The Finnish government closes the border with Russia


Published 29 September 2022 at 09.58

Foreign. On the night between Thursday and Friday, Finland closes the border to Russian tourists, reports the Finnish Helsingin Sanomat with reference to its own sources.

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The decision, to be announced at 1pm today, is expected to lead to a significant reduction in Russians entering Finland.

After Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a partially public mobilization order, many Russian men have fled the country across the border to, among other places, Finland.