Helsinki

Allegations Of Russian Meddling In Us Affairs Remains Problem - Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - The question of the alleged interference of Moscow in the domestic affairs of the United States remains problematic, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Wednesday following talks with US Under Secretary of...
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Finland Says Mulls Joining Eu-iran Trade Mechanism

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Finland is considering joining the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), a trading system that core EU members set up to bypass US sanctions on Iran, its government said Monday.
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Tencent Sees Value In Chinese Tourists

Chinese tech giant Tencent (NASDAQOTH: TCEHY) recently partnered with Finnish start-up Whim, the city of Helsinki, and others to launch MyHelsinki, an all-in-one tourism app for Chinese tourists to the city. This version of MyHelsinki is a...
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The 2020 Democrats Pale In Comparison To The Logical Democratic Candidates Of The Past

I thought it was in the Geneva Conventions somewhere that nobody over 50 years old was allowed to be tortured by forced viewing of a debate among radical Democrats. I couldn’t find the clause. Maybe it’s in the Helsinki Accords. After all, the...
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The Current Nor­we­gian Bar­ents Sea Oil Spill Risk Governance Frame­work Would Need...

A recent case study from the University of Helsinki examines different ways of framing oil spill risks with regard to the Norwegian Barents Sea where new areas have been recently opened for oil exploration and exploitation. The study demonstrates...
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Meatballs And Pastries Offered By Wing’s First European Drone Delivery Service

Alphabet's Wing is getting ready to begin testing its drone delivery technology in Helsinki, Finland. At the start, customers will be able to order a variety of food and drinks, with delivery promised within about 10 minutes. The post Meatballs and...
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Alphabet’s Wing Drone Deliveries Are Coming To Finland Next Month

Slowly but surely, Wing is spreading. Just last month, the one-time Google moonshot started deliveries for select locales in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Now it’s moving into Finland, taking on that country’s own capital,...
Related topics: Drones, Finland, Google, Australia

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Google Drones Will Deliver Meatballs And Other Groceries In This Lucky City

For at least one neighborhood in Europe, meatball delivery reached powerful new heights. Wing announced on Friday that an "early access" version of its growing drone delivery program is starting in Helsinki, Finland "in the coming weeks." To start,...
Related topics: Google, Drones, Finland

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Ankara Ready To Receive Russian-made S-400 'any Moment' - Foreign Minister

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Turkey is ready to receive the S-400 air defence complexes that it is buying from Russia as soon as Moscow implements the deliveries, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday.
Related topics: Turkey, Ankara, Finland, Russia, Moscow

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Scholar Foresees 'much Stronger Us-russia Cooperation In Coming Months'

The latest US-Russian talks were the first highest-level summit between Russian and American officials since the Helsinki meeting of 16 July 2018. American and Australian scholars have shed light on the two nation’s differences, common interests,...
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Social Democrats, Finns Tie Victory In Finland General Election - Final Tally

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - The Social Democrats (SDP) secured 40 seats in Finland's 200-member parliament, while the eurosceptic Finns Party won 39 seats, according to the final results released on Monday.
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Leadfeeder Raises €3.1m Series A To Turn Website Visitors Into Leads

Leadfeeder, a Helsinki-based startup that helps B2B companies generate new leads from website analytics, has closed a €3.1 million in series A funding. Leading the round is Dutch growth capital firm Endeit Capital, with Finland’s Superhero...
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Putin’s Public Enemy No. 1 Would Like To Read Robert Mueller’s Full Report

You may not have heard of Bill Browder, but President Trump certainly has. During our leader’s infamous summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last year, Trump reportedly considered turning both Browder and a former...
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Helicopters Rescue Norway Cruise Ship Passengers Amid Storm

HELSINKI — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and...
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Ny Times Op-ed: We Don’t Need To Read The Mueller Report To Know That ‘something Unethical And...

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hand at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)   Ironically,...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Finland, World Photos

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Us Impeding Implementation Of Deals Reached At Putin-trump Summit - Moscow

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington's policies impede the implementation of agreements that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, reached at their summit in the Finnish capital of Helsinki last July, Georgiy Borisenko, the...
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Shock As 'f**k Islam' Graffiti Defaces Helsinki Mosque (photo)

The attackers have covered the walls of Mellunmäki mosque, one of Finland's largest, with hateful remarks such as "rapers" (sic) and "f**k Islam".
Related topics: Religion, Finland, World Photos

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Here Are The 5 Hottest Startups In Finland

Although Finland has the lowest population in the EU, it’s responsible for 10 percent of global startup exits. We’ve also seen a number of international success stories, such as Nokia, Angry Birds, and Supercell, come out of Helsinki. How did a...
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Robert H. Nelson Dies: Religion And Economics

Robert H. Nelson Dies: Religion And Economics Robert H. Nelson of the University of Maryland Public Policy Department died at age 74 on Dec. 15 while attending a conference in Helsinki, Finland.  He was the leading economist writing about the...
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Trump ‘will Never Be Safe’ From Russian Intelligence: Gen. Barry Mccaffrey Says Helsinki Will...

Retired General Barry McCaffrey told MSNBC on Tuesday that Russia’s leverage would follow President Donald Trump for the rest of his life, and the president would “never be safe” from its intelligence services. McCaffrey’s...
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