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09/14/2018

After Syria’s partition, will Xinjiang be destabilized?

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Wolfgang Mühlberger was interviewed to op-ed published in Asia Times (13.9.). Op-ed's title was "After Syria’s partition, will Xinjiang be destabilized?"....

08/22/2018

President Niinistö Heads To Sochi For Talks With Putin

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Ryhor Nizhnikau was interviewed to article "President Niinistö Heads To Sochi For Talks With Putin" by News Now Finland (22.8.). “One thing I can say is that we can......

06/18/2018

Matti Pesu quoted by Yle News

Research Fellow Matti Pesu was quoted in article on the 6th annual Kultaranta talks published by Yle News (17.6.). ...

06/15/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak in France 2

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak was interviewed by France 2 (France Télévisions, 14.6.2018). Interview focused on conscription in Finland. Charly Salonius-Pasternak at 2:00.......

06/15/2018

Olli Ruohomäki part of an independent investigation team

An independent investigation team has completed a safety investigation of the stabbings that took place in Turku on 18 August 2017. In its report, the investigation team gives nine safety......

06/15/2018

Marco Siddi interviewed by Judy Dempsey

Judy Dempsey interviewed Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi to article "Judy Asks: Should Germany Dump Nord Stream 2? Can it?". Article was published in Judy Dempsey's Strategic Europe -blog (14.6.......

06/08/2018

Mika Aaltola to Yle News

Programme Director Mika Aaltola was interviewed by Yle News (7.6.) to article "US and Russian top military brass to meet in Helsinki"...

04/23/2018

A peer-reviewed book chapter by Antto Vihma

A peer-reviewed book chapter "‘First as Tragedy…’: Mistakes, Blaming and Learning at the Copenhagen Climate Conference" written by Senior Research Fellow Antto Vihma has been published in......

04/23/2018

Jyrki Kallio to South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post (20.4.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Jyrki Kallio to article "EU presents (nearly) united front against China’s ‘unfair’ Belt and Road Initiative". ...

04/03/2018

Russian infowar targets transatlantic bonds

Article "Russian infowar targets transatlantic bonds" written by Visiting Senior Fellow Sofie Eisentraut and Bret Schafer has been published by The Cipher Brief (30 March 2018)....

03/26/2018

Matti Pesu in News Now Finland

Finland’s political leaders will be watching carefully today, to see if other EU countries announce sanctions against Russia, over the nerve agent attack in England earlier this month (News Now......

03/15/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to News Now Finland

News Now Finland (14.3.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to article "Finland Reacts To Escalating UK – Russia Tensions"....

02/22/2018

Matti Pesu to News Now Finland

“In terms of foreign policy, this is probably the most inactive government we’ve had in years and it’s partly due to Sipilä himself. He’s an engineer by background so it’s not that he......

02/20/2018

Teija Tiilikainen to Helsingin Sanomat

Director Teija Tiilikainen commented on the Munich Security Conference to Helsingin Sanomat (19.2). "There is tremendous potential for conflict in world politics at the moment, and much......

02/14/2018

Matti Pesu to Second Line of Defense

Second Line of Defense (14.2.) interviewed Matti Pesu to "Shaping a way ahead for the defense of Finland: the perspective of a Finnish research analyst"....

02/07/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Yle News

Yle News (7.2.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to an article that was entitled "US State Dept OKs possible missile sale to Finland in deal valued at 580m euros". ...

01/29/2018

Teija Tiilikainen to Bloomberg

Bloomberg (26.1.) interviewed Director Teija Tiilikainen to article entitled "Finland’s President Eyes Easy Re-Election". ...

01/25/2018

Juha Jokela interviewed by The Telegraph

The Telegraph (24.1.) interviewed Programme Director Juha Jokela, interview focused on the security relations with the UK after Brexit. "As Finland is not a member of NATO, bilateral defence......

01/25/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy (18.1.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to article entitled "Inside a European Center to Combat Russia’s Hybrid Warfare". The article focused on the......

12/14/2017

Matti Pesu in Helsinki Times

"Matti Pesu, a visiting research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, believes the candidates have relatively clear-cut stances on Nato. “Maybe the campaigns and debates have......

12/07/2017

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Financial Times

Financial Times (6.12.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to an article that was entitled "A century on, Finland has learnt to tame the Russian bear"....

08/22/2017

U.S. Halts visas for Russians, deepening a diplomatic spat

Visiting Senior Fellow Mark N. Katz was interviewed to an article entitled "U.S. Halts visas for Russians, deepening a diplomatic spat". Article was published by the Washington Post (21.8.). ...

08/22/2017

Why India Takes A Backseat To China In Media Coverage

Forbes interviewed Senior Research Fellow Bart Gaens on India-China relations (18.8). The title of the article was "Why India Takes A Backseat To China In Media Coverage". "[European media] should......

08/08/2017

Iran and Russia cooperate amid suspicion

Visiting Senior Fellow Mark N. Katz's article entitled "Iran and Russia cooperate amid suspicion" has been published by The Arab Weekly (Issue 118, page 12, 6.8.2017)....

06/28/2017

Toni Alaranta to Yle News

Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta was interviewed by Yle News to an article that was titled "Finland to deport Turkish Kurds facing prison terms in home country" (27.6.)....

03/01/2017

Arkady Moshes in Financial Times

Programme Director Arkady Moshes was interviewed by Financial Times (1.3.) to an article titled "Belarus tech dream is a walk in the park"....

01/24/2017

Eight Years of President Barack Obama

Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen was interviewed by Jyväskylän Ylioppilaslehti Jylkkäri to an article concerning Barack Obama and his presidency (23.1.)....

12/23/2016

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Associated Press

Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Charly Salonius-Pasternak was interviewed to an article concerning the Santa summit in which Finland's Santa and Russia's Grandfather Frost met in Nuijamaa....

12/08/2016

Katri Pynnöniemi in Mittmedia.se -blog

Senior Research Fellow Katri Pynnöniemi talked about the report "Russia’s changing role in Finland’s neighbourhood" in a podcast concerning on Finland's security and defence politics in......

11/01/2016

Tuomas Iso-Markku in BBC Radio Scotland

Research Fellow Tuomas Iso-Markku was interviewed by BBC Radio Scotland in the programme "Good Morning Scotland"....

10/11/2016

Charly Salonius-Pasternak in Reuters

Reuters reported the violation of Finnish airspace by Russian jets on Oct 7, with comments by Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak....

08/24/2016

Arkady Moshes interviewed by Kommersant

Programme Director Arkady Moshes was interviewed by Kommersant on the defence cooperation agreement between Finland and the US on August 23....

08/23/2016

Charly Salonius-Pasternak on Monocle 24 Radio programme

Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak commented on the bilateral defence cooperation agreement between Finland and the US on Monocle 24 radio's The Briefing programme on August 23....