Ahti Tolvanen

Ahti Tolvanen: Defense Minister Jussi Niinistö’s announces legislative initiative to cleanse the ministry of foreign dual citizens

This brought me back to the days of my reckless youth when I arrived in Finland in the early 70s to study at university. At that time a foreign citizen was not allowed by law to hold any kind of “virka” i.e. permanent public job.  A foreign citizen was also not even allowed to marry a Finn.  There were also a host of  private sector and community jobs a foreigner could not hold like newspaper editor, city counselor, shop steward and board member in a company or association.

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Facebook Ahti Tolvanen: Is terrorism a real threat to Finland?

We have just heard in the news today that Supo has received funding to hire 50 more personnel this year to fight terrorism.

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A rebuttal to Finland’s speaker of parliament concerning her claim of “high migrant unemployment”

Now a leading SMP person has slid from “immigration criticism” which has mainly focused on the large influx of asylum seekers to talking about all persons of foreign origin living in the country- probably also returning Finns.

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