02.10.13 09:40 Politics
He has said laws differ from one country to another, and a prolonged pre-trial detention is impossible in Finland. However, Finland would object to anyone’s interference in its judicial system. Niinisto also said the Russian leadership would not be approached on the matter.
02.10.13 09:38 Politics
Latvian citizens can obtain citizenship of countries that are members of the European Union, European Free Trade Association and NATO, as well as of Australia, New Zealand and Brazil and also countries with which Latvia has dual citizenship agreements.
02.10.13 09:31 Politics
The Russian president awarded the Russian state Order of Friendship to two prominent Finnish citizens " for strengthening friendship between Russia and Finland and development of scientific and cultural contacts between the two countries," the Russian ambassador quoted President Putin as saying.
01.10.13 12:51 Politics
Georgiy Trapeznikov, president of the Academy, told journalists on Tuesday that “the letter was sent to the Nobel Committee September 16 and it was received September 20.” “We know very well what peacemaking role our president played in conflict regions, especially Beslan and South Ossetia,” he added.
01.10.13 12:39 Politics
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gave an instruction to present to Russian President Vladimir Putin proposals to sign a Russian-Estonian treaty on the state border between the countries and the bilateral agreement on delimitation of sea areas in the Narva Bay and the Gulf of Finland, the Russian government reported at its official website.