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4th Dec 2016

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Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows

An annual survey published on Thursday by Finland's public broadcaster, Yle has found that support for Nato membership has dropped from 27% last year to 25%. Almost one in three, 61%, said that they oppose Nato membership, up from 58% last year. The Advisory Board for Defence Information (ABDI) poll also found that 50% of Finns view Russia as a negative influence, up from 28% 2010.

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