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The moves, driven by security concerns over Russia's war in Ukraine​, come despite Kremlin warnings that doing so would be a "grave mistake." ...
The Russians should not be surprised that Finland now wants to join NATO after Russia invaded Ukraine ...
Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss Turkey’s opposition to Finland and Sweden’s application for NATO membership, assessing whether Turkey would block the required unanimous vote to admit these countries into the alliance. “I think the Turks are just using their leverage, their negotiating strategy,” says McFaul. “I think, at the end of the day, the Turks will go along.” ...
Russia shut off electricity supplies to Finland over the weekend, claiming that it had not received payments from Finland due to sanctions. ...

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