Agricultural work in Finland this year are only 104 Russians and about nine thousand of Ukrainians, told RIA Novosti the representative of the Migration service of Finland Tuuli Huhtilainen.
Residents of Russia and Ukraine can obtain a visa at the diplomatic missions of Finland for agricultural work, with the right of stay in the country for more than 90 days within six months. If a person is planning to work more this time, the migration office issued him a work permit.
Senator Alexei Pushkov was not surprised by reports of "plans" of the Soviet Union to give Finland Karelia.
Earlier, the former expert of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland Jukka Seppinen said that in the days of Mikhail Gorbachev's Moscow was allegedly ready to discuss the issue, but President Mauno Koivisto has not used this opportunity.
The Soviet Union did not conduct any negotiations on the transfer of Karelia in Finland, said "Newspaper.ru" Andrey Fyodorov, who served in the 1990-1991 Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs.
While Helsinki had for this area, "some interest," added the former diplomat. However, according to him, such issues were raised only in private conversation.
Former expert of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland, former diplomat, doctor of political science and writer and documentarian Yucca Seppinen said that the Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev was allegedly ready to start negotiations on the transfer of Karelia. It is reported portal iltalehti.fi link to a new book, the former diplomat.
Approval Seppanen, Finland had chances to Karelia from the late 1980s to early 1990-ies, however, the President Mauno Koivisto took advantage of it.
Finland resumed its diplomatic mission in Baghdad, whose work was interrupted on March 17 because of the situation with coronavirus, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland.
"The Embassy of Finland in Baghdad resumed on 9 June. In connection with the General situation of security in the country, the Ministry of foreign Affairs for many years recommends to avoid all travel to Iraq. Recommendation remains in force. The situation with coronavirus in Iraq is also difficult," - said in the message.