Wednesday Was the Shortest Day of the Year

The December solstice is actually a specific moment in time when the sun is exactly overhead the Tropic of Capricorn. This year in Finland, the exact time is at 12:44 in the afternoon.

President Niinistö Calls Merkel, Then Putin

President Niinistö and Chancellor Merkel had a serious discussion about Syria. With Putin, Niinistö also talked about Syria, particularly about the suffering in Aleppo and the killing of innocent civilians.