HomePoliticsThe Summit Between Putin and Trump Triggered Several Protests Across the City on Monday Tony Öhberg 07/16/2018 Politics A large banner was placed on the tower of Kallio Church on Monday morning, July 16, 2018. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today On Monday, at the scheduled meeting day between President Trump and Putin, Helsinki saw a few protests. In the morning, the environmental activist group Greenpeace together with the Kallio Church agreed to send the helmet-wearing activists on a climbing mission to the church tower, and to attach two very large banners on top. It was a message for both presidents: “Warm our hearts, not our planet.” The activists taking a climbing break during the tolling of the bells. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Two similar banners were attached on the tower. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Anarchists writing on the street with chalk. Picture: Seppo Sirkka EASTPRESS / Finland Today At the Finlandia Hall, which was the media center for the summit, a group of protesters in colorful clothes appeared with signs, and anarchists attempted to write messages on the street with chalk.Click to find out more. Colorful messages. Picture: Seppo Sirkka EASTPRESS / Finland Today Here we go. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today In the afternoon, about 20 anarchists attempted to take over a street, apparently Mannerheimintie, the main road for the presidents’ motorcades. The police surrounded them near the corners of the main post office and the contemporary art museum Kiasma and dragged them away one by one and placed them in two buses. According to the police, their precise motives would be questioned later. And another one. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today The journey to the police station begins. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Comments comments GET NOTIFICATIONS OF NEW ARTICLES NameEmailThank you!