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‘A historic change’: how Sweden and Finland trod separate paths to Nato
Two countries’ neutrality was rooted in different geographies, histories and national identities

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

20, May, 2022 @4:27 PM

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‘We can forgive even bad fathers’: Mia Hansen-Løve on making a movie haunted by Ingmar Bergman
When the French director stayed at Bergman’s retreat on Fårö island to write a screenplay about a marriage breakdown, she was consumed by her thoughts about the narcissistic genius of the great Swedish director

Stuart Jeffries

20, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Joe Biden gives support to Sweden and Finland as members of ‘revived Nato’
The countries’ leaders meet the US president at the White House as they seek a resolution with Turkey

Julian Borger in Washington

19, May, 2022 @6:05 PM

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Why has Erdoğan doubled down on threat to veto Nordic Nato bids?
Analysis: By demanding extradition of alleged PKK members, Turkish president could have one eye on elections

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

18, May, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Turkey blocks early vote on Sweden and Finland joining Nato
Move comes hours after the Nordic nations officially launched their bids to join the alliance

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

18, May, 2022 @4:26 PM

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‘Putin has left us no option’: Finnish and Swedish readers on joining Nato
Finland and Sweden have submitted applications to join alliance – seven people share their thoughts

Rachel Obordo and Guardian readers

18, May, 2022 @2:40 PM

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Sweden and Finland to formally submit Nato bids ‘hand in hand’
Announcement at joint press conference comes as Turkey maintains it will not support the applications

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

18, May, 2022 @5:25 AM

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Finland and Sweden may join Nato – but even they can’t guarantee that will make them safer | Thomas Meaney
The Finns have long relied on realpolitik and the Swedes on neutrality. Joining the historic military alliance could change everything, says Thomas Meaney of the Max Planck Society in Göttingen

Thomas Meaney

18, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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More than 260 troops evacuated from steelworks – as it happened
Erdoğan says no need for visits to try to persuade him; Ukrainian president’s message comes as villages still shelled

Dani Anguiano (now) and Joanna Walters Nicola Slawson, Rachel Hall and Calla Wahlquist (earlier)

16, May, 2022 @11:06 PM

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Turkey says it will not approve Sweden and Finland joining Nato
Turkey’s justice ministry said it objected on grounds that the two countries had failed to respond positively to extradition requests

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

16, May, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Finland and Sweden: how do you feel about your countries and Nato membership?
We would like to hear from those in Finland and Sweden about their countries intentions to apply for Nato membership

Guardian community team

16, May, 2022 @4:07 PM

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Finland and Sweden confirm intention to join Nato
Announcements signify historic shift in policy in Nordic countries that will redraw Europe’s security map

Jon Henley, Europe correspondent

15, May, 2022 @10:22 AM

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