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Finland: No sign of Russian military threat to Lithuania

Finland sees no sign of a Russian military build up around Kaliningrad and Lithuania in their dispute on transit of EU-sanctioned goods. "Russia has taken units from the Kaliningrad area and [nearby] Suwalki area, so they don't really have a military capability or presence. We haven't seen any changes in their posture, so we think it's highly unlikely they'd go into any military aggression," a senior Finnish diplomat said Thursday.

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Greek minister denies pushbacks despite evidence

Greek migration minister Notis Mitarachi defended his border forces despite evidence of illegal pushbacks, including a new testimony from a 26-year old asylum seeker from Gaza.

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