2022/05/17 Finland and Sweden: Why NATO?

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The Finnish government on Sunday announced that it has officially decided to apply for #NATO membership. That’s a huge security policy shift of #Finland and #Sweden following decades of military neutrality. The decision is a tectonic shift of the security architecture in the European continent since the Russia-Ukraine conflict in late February. And, a major setback for Moscow as its “military operation” was started in part in response to NATO’s eastward expansion. Russia has warned Finland and Sweden of “retaliatory steps.” Would joining the bloc give Finland and Sweden the protection they need? What measures could Russia take?

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