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Lawmakers Take Steps To Strengthen Border With Russia

July 08 2022


The Finnish Parliament has passed a bill to improve barriers along its border with Russia, reports Agence France-Presse.

Amid concerns that Moscow could use migration to exert political pressure following Helsinki’s decision to seek NATO membership, lawmakers amended the Border Guard Act to support the construction of stronger fences along Finland’s 800-mile (1,300-km) border with Russia.

The goal is to “improve the operational capacity of the border guard in responding to the...

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