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Russia Shuts Down All Gas Exports to Finland

Russia Shuts Down All Gas Exports to Finland

Russia has shut down all gas exports to neighboring Finland after the Nordic country refused to pay for Russian gas supplies in roubles. The Russian government announced the cut-off on Saturday, just days after Finland announced it is applying to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On Friday, the Russian…
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Sweden Officially Applies for NATO Membership

Sweden Officially Applies for NATO Membership

Sweden's government has announced that the Nordic country has formally made an application to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced that Sweden is joining Finland in seeking NATO membership amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The move is a historic shift that comes after…
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Finland Announces Official Bid to Join NATO, Despite Threat from Russia

Finland Announces Official Bid to Join NATO, Despite Threat from Russia

Finland has just announced it will officially seek to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In a joint press conference on Sunday morning, Finland's President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin confirmed that the Nordic country intends to apply for NATO membership. The move comes despite threats from…
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