Russia is furious that Finland is joining NATO but cant do much about it

Finland was always clear-eyed about Russia. For decades, it has stockpiled essentials, put 1000s of civil society leaders thru defense courses to boost “psychological resilience” and built underground shelters that can house 4 million ppl. My latest:.

Russia, Finland, NATO

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RAATE ROAD, Finland—When Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, he sought to divide and weaken NATO. Nowhere has that strategy backfired more than in Finland.

If the Nordic country joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organization alongside Sweden in coming weeks, as expected, Mr. Putin will get a highly militarized NATO member next door. Russia’s border with NATO will more than double at the stroke of a pen, with an additional 830 miles.

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