There is no reason to be afraid of Russia. We have to keep a cool head despite the troubling situation in Ukraine. Such were the turns of phrase Prime Minister Alexander Stubb (NCP) used to characterise our eastern neighbour during his first appearance on the traditional Prime Minister's Interview Hour on YLE Radio Suomi.
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There is no reason to fear Russia, Stubb views
“One shouldn't condemn Russianness, Russians in Finland or the Russian language on grounds of the actions of the Russian government,” he emphasised.