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The post-Christmas period brings with it a flow of visitors across Finland’s eastern border. Finnish traders expect more than 400-thousand R...

The post-Christmas period brings with it a flow of visitors across Finland’s eastern border. Finnish traders expect more than R.

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Fancy a refreshing dip? Winter swimming is very common in Finland, and what better than warm up in the heat of the sauna after!

Virpi Kaiston mukaan lähes kaikki tutkimukseen osallistuneet suomalaiset ja venäläiset rajakaupunkien asukkaat käyttävät rajan tuomia mahdollisuuksia aktiivisesti hyväksi. Rajan toisella puolella käydään ostoksilla ja kyläilemässä sekä haetaan erilaisia elämyksiä.

Virpi Kaiston mukaan lähes kaikki tutkimukseen osallistuneet suomalaiset ja venäläiset rajakaupunkien asukkaat käyttävät rajan tuomia mahdollisuuksia aktiivisesti hyväksi. Rajan toisella puolella käydään ostoksilla ja kyläilemässä sekä haetaan erilaisia elämyksiä.

In Finnish mythology, Vetehinen (a merman) is often portrayed as a magical, powerful, handsome, bearded man with the tail of a fish.  Vetehinen can be a soul of a drowned man, who lured other humans to drown. But not always it is described as evil. Sometimes humans prayed better fishing fortune from Vetehinen.  He can cure illnesses, lift curses and brew potions, but he can also cause unintended harm by becoming too curious about human life.

Mermen: Old Legends and Real Mermen Sightings

Finland back on red alert over expansionist Russia: Almost a century after breaking free from its giant neighbour Helsinki still follows Moscow’s every move |  By Simon Tisdall in Helsinki  |   Tuesday 18 November 2014 |   Captain Markus Aarnio, chief of the Gulf of Finland naval command, has the sort of craggy good looks associated with the hero of a cold war movie. |   Photo: A Finnish navy soldier on patrol. Russia-watching has been a national obsession for Finns for decades

Finland back on red alert over expansionist Russia

Finland back on red alert over expansionist Russia: Almost a century after breaking free from its giant neighbour Helsinki still follows Moscow’s every move | By Simon Tisdall in Helsinki | Tuesday 18 November 2014 | Captain Markus Aarnio, chief of the Gulf of Finland naval command, has the sort of craggy good looks associated with the hero of a cold war movie. | Photo: A Finnish navy soldier on patrol. Russia-watching has been a national obsession for Finns for decades

Grocery sales at the Finnish border with Russia have reportedly picked up after Russia restricted the imports of certain foodstuffs.

Russian visitors to spend less in Finland, MaRa estimates

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Viipuri 1942

Viipuri 1942

Kuvahaun tulos haulle Suojärvi

Kuvahaun tulos haulle Suojärvi

Eero Järnefelt (1863-1937), 1922 Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867-1951)Suomen 6. presidentti 1944-1946. The 6th President of Finland 1944-46. - Suvirannan vuosina Järnefelt vakiinnutti asemansa yhtenä Suomen johtavista taiteilijoista,hän sai tehtäväkseen yhä enemmän merkkihenkilöiden muotokuvia,kuten suuret kenraali Gustaf Mannerheimin edustuskuvat (1922, Valtioneuvosto, ja 1933, Kymin Paperiteollisuus Oy, Kuusankoski).

Artist Eero Järnefelt 1922 The president of Finland, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

Kuvahaun tulos haulle vyborg soviet occupation

Kuvahaun tulos haulle vyborg soviet occupation

When the Cold War ended, academic research on Russia was scaled down in most western countries. In Finland, however, the opposite was true. ...

With the Cold War over, most Western countries scaled down academic research on Russia – but Finland did not.

NATO and Finland discuss further strengthening of partnership

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on a visit to Helsinki on Thursday November) called for a deepening of the Alliance’s partnership with Finland.

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