Finland seals final border crossing with Russia

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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HELSINKI -- NATO member Finland on Wednesday closed its last remaining border crossing with Russia after the government decided to seal the entire border with its eastern neighbor amid rising political tensions. The Cabinet of Finnish Prime Minister Petteri Orpo decided to temporarily close the entire 830-mile border between the two countries a day earlier over concerns that Moscow was using migrants to destabilize the Nordic country in an alleged act of "hybrid warfare." The Raja-Jooseppi crossing point in Finland's Arctic Lapland region, located some 155 miles from the northern...

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