Passengers and the schedule display completely red due to canceled train services at Helsinki Central Railway Station on February 13, 2024. Fintraffic's traffic controllers did not go to their shifts on Tuesday as part of a series of political strikes by trade unions opposing the government's planned changes to working life. LEHTIKUVA

Here is a selection of what the international press has published about Finland in the last week:

Strike wave in Finland—a legacy of trust in transition?

The article discussing the recent wave of strikes in Finland was published in Social Europe on February 13.

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Empty Railway Station Hall in Helsinki, February 2, 2024. A strike has completely halted a large part of the metropolitan area's public transportation for a day. Trade unions are opposing, with political strikes, the labor reforms and social security cuts driven by Prime Minister Petteri Orpo's government. LEHTIKUVA

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In Finland, the ‘existential threat’ of Russia looms – and U.S. rescue is far from certain

This opinion article about the current geopolitical situation in Finland,

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Cars queue at the prematurely closed Vaalimaa border check point between Finland and Russia in Virolahti, Finland on December 15, 2023. LEHTIKUVA

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From Finland to Germany, why do some airports cope better with snow than others?

Helsinki airport’s capabilities in dealing with snowy winter was covered in an article by Euronews.travel on December 11.

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SDP's presidential candidate Jutta Urpilainen and former Prime Minister Sanna Marin (right) discussing at the launch of Urpilainen's presidential campaign in Helsinki on December 2, 2023. LEHTIKUVA

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Finland’s presidential election campaign is heating up the cold winter months

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The new VTT quantum computer. LEHTIKUVA

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Finland recovers ship’s anchor close to damaged Baltic Sea pipeline

Finnish investigators recovering a large 6-ton ship’s anchor near the site of extensive damage to a Baltic Sea gas pipeline, was covered in an article by The Guardian on October 24.

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This handout photo taken on September 28, 2022 from an aircraft of the Swedish Coast Guard (Kustbevakningen) shows the release of gas emanating from a leak on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, in the Swedish economic zone in the Baltic Sea. LEHTIKUVA

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Finland faces growing Russian online threat, Finnish security services say

Finland experiencing a surge in online espionage attempts from Russia following the latter’s invasion of Ukraine, was covered in an article by The Guardian on October 18. 

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The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. LEHTIKUVA

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Seabed Warfare: Another Sabotage In The Baltic?

Finland investigating a potential sabotage to the Baltic Sea gas pipeline was covered in an article by Naval News on October 10.

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Research Director of the Finnish Defense Forces, Engineer Colonel Jyri Kosola (left), and NATO Research Director, Dr. Bryan Wells, at the Headquarters in Helsinki on September 18, 2023. Wells is participating in the NATO Research Conference hosted by Finland. LEHTIKUVA

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Finland raced to join NATO. What happens next is complicated.

This analytical article about the challenges for Finland about integrating into NATO was published by The New York Times on September 25.

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Finnish President Sauli Niinisto addresses the 78th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York City on September 20, 2023. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

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Finland’s President, no stranger to Russia, warns Europe about complacency

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Chairperson Annika Rönni-Sällinen of Service Union United PAM during a press conference regarding the effects of the planned legislative changes by the Orpo government in Helsinki on September 8, 2023. LEHTIKUVA

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Workers under attack in Finland

The proposed changes to employment and welfare rights in Finland by the new right-wing government was covered in an article by Morning Star on September 10.

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People in a bomb-shelter in Helsinki. LEHTIKUVA

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Finland’s far right has shelved EU exit demand (for now)

Finland’s new pro-EU foreign minister, Elina Valtonen’s statement that the far-right Finns Party’s demand for Finland to exit the EU is currently on hold, was covered in an article by Politico on August 28.

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