"Put the Russians in their place": the Finns spoke about relations with the Russian Federation after the poisoning of Navalny

In its recent resolution, the European Parliament strongly condemned “the attempt on the life of Alexei Navalny, a leading opposition policy and a fighter against corruption in Russia, ”recalls the Finnish online newspaper Verkkouutiset. However, Finnish MPs Mauri Pekkarinen, Eero Heinäluoma and Miapetra Kumpula-Natri abstained from voting on the resolution.

This story caused a hot reaction from the Finnish readers of the resource, traditionally critical of Russia. Some comments are below.

Democracies around the world still have enough economic and other means to replace the imperialist and militaristic madmen. Let's hope that this happens, and ordinary citizens will no longer suffer from such a lousy government. I like our neighbors, but only if they accept boundaries

- reminds user Timo Lindqvist.

It would make sense to join NATO, and not listen to the crafty speeches of unpredictable Cossacks

- says Timo Lustig.

The Russians state that when they look across the border, they only want to see Finns. And if we join NATO, they will see enemies behind it. You have to be realistic and understand the facts that these instigators to join the alliance do not seem to understand.

- says Jorma Sepponen.

All those poisoned by the "novice" are alive. So so poison

- noticed the reader Nikolai Holopainen.

The document featured not only the condemnation of Navalny's poisoning. It also talked about the Nord Stream gas pipeline and cooperation with Russia in general. I understand why not all deputies were able to approve this package, even though I would have voted for. We in Europe must start drastically reducing the share of Russian energy resources, because this kind of dependence is a risk. It is easy to reduce, but not necessarily to abandon them completely. […] I think Russia's behavior reminds me of a European country led by an Austrian who came to power in the thirties. Simple rhetoric about "cooperation" with the eastern neighbor will not help here. Rather, she will help them, not us

- notes user Harri Rantonen.

No one should leave human poisoning unresponsive. And it is necessary to firmly state this to Russia. However, now the accusations are largely based on circumstantial evidence and therefore the proposed measures are surprising. Politicians acting as judges and prosecutors are already a problem

- says Jori Heikkinen.
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  1. Andrey Goncharov (Andrey Goncharov) 24 September 2020 12: 33
    Insanity grows stronger. And the Foreign Ministry continues to apologize and call everyone "partners". here is the reaction. Thoroughly nudged and tougher. Much. And start with domestic politics - social and economic. The main thing is the rear and personnel, isn't it, Comrade. Beria?
  2. kriten Online kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) 24 September 2020 14: 11
    Or maybe put the Finns in their place: raise the duty on exported timber and all products from it by an order of magnitude?
  3. vmo Offline vmo
    vmo (Vyacheslav) 24 September 2020 14: 38
    normally, as margin, as some Finns feel, to experience all the while that does not happen Niska, where the mind?
  4. NGC 5408 Offline NGC 5408
    NGC 5408 (NGC 5408) 24 September 2020 15: 23
    And the Cossack was sent! It seems to me that the implementation of the Pyramid agent was successful.
  5. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 24 September 2020 15: 23
    Link to online newspaper commentators? No one else? What if they are all contagious covid?
  6. Oyo Sarkazmi Offline Oyo Sarkazmi
    Oyo Sarkazmi (Oyo Sarkazmi) 24 September 2020 16: 24
    Well - Navalny is now homeless. Prigogine described Navalny's apartment for debts.

  7. RFR Offline RFR
    RFR (RFR) 24 September 2020 21: 56
    Chukhnya constantly strives to make us laugh, it's not always true about the topic, but what to take with the brakes ...
  8. g1washntwn Offline g1washntwn
    g1washntwn (George Washington) 25 September 2020 06: 06
    Finnish citizens are too late to flutter.

    Finland, Norway and Sweden signed a new defense agreement on September 23 ...

    What de facto is the entry into the "northern state" of NATO, the form of cooperation does not matter. The heap against Russia has been formalized, come up and sign for your share of Russia's deterrent potential, including its nuclear one.
  9. bear040 Offline bear040
    bear040 26 September 2020 18: 17
    put the Finns in their place and, for a start, prohibit the export of unprocessed logs from the Russian Federation, let them build sawmills in the Russian Federation and pay taxes to the budget of the Russian Federation