Russian attack on Ukraine

russian attack on Ukraine

Russia launched an attack on Ukraine on 24 February 2022. Finland has strongly condemned Russia’s military actions in Ukraine and supports Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty, self-determination and territorial integrity.

The Government has continuously monitored the situation and developments in Ukraine. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has monitored the situation from the perspective of its areas of responsibility:

  • energy
  • security of supply
  • impacts on Finnish companies (exports and internationalisation)
  • labour migration and integration
  • European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-Border Cooperation programmes on the border between Finland and Russia

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