Finland is a country in Northern Europe whose capital and the largest city is Helsinki. Finland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with an economy build on the Nordic model. It is a member of the UN and the EU.
A limited experiment with “basic income” in Finland failed to move the needle on unemployment or self-employment, but those who received no-strings-attached government money reported feeling happier, to the surprise of no one.
The world’s largest pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has joined the Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction fleet, working in the Finnish Exclusive Economic Zone. The pipeline is aimed at delivering Russian gas to Europe via Germany.
Finland’s malfunctioning GPS signal was caused by Russia, and not the 50,000 troops, 10,000 combat vehicles and 250 aircraft taking part in massive Scandinavian NATO drills – at least that’s what the PM thinks probably happened.
Hanging almost 500 meters in the air, one man with nerves of steel managed to capture the thrilling beauty of St. Petersburg and the Gulf of Finland from the spire of the Lakhta Center, the tallest building in Europe.