Finland mulls barring Russians from entering as border traffic grows

Finland mulls barring Russians from entering as border traffic grows

VAALIMAA, Finland — Finland said on Thursday it was considering barring most Russians from entering the country as traffic across the border from its...
Russia shows off Arctic military power

Russia shows off Arctic military power

Even as some troops from Russia's Northern Fleet are engaged in the invasion of Ukraine, others took part in exercises designed to show Russia's...
Finland says it closely monitors Russia after mobilization

Finland says it closely monitors Russia after mobilization

OSLO —Finland is closely monitoring the situation in neighboring Russia following President Vladimir Putin's order of military mobilization, the Nordic country's defense minister said...
New environmental study of Ambler road project kicks off with call for public input

New environmental study of Ambler road project kicks off with call...

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management said it will start collecting public input on how it should carry out a new environmental review of...
Sweden’s Moderate Party leader gets nod to try form a new government

Sweden’s Moderate Party leader gets nod to try form a new...

OSLO — Sweden's Moderate Party leader, Ulf Kristersson, has been handed a mandate to try and form the country's next government after a recent...
Finland and Sweden joining NATO adds new border with Russia — but also extra troops, says admiral

Finland and Sweden joining NATO adds new border with Russia —...

Finland and Sweden joining NATO will create another border with Russia but add more military strength to the alliance, a top NATO military adviser...
Russia conducts Chukchi Sea military drills

Russia conducts Chukchi Sea military drills

Russian nuclear-powered submarines fired cruise missiles in the Arctic on Friday as part of military drills designed to test Moscow's readiness for a possible...
Portugal’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

Portugal’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

LISBON — Portugal's parliament ratified the entry of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Friday, bringing the most significant expansion...
Move fast, sell cheap: How Norway’s Equinor exited Russia

Move fast, sell cheap: How Norway’s Equinor exited Russia

LONDON/OSLO — Norway's Equinor became the first Western oil major to fully exit Russia this month, avoiding the high-profile clashes with Moscow experienced by...
Spain’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

Spain’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

MADRID — Spain's parliament ratified the entry of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Thursday, bringing the two Nordic countries...