Europol: Crackdown on material designed to ‘educate’ future terrorists

On 18 December, Europol’s EU Internet Referral Unit coordinated a Referral Action Day (RAD) on terrorist online content. The operational action also involved special units from Czechia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Finland, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom, and different units Read More …

Finland: Construction of Europe’s Largest Doomsday Stockpile Quietly Gets Underway

Finland is stockpiling emergency supplies to help prepare for a potential nuclear catastrophe, in an EU-funded project spurred by the threat posed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Finnish interior ministry said on Wednesday that the stockpile would include protective Read More …

ATF hosts explosive training at Ramstein AB

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives held a post-blast training course for U.S. Air Force Airmen and other NATO allies at Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 7-11, 2023. The week-long course trains students in Read More …

EU provides explosive and mine detection dogs to Ukraine

The EU has launched a project to train and donate 50 explosive and mine detection dogs to the Ukrainian authorities. Nine of them have already been paired with Ukrainian dog handlers. According to the European Commission, 30% of Ukraine’s territory Read More …

Finland to donate three Leopard 2R demining tanks to Ukraine

On the one-year anniversary of the start of Russia’s war of aggression, Finland has decided to send another package of defence materiel to Ukraine. The aid package is valued at over EUR 160 million, and the combined value of all Read More …

Finland: Weapons supplied to Ukraine have ended up with criminals in Finland

Organised crime is growing in Finland and there is a high demand for weapons. The routes and connections from Ukraine to Finland are already in place. The police are hoping for additional resources for an increasing workload due to the Read More …