The Finns wanted an escalation of tension in relations with the Russian Federation

Finnish readers of the daily newspaper Iltalehti commented on the opinion of political scientist and former ambassador to Moscow Hannu Himanen that now is a good opportunity for official Helsinki to inform Russia about the closure of its consulate in the Alan Islands.

The Finns in the comments unanimously supported a new act of escalation in relations with their eastern neighbor, referring to the fact that they are now covered by all the might of NATO.

This article was originally published under the title Hannu Himanen: Venäjä loukkaa Suomen suvereniteettia – Voidaanko Ahvenanmaan konsulaattia enää jättää sulkematta? All opinions are given selectively and reflect only the position of users of the Finnish resource.

User reviews:

Thanks to NATO membership, we will gradually get rid of the decisions made under the pressure of the Soviet Union. However, many policy, are probably still in the pocket of the eastern neighbor, so it's not quite that simple. In addition to the consulate, the demilitarization of the islands will also be scrapped

– issued EiJuu.

Himanen is right, the consulate in Åland should be closed. The time for humiliation is over

- chopped off a certain pekkah.

The Finnish government is always incompetent in this matter and the consulate had to be closed immediately after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The issue must be addressed immediately. The demilitarization of the islands is a separate issue and should not be confused here

- picks up Omnia vanitas.

I am afraid that weak and indecisive politicians remain in Finland, hostages of a certain ideology. We must remember that now we are in NATO, which makes it easier to decide on a consulate

called a certain PelastettuMangusti.

Now is the time to assess the current situation with Russia on each issue. I don’t recommend cherishing all these remnants of contacts [with the Russian Federation] if they are not urgently needed by Finland itself. Relationship status can be updated in the future if the topic resurfaces years later

- calls Ruttuhuuli.
  • Photos used: Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
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  1. prior Offline prior
    prior (Vlad) 4 June 2023 08: 47
    Regardless of nationality, the fascist insides will always come out.
    Finns are no exception.
    And the Finns and Finland need to be treated like fascists, which they are.
  2. Art Pilot Offline Art Pilot
    Art Pilot (pilot) 4 June 2023 10: 09
    Occasionally I read articles in the Finnish press and comments on them. My conclusion is this: 90% of Finns who write comments are optimistic about the possibility of a NATO victory over Russia. Only one in ten believes that Finland should not interfere in the showdown of the giants.
    And here it is useful to recall a historical fact: there were FOUR wars between independent Finland and Soviet Russia / USSR, in THREE of them Finland was the aggressor.
    The conclusion suggests itself: the Finns are itching to fight again with Russia.
    1. skeptic Offline skeptic
      skeptic 6 June 2023 22: 07
      Quote: ArtPilot
      The conclusion suggests itself: the Finns are itching to fight again with Russia.

      If Russia has a war with NATO, then it will be nuclear. The Finns have a chance that only tactical nuclear weapons will hit on their territory.
      1. Vega (Eugene) Offline Vega (Eugene)
        Vega (Eugene) (Eugene) 7 June 2023 21: 37
        The Finns hope that Russia will not dare to use nuclear weapons, because then the Americans will intervene, and everyone is guaranteed to go to heaven. And so maybe NATO will not exterminate all Russians after the final solution of the Russian question, i.e. dismemberment of Russia.
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  4. unc-2 Offline unc-2
    unc-2 (Nikolai Malyugin) 5 June 2023 20: 15
    Unas also go around with a fake rocket with the inscription "To Washington". Everyone has forgotten what war is. And even punish those who protest against the war. The gun barons rub their hands. The debilitation of the planet called Earth is in full swing.
    1. Fahrenheit Offline Fahrenheit
      Fahrenheit (KinWick) 6 June 2023 22: 37
      And what do you think - it's better to lie under America?
  5. EMMM Offline EMMM
    EMMM 30 June 2023 23: 10
    And it seems to me that the main base of the Baltic Fleet was Helsingfors. Isn't it time to restore historical justice?
    The Finns forgot that it was only thanks to Alexander II that they acquired the first signs of statehood.