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Is Finland becoming too dependent on Russia?

News   •   May 21, 2014 06:45 GMT

Whilst the benefits of Russian tourism on the local economy in eastern Finland are undeniable, many people remain cautious about a visa-free policy granting Russians access to the EU.

There is also a strong sense of injustice over the inability for Finnish citizens to purchase land in Russia, in areas east of the border lost to the Red Army during the Second World War.

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