2014 in Finland

The following lists events that happened during 2014 in Finland.

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2014
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JuneEdit

  • June 9 – Russian President Vladimir Putin's personal envoy warns Finland against joining NATO.[1]
  • June 13 – The city council of Pello offers 50 euro to each Finnish speaking taxpayer who changes language to Swedish in order to secure the bilingual Finnish-Swedish regime.[2]
  • June 24 – A new coalition government takes office in Finland, the first led by a Swedish-speaking Finn since 1959.[3]

JulyEdit

  • July 24 – In Herat, Afghanistan, two Finnish women working for a foreign aid organization are shot and killed.[4]
  • July 25 – Vietnamese authorities confirm that a shipment of Vietnamese-owned air-to-air missile parts bound for Ukraine was detained by Finland on June 24 after raising concerns the consignment of military hardware violated arms-export regulations.[5]

NovemberEdit

  • November 28 – The Parliament of Finland votes to allow same-sex marriage, marking the first time that a citizens' initiative has received lawmakers' blessing to be written into the legislation.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Putin envoy warns Finland against joining NATO". 9 June 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Pello residents offered 50 euros to switch mother tongue". 13 June 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Stubb elected new PM". 24 June 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Afghanistan shooting: Finnish aid workers killed in Herat". 24 July 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Finland Detains Vietnamese Missile Parts". 25 July 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Finnish Parliament approves same-sex marriage". 28 November 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2015.

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