This is not a game of chess but poker, Mirja Tiri, the CEO of the Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce, comments on the sanctions against Russia contemplated by the European Union. “Russia will definitely respond to the sanctions, there's no question about that,” Tiri viewed while on an official visit to Moscow. “The reaction may be abrupt, unexpected and difficult for western companies.”
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Sanctions on Russia could hit Finland hard
Although Finnish companies with business operations in Russia have voiced their concerns over the mooted sanctions and the subsequent counter-measures, few dare to speculate on their impact.