, YLE News, 29 March 2017

Steam journey commemorates independence hero's return from Siberian exile, YLE News, 29 March 2017

Arabic third most common foreign language in Finland, YLE News, 29 March 2017

Millennial poverty on the rise, YLE News, 29 March 2017

Wednesday's papers: Advance voting and figure skating, YLE News, 29 March 2017

Five Places to Go in Helsinki by Esha Chhabra, The New York Times, 28 March 2017

Finnish and Russian presidents to meet at Arctic Forum, YLE News, 28 March 2017

Tuesday's papers: Election hots up in Helsinki, party profiles in focus, Tampere hockey fever, YLE News, 28 March 2017

The 10 Most Beautiful Languages In The World by Lani Seelinger, The Culture Trip, 27 March 201

Anti-summer time petition hits target, YLE News, 27 March 2017

Health Companies Plan for $8.6 Billion Market Opening in Finland by Raine Tiessalo, Bloomberg, 27 March 2017

Monday's papers: Daylight savings time, gun permits, warehouse fire, windy weather, YLE News, 27 March 2017

Nature reserve campaign kicks off in honour of Finland's centenary, YLE News, 25 March 2017

, Helsinki Times, 24 March 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 24 March 2017

Is This Scandinavian City the Next Capital of Cool? by Karen Burshtein, Vogue, 24 March 2017

Police probe apparent arson at asylum seekers' camp, YLE News, 24 March 2017

Friday's papers: Refugee integration, Yle reprimand, Sote controversy, YLE News, 24 March 2017

Helsinki Times, 23 March 2017

Thousands in queue for residence permits - up to 300 applicants daily, YLE News, 23 March 2017

Yle reprimanded by media watchdog over PM reporting, YLE News, 23 March 2017

Thursday’s papers: London attack, Koivisto's health, Terrafame dispute and a spring warbler, YLE News, 23 March 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 23 March 2017

More than a thousand asylum seekers housed in 2017 so far, YLE News, 22 March 2017

Finnish, US defence ministers discuss ISIS and Winter War, YLE News, 22 March 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 March 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 22 March 2017

Wednesday's papers: Killer freedom bid, Swedish exams, crickets as food, YLE News, 22 March 2017

Finland Is The Fifth Happiest Country in the World, According to the UN, Finland Today, 22 March 2017

Finnish Red Cross: “We Want to Put a Stop to Discriminative Behavior” by Georgie Gaskin, Finland Today, 21 March 2017

The Majority of Respondents in a Survey Feel That Refugees Threaten Internal Security, Finland Today, 21 March 2017

Employers' leader wants to terminate union level collective agreements and cut pay by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 21 March 2017

Tuesday's papers: Undecided voters, Bandidos arrest, defence industry bonanza and food aid, YLE News, 21 March 2017

Asylum seeker gassed in Helsinki, perpetrator at large, YLE News, 20 March 2017

Monday's papers: Finland in space, van speed limits, Atlantic warmth, YLE News, 20 March 2017

Finland celebrates equality on Minna Canth Day, YLE News, 19 March 2017

Left Alliance's Kyllönen third candidate to enter 2018 presidential race, YLE News, 18 March 2017

Finland in the World Press: 11-17 March, Helsinki Times, 17 March 2017

Finnish foreign aid linked to tax evasion scheme by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 17 March 2017

Friday's papers: Stolen electric bikes, asylum places needed, plumbing prices, YLE News, 17 March 2017

Thursday's papers: Flighty Finns Party councillors, Rotenberg's permit problem, and Uusikaupunki renewal, YLE News, 16 March 2017

Helsinki's immigration unit hit by staff shortage by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 16 March 2017

Immigration Service: More suicides by asylum seekers than previously reported, YLE News, 15 March 2017

Wednesday's papers: Headscarves, Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel, electronic exams, and looking for stolen goods, YLE News, 15 March 2017

Finland Turns 100: What's In It For US? by Ira Kalb, The Huffington Post, 14 March 2017

Tuesday's papers: Grocery delivery experiments, police officer accidentally shoots colleague, Elisa CEO's comments upsets some customers, YLE News, 14 March 2017

Women still earn 17% less – but who should fix the wage gap? YLE News, 13 March 2017

Finnish president meets with Swedish PM, royals amid Winter War commemorations, YLE News, 13 March 2017

Hardliner Halla-aho throws hat into ring as Finns Party chair, YLE News, 13 March 2017

Vapaavuori: Foreign languages should be part of curriculum already in first grade by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 13 March 2017

Monday's papers: MPs' extra earnings, alcolock demand, island tunnel crumbling, YLE News, 13 March 2017

EK chief: Average salaries in Finland are too high, YLE News, 12 March 2017

Countering the Hybrid War-The Finnish Way by Petri Mäkelä, Medium, 11 March 2017

Iranian economist and Afghan dentist crowned Refugees of the Year, YLE News, 11 March 2017

Thousands gathered to support asylum seekers at Helsinki's Railway Square, YLE News, 11 March 2017

Finland in the World Press: 4-10 March, Helsinki Times, 10 March 2017

Helsinki police on alert over planned neo-Nazi protest by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 10 March 2017

Friday's papers: Asylum seeker costs, family leave reform, TubeTour circuit, YLE News, 10 March 2017

President Niinistö After Meeting His Estonian Counterpart Kaljulaid: We Are Like Siblings, Finland Today, 9 March 2017

Thursday's papers: More ministers, 'cheap' Helsinki housing, and 6-euro pay trial flops, YLE News, 9 March 2017

Finland founds International Gender Equality Prize, YLE News, 8 March 2017

Finns' stand ard of living could crumble, warns chief strategist by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 March 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 March 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 March 2017

Wednesday's papers: Service sector pay woe, fines changing, wood makes a comeback, YLE News, 8 March 2017

Cynicism on the rise among Finland’s youth, YLE News, 7 March 2017

Estonian President: NATO not preparing for war, YLE News, 7 March 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 7 March 2017

Tuesday's papers: Finns Party fallout, Kela mess, and Olympic thrift, YLE News, 7 March 2017

Election Talk: Welcome to Helsinki, aka Helsingfors by Nora Lindström, Helsinki Times, 6 March 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 6 March 2017

Monday’s papers: Who will replace Soini? HIM to call it quits, and getting sick again, YLE News, 6 March 2017

BBCSO/Oramo review – Glanert premiere vividly realised by Flora Willson, The Guardian, 5 March 2017

Soini announces he will not continue at Finns Party helm, YLE News, 5 March 2017

Leader of Finland's eurosceptic party to step down by Jussi Rosendahl, Reuters, 5 March 2017

First local election panel focuses on family leave, social and health care reform, YLE News, 4 March 2017

, Helsinki Times, 3 March 2017

Monitors of forced asylum-seeker returns witness strong emotions, question rejection criteria, YLE News, 3 March 2017

Friday's papers: Resistance to disinformation, Helsinki election poll, slippin 'n sliding on the ice, YLE News, 3 March 2017

Migri chief: Asylum rejections are fair, staff is competent, YLE News, 2 March 2017

New record: 1,100 women apply for military service, YLE News, 2 March 2017

by Kristiina Drotár, Helsinki Times, 2 March 2017

Employers Confederation terminates all national level labour market agreements by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 2 March 2017

Thursday's papers: Hardship over delayed support payments, free daycare a local election issue and ski hero set to cash in on big win, YLE News, 2 March 2017

Interior Minister: More guards with broader powers needed on the borders, YLE News, 1 March 2017

Same-sex marriage law goes into effect in Finland, YLE News, 1 March 2017

Wednesday's papers: Gay marriage, candidate lists and parental leave reform, YLE News, 1 March 2017

Asylum seekers continue fight against "flawed asylum process", YLE News, 28 February 2017

Study: Immigrant voters not getting enough election information, YLE News, 28 February 2017

Tuesday's papers: Kiemunki lives on, pensioner bonus, misleading illustrations and gay marriage anticipation, YLE News, 28 February 2017

Tough times for farmers - many seek debt relief and therapy, YLE News, 28 February 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 28 February 2017

Union calls for extra wage increase for women-dominated sectors, YLE News, 27 February 2017

Monday's papers: Finns Party sacking, female soldier record, Nokia classic rebooted, YLE News, 27 February 2017

Study shows little confidence in decision-makers at all levels, YLE News, 26 February 2017

Snow; Echo Rising Stars; Philharmonia Orchestra/ Salonen – review by Fiona Maddocks, The Observer, 26 February 2017

'It's very scary in the forest': should Finland's wolves be culled? by Patrick Barkham, The Guardian, 25 February 2017

Elderly more marginalised, developing alcohol problems, YLE News, 25 February 2017

Finland in the World Press: 18-24 February, Helsinki Times, 24 February 2017

Q&A: What next for Yle News? YLE News, 24 February 2017

Friday's papers: Malmi airport, honest Helsinki and SDP presidential conundrum, YLE News, 24 February 2017

Migri: 11 reception centres to shut down by late August by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 February 2017

Public assistance for undocumented immigrants in need - at least in Helsinki, YLE News, 23 February 2017

Sibelius: Kullervo, etc; Kortekangas: Migrations CD review – thrilling and commanding by Andrew Clements, The Guardian, 23 February 2017

Yle orders external report on company's journalism, YLE News, 23 February 2017

Amnesty: Finland's family reunification requirements are unreasonable by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 23 February 2017

Thursday's papers: Slippery roads, mayoral race, defying the church, YLE News, 23 February 2017

More reception centres close as migration to Finland dwindles, YLE News, 22 February 2017

Philharmonia/Salonen review – inventive energy animates Tansy Davies premiere by Andrew Clemenrs, The Guardian, 22 February 2017

Wednesday's papers: Wolf bite, clock-watching, and Lahti ski celebration, YLE News, 22 February 2017

Philharmonia/Salonen review – superb UK premiere for rediscovered Stravinsky by Tim Ashley, The Guardian, 21 February 2017

Start-up aims to attract 100,000 foreign students to Finland, YLE News, 21 February 2017

Environment Minister: Finland carbon neutral by 2045, YLE News, 21 February 2017

Tuesday's papers: Jet sales, inter-party pressure, wolverine felled, YLE News, 21 February 2017

Finland's School Reforms are Troubling: 4 Reasons Why, Nancy Bailey's Education Website, 20 February 2017

Aki Kaurismaki probes Finland's asylum system, The Economist, 20 February 2017

Refugee assistance NGO chief concerned about Finland's deportations, YLE News, 20 February 2017

Monday's papers: MP absences, athletes drinking, biathlon bronze, Norovirus hunt, YLE News, 20 February 2017

Mixed messages at Munich Security Conference, YLE News, 19 February 2017

Is Finland's basic universal income a solution to automation, fewer jobs and lower wages? by Sonia Sodha, The Guardian, 19 February 2017

Aki Kaurismäki wins best director for "The Other Side of Hope", YLE News, 19 February 2017

Berlin: Aki Kaurismaki Wins Best Director for 'The Other Side of Hope' by Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reprter, 18 February 2017

Helsinki breaks all-time tourist record – 3.6 million overnight stays, YLE News, 18 February 2017

by Dan Anderson, Helsinki Times, 17 February 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 17 February 2017

Nearly 80,000 working-age men have disappeared from the labour force, YLE News, 16 February 2017

Six key points about Finnish defence policy, YLE News, 16 February 2017

Defence development to focus on army, YLE News, 16 February 2017

Legendary filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki: There will be no more films, YLE News, 16 February 2017

Finland Will Become the First Country in the World to Get Rid of All School Subjects, Bright Side, no date

n STTK: The Act on Co-operation within Undertakings needs to undergo full reform by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 16 February 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 16 February 2017

Re port: State subsidy should extend to all integration language teaching, YLE News, 15 February 2017

Poll: Finns more uncertain over Nato membership, YLE News, 15 February 2017

Wednesday's papers: Capital focus, foundation scandal, and demands for more cuts, YLE News, 15 February 2017

Cult Finnish director calls for compassion for migrants by Deborah Cole with Anne Kauranen, AFP, Yahoo! News, 14 February 2017

'The Other Side of Hope' ('Toivon tuolla puolen'): Film Review | Berlin 2017 by David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 February 2017

The Other Side of Hope review – Syrian refugee story honours Aki Kaurismäki's legacy by Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian, 14 February 2017

Speaker receives citizens' initiative on legalisation of euthanasia, YLE News, 14 February 2017

Chief editors: Media not a channel for personal freedom of speech, YLE News, 14 February 2017

Tuesday's papers: Better parents, good friends and a six-hour workday, YLE News, 14 February 2017

Finland stops Russians buying land near military sites amid invasion fears by Tom Batchelor, Independent, 13 February 2017

Monday's papers: Drug squad boss exposé, opposition parties say no to Halla-aho, cancer detectable by smell, YLE News, 13 February 2017

Defense Minister at odds with military leadership over defense policy, YLE News, 12 February 2017

Researcher: Underage asylum seekers opportunity, not threat, YLE News, 11 February 2017

Green League's Haavisto to run for president, YLE News, 11 February 2017

Dreaming of a new life while living in limbo by Anu Yijälä and Maria Nyman, Helsinki Times, 10 February 2017

Lapland records 92% rise in overnight stays by visitors from China, Hong Kong by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 10 February 2017

Estonia, Finland to Buy Second-Hand S Korean Howitzers in Defense Against Russia, Sputnik, 10 February 2017

Friday's papers: New Terrafame owner found, Italian behind bogus Soini Twitter account, new norovirus outbreak, YLE News, 10 February 2017

Defence Intelligence Agency issued instructions on dual citizens, reports YLE by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 10 February 2017

Dual Finnish-Russian citizen denied work at garrison kitchens, YLE News, 9 February 2017

Supo: Finnish-language radical Islamic propaganda spreading, YLE News, 9 February 2017

Thursday's papers: Crooked politician, one-week MP and pension wars begin, YLE News, 9 February 2017

These are the 19 best countries for raising a family, as voted by expats by Lianna Brinded, Independent, 8 February 2017

Source: Defense Forces' intelligence dept behind discriminatory dual citizenship guideline, YLE News, 8 February 2017

Unions are looking for new ways to work: a media cooperative and a music club by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 8 February 2017

Ministry of Interior: Extremism and false news increasingly common in Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 February 2017

Foster homes sought for child refugees, YLE News, 8 February 2017

Wednesday's papers: Citizens' initiatives, looking under rocks, pricey veggies, and who's your roomie? YLE News, 8 February 2017

Reports: Estonia to team up with Finland for joint arms deal, YLE News, 7 February 2017

Defence Minister's proposal to clarify legislation on dual citizens raises eyebrows by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 7 February 2017

Tuesday's papers: Swedish teacher recruitment, Onnibus savings and gay of the year row, YLE News, 7 February 2017

Finland, Sweden Invited to UK-Led Expeditionary Force, Creep Closer to NATO, Sputnik, 6 February 2017

Sámi National Day celebrated – 100 years since first Sámi Conference, YLE News, 6 February 2017

President Niinistö calls for study of UK's joint expeditionary force offer, YLE News, 6 February 2017

Monday's papers: Cold may strain power supplies, no to conscription for women, more babies needed, YLE News, 6 February 2017

Defence Ministry: UK offers Finland place in joint expeditionary force, YLE News, 5 February 2017

PM vows no more cuts – Government to outline needed new growth measures, YLE News, 5 February 2017

Central Finland town recognised for embracing asylum seekers, YLE News, 5 February 2017

Katja Lehto-Komulainen of ETUC: Workers´ voice must be heard in Europe by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 3 February 2017

Survey: Half of Finns see Finnish-Russian dual citizens in the Defence Force as a serious threat, YLE News, 3 February 2017

Friday's papers: President's speech, Baltic beautification and skating season specials, YLE News, 3 February 2017

Europe must stand up for western values, states Niinistö by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 3 February 2017

What Finland doesn't want you to know about its forests by Satu Hasi, EurActiv, 2 February 2017

President Niinistö urges re-evaluation of dual citizenship laws, YLE News, 2 February 2017

STT: Armed forces to investigate dual citizen claims, YLE News, 2 February 2017

HS: Dual Finnish-Russian citizen had Foreign Ministry job revoked because of Russian citizenship, YLE News, 2 February 2017

Thursday's papers: MP concerns about Trump, loss of EU roaming fees dear for Finnish operators, bank customers unhappy, YLE News, 2 February 2017

Defence Minister heatedly denies dual citizenship news – Yle holds line, YLE News, 1 February 2017

Wednesday's papers: Trump and Finland, interest rate shock in store, and birth date determinism in sports, YLE News, 1 February 2017


For older articles go to the archive: Finland's foreign policy, Finland's political and social life, Finland's political history, Immigration in Finland