Soldiers from the Finnish Defence Forces.
The Russian assault on Ukraine sparked a dramatic U-turn in public and political opinion in Finland and neighbouring Sweden regarding the Nordic countries’ long-held policies of military non-alignment. File photo: AFP
Soldiers from the Finnish Defence Forces. The Russian assault on Ukraine sparked a dramatic U-turn in public and political opinion in Finland and neighbouring Sweden regarding the Nordic countries’ long-held policies of military non-alignment. File photo: AFP
Ukraine war

Ukraine war: Russia ‘would deploy nuclear arms’ if Finland, Sweden join Nato

  • Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has pushed Finland and Sweden closer to joining Nato
  • Moscow threatened to deploy nuclear weapons in and around Baltic in response

Soldiers from the Finnish Defence Forces.
The Russian assault on Ukraine sparked a dramatic U-turn in public and political opinion in Finland and neighbouring Sweden regarding the Nordic countries’ long-held policies of military non-alignment. File photo: AFP
Soldiers from the Finnish Defence Forces. The Russian assault on Ukraine sparked a dramatic U-turn in public and political opinion in Finland and neighbouring Sweden regarding the Nordic countries’ long-held policies of military non-alignment. File photo: AFP
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