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Nurmagomedov defeats Kvarnstrom at first round

Yesterday, at the UAE Warriors 12 tournament in Abu Dhabi, Russian Usman Nurmagomedov met with Finnish Jerry Kvarnstrom. The fight did not last long - Nurmagomedov crushed his opponent at the first round, ending the fight ahead of …

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Finnair to extend furloughs to March 2021

National carrier Finnair has said that it intends to extend a programme of temporary layoffs caused by the coronavirus crisis to the end of March 2021. The announcement came following the conclusion of codetermination talks on Friday. The talks …

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Former Finnish president has coronavirus

Finland’s former president Martti Ahtisaari, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the president’s office said. “The infection was confirmed on Monday, March …

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Vac­cines to help with cancer

The pre-immunization acquired through common childhood vaccines can be used to enhance therapeutic cancer treatment, according to a new research from University of Helsinki published in the Cancer Research magazine. Professor Vincenzo …

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New coronavirus infection confirmed in Helsinki

The Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS) said on Friday evening that a second patient this week had tested positive for novel coronavirus. The patient is said to be a working-age Finnish woman, YLE News reported. The patient …

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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Armenia loses to Finland

Finland defeated Armenia 3-0 the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying in Turku yesterday evening. Norwich striker Teemu Pukki scored twice in the second half (61' and 88'), with Fredrik Jensen opening the scoring for the hosts …

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Tokayev meets with Niinistö and Dodon in New York

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a number of meetings with his colleagues on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly debate in New York, Akorda reports. In particular, he met with President of Finland …

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Putin In Helsinki For Talks With Finnish President

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Helsinki, where he is set to hold talks with his Finnish counterpart, Sauli Niinisto, Radio Liberty reports. Kremlin foreign-policy aide Yury Ushakov has said that the August 21 talks will …

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