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    Finland

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    Finland Your assignment: Pick one country in Eastern Europe. Give a brief history of the country before and after the break up of the Soviet Union. As you explore your country, consider the following: What were the major political and economic forces at work when the Soviet Union wielded power in the region, and how have those forces played out over the last 10 years? I have chosen to write about Finland for my trip. As you can see Finland is located at the far north of this map and it

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    Finland: Nationalism, Development, and Values

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    While Finland is a rather young country in terms of independence, seeing that it was only in 1917 that it became independent, it is a country that has had a constant development of nationalism, values, and national identity. Finnish nationalism is highly shaped by its past before it was an independent country and by its neighbor, Russia. It also is affected by the three Wars which would involve its neighbor Russia. The three wars fought in WWII, events leading up to them, and their end results

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    today as Finland was first inhabited by the Sami people. The Sami were indigenous people that inhabited the Arctic area after the ice age was over. Fishing was the main livelihood as well as fur trapping, and herding of sheep, goats, and reindeer. Although there is ten distinct Sami languages, only three were practiced in the Finland region; Northern Sami, Inari Sami, and Skolt Sami. However, when Finnish speakers moved into this region the Sami people were forced to migrate upward. Finland grew in

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    People Capital City The capital city of Finland is Helsinki. Helsinki was founded in 1550 and has been the capital of Finland since 1812. Helsinki is the home of the Finnish Parliament. Helsinki has many universities, including: • University of Helsinki • Aalto University • Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences • Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences • Sibelius Academy Helsinki is also known for many world-famous buildings, such as Johannes Cathedral and Uspenski Orthodox Church

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    least costly solution, not according to the logic of geographical proximity. American digital companies, such as Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google, have built efficient digital infrastructures, which are so all-embracing that an email sent within Finland is likely to pass through a US-affiliated company. This gives the US a unique advantage regarding its opportuni- ties to conduct cyber surveillance, but other countries are racing to develop their own security, surveil- lance and espionage capabilities

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    Finnish Financial Report

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    cycle for the moment 4 5 Comparing Finland to Euro Zone and US 5 6 Important indicators 5 7 Finnish economic future 7 7.1 Household assets in Finland now and in the future 7 7.2 Companies in industry and service sectors 7 7.2.1 Companies in industry sector 7 7.2.2 Companies in service sectors 8 7.3 Government finances 8 8 Bibliography 10 1 Describing Finnish economy using key economic indicators According to the official website: Statistics Finland, the future is looking a bit brighter

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    The Shipbuilder

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    and Jukka create most of this controversy. Jaanus and Jukka are brothers who are born in Finland. Jukka move's out of Finland and he becomes a Canadian, in name, in body and in soul. Jaanus relocates to Canada several years later, but he's different. When Jaanus moves to Canada he doesn't become a Canadian. He is a Finn living in Canada. His body is in Canada but his name, and his soul still belong to Finland. When Jaanus first enters the play he insists that his name is Karkulainen. This immediately

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    of Sweden. The capital of Sweden is a densely populated city called Stockholm, located around southern Sweden. Sweden is sometimes referred to as one of the “three fingers of Scandinavia,” along with Norway and Finland. Many of the rivers in Sweden flow from the mountains and eventually end up in the Baltic Sea. The temperatures in Sweden are much cooler due to how close it is to the Arctic circle. Also, some of the northern

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    Overview of Press Freedom

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    my/media/558.pdf. Kuutti.,et.,al. (2010). Media Policies and Regulatory Practices in a selected set of European Countries, the EU & the Council of Europe: The Case of Finland. Retrieved from: http://www. .mediadem.eliamep.gr/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Finland.pdf Morning.,I.,S. (2008). Mind The Gap? Press Freedom & Pluralism in Finland. Retrieved from: http://www.intellectbook.co.uk/file.download,id.19781841502434.213.pdf. Sussman.,L.,R. (2001). Press Freedom in Our Genes. World Press Freedom Committee

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    Nordic Party Systems

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    NORDIC PARTY SYSTEMS Nordic five-party model, a significant concept to evaluate and understand the Nordic countries’ political system, has been introduced by Sten Berglund and Ulf Lindström in 1978 in their book "The Scandinavian five party system(s): A comparative study". When it comes to analyze the distinctive features of Scandinavian party systems, five-party model plays an essential role along with strong social democrats, producer interest ties, traditionally strong class voting and well-organized

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