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UK, Finland, Estonia practise subsea infrastructure protection in Baltic Sea

UK, Finland, Estonia practise subsea infrastructure protection in Baltic Sea

[1/2]Estonian Navy conducts an undersea communications cable survey after a subsea gas pipeline and a telecommunications cable connecting Finland and Estonia under the Baltic Sea was damaged, in the Gulf of Finland, October 10, 2023. Estonian Navy Handout/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights HELSINKI, Dec 4 (Reuters) – The navies of Britain, Finland and...

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Ukraine welcomes Western allies’ air defence coalition

Ukraine welcomes Western allies’ air defence coalition

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy meets with German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine November 21, 2023. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS Acquire Licensing Rights Nov 22 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his defence minister welcomed the formation by Ukraine’s Western allies on Thursday of a 20-nation “coalition”...

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Estonian PM Kallas signals interest in top NATO job -Politico

Estonian PM Kallas signals interest in top NATO job -Politico

Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas attends a joint press conference with France’s President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Oct. 18, 2023. Christophe Ena/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights OSLO, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas said late on Tuesday she would like to be considered for the...

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Europe’s wind power goal hits new snag: security

Europe’s wind power goal hits new snag: security

North Sea countries to aim to quadruple offshore wind, security plans vague Most governments say offshore developers should pay for security Developers say states should pay to protect territorial waters Spate of recent acts of sabotage underlines risks NYSTED WIND FARM, Denmark, Oct 26 (Reuters) – As Europe turns to renewable sources to diversify energy...

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Britain to boost military presence in Northern Europe

Britain to boost military presence in Northern Europe

LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Britain said it planned to step up its military presence in Northern Europe, including deploying 20,000 troops to the region next year, to help protect critical infrastructure at a time of growing concern over Russian sabotage. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak earlier on Friday met fellow leaders as part of the...

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Ukraine invited to observe north Europe defence alliance exercises

Ukraine invited to observe north Europe defence alliance exercises

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak walks through the town of Visby with other political leaders on their way to lunch at a restaurant during their Joint Expeditionary Summit (JEF) on the Baltic island of Gotland, Sweden. Picture date: Friday October 13, 2023. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS Acquire Licensing Rights STOCKHOLM, Oct 13 (Reuters) – A...

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Stora Enso to cut 1,150 jobs in restructuring

Stora Enso to cut 1,150 jobs in restructuring

COPENHAGEN, June 15 (Reuters) – Finnish forestry firm Stora Enso (STERV.HE) plans to close several European units and lay off workers in a bid to boost its profitability and competitiveness, the company said in a statement on Thursday. Together with previously initiated negotiations at its packaging materials division, the restructuring will reduce the workforce by...