Finland

Documentary about The Winter War 1939 (Soviet Union vs Finland )

A very well documented documentary about the Winter War fought back in 1939. About defensive war and great guerilla tactics to fight a more powerful army. The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–…

Adding Fortum (HEL: FORTUM) stock to Watchlist

At the end of October 2018, I have added Fortum stock to my Stock Watchlist. Fortum is an energy company from Finland, with the Government of Finland being the largest shareholder (52.43%, including shares of State Pension Fund and Kela)…

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät To Represt Finland At Eurovision

The winner Aina mun pitää (I always have to) is a punk song written and performed by Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät. At 1:25 (one minute and twenty-five seconds) Aina mun pitää is bound to be the shortest song ever in the history of the…

Helsinki - Tallinn tunnel could cost up to €13 billion

I first heard of idea to build an undersea tunnel connecting Finish capital Helsinki with Estonian Tallinn, back in 2006. Soon it will be already 10 years, and I would probably have forget the idea of this project, but, today I red an…

Estonia To Catch Up Income Level like in Scandinavia in next 9-14 years

Last year I red an excellent article pointing out that income level in Estonia could reach level its in Scandinavia in next 10-15 years. Although this article made me smile, I decided to compare - is it real for Estonia to reach level like…

Nordic countries GDP 2012

In one of my previous posts, I compared Baltic states to the Caucasus by GDP in 2012. Now it's time to see - what's the economy of Nordic countries? GDP in Nordic countries 2012 Denmark 314.2 billion USD Finland 250 billion USD Iceland 13.…