The Daily Populous

Wednesday June 22nd, 2022 night edition

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The property at the centre of the proposed deal is located next to Rovaniemi Airport in Finnish Lapland.

The sale of real estate and land in the vicinity of airports can be seen as potentially posing strategic military risks.

The Finnish state has intervened to block the sale of an industrial property to a Russian buyer, citing national security reasons, according to a report (siirryt toiseen palveluun) by tabloid newspaper Ilta-Sanomat.

A Russian citizen had enquired about buying the empty property, which was located very close to Rovaniemi Airport.

However, the sale of real estate and land in the vicinity of airports can be seen as potentially posing strategic military risks.

The Ministry of Defence told IS that the decision to preemptively block the deal was taken in June, but nothing has yet been finalised.

The law on the right to refuse permission to buy real estate in Finland came into force on 1 January 2020. »

Sotomayor accuses conservatives of ‘dismantling’ church-state separation

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“This Court continues to dismantle the wall of separation between church and state that the Framers fought to build,” Sotomayor wrote, dissenting from the 6-3 decision that broke along ideological lines.

The Maine law at issue in the case had deemed schools with religious instruction ineligible for the program.

Sotomayor also joined in part a separate dissent written by fellow liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, whose opinion was joined in full by Justice Elena Kagan, the court’s third liberal member. »

Tony Hawk 3 + 4 Remasters Canned After Dev Merger, Says Tony Hawk

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A remastered collection of PS1 and PS2 classics Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 was planned by Vicarious Visions, until the studio merged with Activision Blizzard.

He said the plan was to remaster the third and fourth entries even up until the release day of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 on PS4.

Talking on the livestream, Tony Hawk said: "That was the plan, even up until the release day of [1 and 2], we were going 3 and 4. »

Can Putin Survive?: The Lessons of the Soviet Collapse

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In reality, it was misguided Soviet economic policies and a series of political missteps by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev that caused the country to self-destruct.

And Putin has learned a great deal from the Soviet collapse, managing to avoid the financial chaos that doomed the Soviet state despite intense sanctions.

In the United States and Europe, many experts assume that the collapse of the Soviet Union was preordained. »

Jan 6 committee obtains previously unknown film of Trump and family at time of riot

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It also required him to turn over “any footage pertaining to discussions of election fraud or election integrity surrounding the November 2020 presidential election”.

We simply wanted to better understand who the Trumps were and what motivated them to hold onto power so desperately”.

The filmmaker added that he has “dutifully handed over all the materials the Committee has asked for” and is “fully cooperating”. »