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China holds 'upper hand' in Russian gas exports

The Jordan Times 24 Mar 2023
Beijing emerged as an economic lifeline for Moscow last year, especially through energy purchases, after Western sanctions over Russia's invasion of Ukraine cut off crucial trade links ... It has paid a total of $12.2 billion for coal, gas and oil from Russia so far this year, according to the Helsinki-based Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air.

West still welcoming Ukrainian refugees, but challenges lie ahead

Al Jazeera 10 Mar 2023
They soon connected with one colleague, Olena Chernova, who was still in Kyiv ... I was concerned for Olena’s safety ... Meanwhile, Daria Krivonos, a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Cultures, Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives of the University of Helsinki, said international grassroots support has been waning ... .

Europe leaps towards energy autonomy as sanctions undercut Russia

Al Jazeera 28 Feb 2023
Before its invasion of Ukraine, Russia was Europe’s chief energy source ... “This hypothesis was completely inaccurate ... The great unknown ... The Helsinki-based Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air estimated that during their first month in force, the EU ban on Russian crude and the global price cap cost Russia just over $5bn in export revenue ... .

Swiss engineering giant opens new R&D facility in Dundalk

The Irish Times 27 Feb 2023
The logo of ABB at the company's campus in Helsinki, Finland. It has opened on a new research and development centre for the paper and pulp industry in Dundalk, Co Louth that it says has the potential to create up to 30 jobs in the area ... ABB said its “vision” for the centre, which ...

The invasion has stalled, but Putin’s war on dissent marches on

Economist 20 Feb 2023
The Moscow Helsinki Group, which campaigns for human rights, has been shut down. Another such outfit, the Andrei Sakharov Centre, is being evicted from its premises ... In 2020 some 70% of older Russians told the Levada Centre, a polling group, that they could not survive without the government’s help, whereas only 27% of people under 35 felt the same.

Inside the centre dedicated to combating unseen war threats

BBC News 06 Feb 2023
Frank Gardner visits the Helsinki centre where a joint EU-Nato team is focused on so-called hybrid threats. .

Why size does matter for Europe and Brexit Britain

New Statesman 06 Feb 2023
That is true of measures of prosperity ... It is true of hard power ... US tech firms have benefited from the concentration of ideas, expertise and venture capital in Silicon Valley, for example, whereas their European counterparts are split between at least half a dozen major centres (London, Berlin, Stockholm, Helsinki, Amsterdam and so forth) ... [See also.

French police apprehends suspect in Finnish therapy data hacking

FX Empire 03 Feb 2023
HELSINKI (Reuters) – French police apprehended on Friday a 25-year-old Finnish man ... Finland’s National Bureau of Investigation had issued an international arrest warrant for the man believed to have stolen private records of the patients of a Helsinki-based psychotherapy centre.

The fairytale Finnish city you’ve probably never heard of

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 Jan 2023
Roughly 110 miles north of Helsinki and known as the Nordic Manchester due to its previous incarnation as a centre of the region’s textile industry ... Helsinki airport is a tranquil oasis of ultra-modern planning and design and, in a lifetime first for my English children, the connecting train services are clean, comfortable and on time.

Finnish journalists guilty of disclosing state secrets

RTE 27 Jan 2023
A Helsinki court has found two Finnish newspaper journalists guilty of disclosing national secrets and fined one of them, sparking concern over press freedom ... The in-depth article reported on the "organisation, capability and procurement" of a military intelligence communications centre in Jyvaskyla, 230 km north of Helsinki ... .

Russia: Court order to liquidate Moscow Helsinki Group human rights organization unlawful

Amnesty 26 Jan 2023
Following the liquidation of Memorial, the For Human Rights Movement, and Open Russia, and eviction of the Sakharov Centre from its premises, the authorities have now closed down Moscow Helsinki Group ... The decision to liquidate Moscow Helsinki Group is unlawful and must be reversed, and the repression of civil society must stop.

Joyeux nouvel an chinois voyage � p�kin |2023 f�te en ligne � bonne ann�e chinoise ...

The Joplin Globe 24 Jan 2023
L'�v�nement est organis� par le Bureau municipal de la culture et du tourisme de P�kin et la Division de la culture et des loisirs de la ville d'Helsinki, et produit et diffus� par le Centre des �changes culturels outre-mer de P�kin, le Centre culturel chinois d'Ath�nes et le Centre culturel Caisa de la ville d'Helsinki.

Pet Shop Boys set to release new music in April

NME 24 Jan 2023
Pet Shop Boys are set to share four previously unreleased songs in April as part of their latest Annually book ... The tour will kick off in Rome on June 13, 2023, with additional stops in Dublin, Paris, Helsinki and Copenhagen, before finishing up in Gothenburg on July 9 ... JUNE 2023 ... 26 – Brighton Centre, UK. JULY 2023 ... 4 – Helsinki Ice Hall, Finland ... .

A Tour Around Beijing for A Happy Chinese New Year|2023 Overseas “Happy Chinese New Year” ...

Eagle-Tribune 22 Jan 2023
The event is organized by Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism and Culture and Leisure Division of City of Helsinki, produced and delivered by Beijing Overseas Cultural Exchanges Center, China Cultural Center in Athens, and Cultural Centre Caisa of City of Helsinki, and hosted by Beijing Radio & Television Station Beijing Time.

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