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Finland-Russia Relations: Russian Special Forces Group In Arctic Circle Inspected By Finnish Military

Finland-Russia Relations: Russian Special Forces Group In Arctic Circle Inspected By Finnish Military

The Finnish military is conducting a three-day inspection of Russia’s new Arctic special forces unit based just 50 kilometers (31 miles) from its border in the town of Alakurtti, according to a Finnish Defense Forces press release Tuesday. The inspection is permitted under an international treaty designed to allow neighboring countries to inspect military units and exchange certain information.

Source: Finland-Russia Relations: Russian Special Forces Group In Arctic Circle Inspected By Finnish Military