11 December 2023
Turkish Parliamentary commission delays the vote on Sweden’s NATO bid to another round of meeting3 week ago
Turkish Parliamentary commission delays the vote on Sweden’s NATO bid to another round of meeting
Finland is closing its border crossings with Russia due to what the government says is instrumentalized immigration facilitated by Russia3 week ago
Finland is closing its border crossings with Russia due to what the government says is "instrumentalized immigration" facilitated by Russia
4 week ago
The Israeli Ministry of Defense announces the signing of an agreement to sell the "David's Sling" air defense missile system to Finland
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 20 km S of Glomfjord, Norway
1 month ago
On October 25, the Ambassador of Finland was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry and was informed of the termination of the agreement on cross-border cooperation.
SwAF JAS 39 Gripen fighters, @usairforce B-1B Lancer bombers and Danish F-16 (not pictured) trained together on Tuesday. Exercise scenario involved defending the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic sea. Photos: 172:a stridsflygdivision, Flygvapnet NATO1 month ago
SwAF JAS 39 Gripen fighters, @usairforce B-1B Lancer bombers and Danish F-16 (not pictured) trained together on Tuesday. Exercise scenario involved defending the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic sea. Photos: 172:a stridsflygdivision, Flygvapnet NATO
First picture of the damaged balticconector pipeline. Source Finnish border guard. Drag westwards pipeline multiple meters wide1 month ago
First picture of the damaged balticconector pipeline. Source Finnish border guard. Drag westwards pipeline multiple meters wide
1 month ago
Finnish police: object found near broken Baltic Sea pipeline has been identified as an anchor
Sweden PM says he doesn't set any dates for his country's NATO entry and that he got assurances that Hungary won't delay the process
Ministry of Defence of Sweden: It has been confirmed that the telecommunications cable between Sweden and Estonia was damaged through external force or tampering. NATO has increased their presence in the Baltic Sea by deploying a minesweeping vessel and increased air surveillance
1 month ago
Sweden's NATO Accession Protocol was signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and sent to the Turkish Grand National Assembly
One arrested after the explosion in southern Stockholm
Swedish Foreign Ministry: What is important at this stage is the delivery of aid to the Gaza Strip
Finnish police: Baltic sea pipeline investigation is now focused on the role of the vessel Newpolar Bear1 month ago
Finnish police: Baltic sea pipeline investigation is now focused on the role of the vessel Newpolar Bear
1 month ago
Russian Foreign Minister Shoigu: it is possible that NATO bases and strike weapons will appear in Finland and Sweden in the near future
"The security policy situation in our immediate area has deteriorated" said Swedish defence minister Jonson at the presser
Swedish civil defence minister says have received information that a telecoms cable between Estonia and Sweden has been damaged; the damage occured at a similar time to the damage to the pipeline between Finland and Estonia
There will be a Swedish press-conference later today, featuring the Ministers for Defense and Civil Protection, Navy and Coast Guard Chiefs on "a new development regarding sea floor critical infrastructure concerning Sweden"
Kaja Kallas: I called @jensstoltenberg to brief him on the incidents related to Balticconnector and a submarine communications cable between Estonia and Finland.We discussed how to increase the protection of critical infrastructure in light of this.We agreed to remain in close contact
Estonian Ministers: #Balticconnector pipeline damage was deliberate. DefMin: "picture we have from the pipeline tells us that the damage had to have been done by something greater than a diver or unmanned submersible. The damage is more extensive"
Norwegian independent seismic monitoring foundation NORSAR:  NORSAR have detected a probable explosion along the Finnish coast of the Baltic Sea at 01:20 (local time in Finland) on 8th October 2023. This explosion was detected using stations in Finland2 month ago
Norwegian independent seismic monitoring foundation NORSAR: "NORSAR have detected a probable explosion along the Finnish coast of the Baltic Sea at 01:20 (local time in Finland) on 8th October 2023. This explosion was detected using stations in Finland
The Estonian minister of defence will also hold a press conference about the underwater incidents in the Gulf of Finland, at about 17:30 CET
2 month ago
The foreign minister of Finland will brief EU colleagues about the sabotage on the Balticconnector this afternoon
2 month ago
Finnish prime minister first comments (presser to follow at 17:30 Finnish time):- gas pipeline damage in Finland's exclusive economic zone;- data cable damage in Estonia´s exclusive economic zone; - Nato allies and EU partners kept in the loop
Jens Stoltenberg: Spoke with President Sauli @niinisto on damage to undersea infrastructure between Estonia & Finland. NATO is sharing information & stands ready to support Allies concerned
2 month ago
Finnish president: "It's likely that both the pipeline and data cable damages are results of outside activity. Cause not yet established, joint Finnish-Estonian investigation ongoing."
Finnish national broadcaster YLE referring to it's sources: seems balticconnector leak was not an accident. Navy Mine countermeasures vessel MHC Purunpää and Border Guard offshore patrol vessel Turva on site. Finnish gov to hold presser today2 month ago
Finnish national broadcaster YLE referring to it's sources: seems #balticconnector leak was not an accident. Navy Mine countermeasures vessel MHC Purunpää and Border Guard offshore patrol vessel Turva on site. Finnish gov to hold presser today
2 month ago
Finland gas pipeline leak probe proceeding on premise of potential sabotage, according to people familiar with the matter - Bloomberg
Reuters: Finland’s Gasgrid & Estonia’s Elering state survey work will begin soon after sudden drop in pressure of Balticconnector natural gas pipeline spanning Gulf of Finland yesterday, suggesting a leak.  Elering affirms that no cause “including sabotage” can be ruled out for the time being2 month ago
Reuters: Finland’s Gasgrid & Estonia’s Elering state survey work will begin soon after sudden drop in pressure of Balticconnector natural gas pipeline spanning Gulf of Finland yesterday, suggesting a leak. Elering affirms that no cause “including sabotage” can be ruled out for the time being
Jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi has won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2023 for her "fight against the oppression of women" in her country