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Recent articles by Silvia:

Take a look inside the Finnish bunkers capable of withstanding a nuclear attack

Finland's bunkers have soccer pitches, playgrounds and cafeterias — and are also designed to protect citizens from attack. → Read More

U.S., Europe race to improve food supply chains after India bans wheat exports

G-7 foreign ministers warned over the weekend that the war in Ukraine is increasing the risk of a global hunger crisis. → Read More

Finland's leaders say country should apply for NATO membership 'without delay'

Finland has had a decades-long policy of military neutrality that would come to an end if it becomes a full member of the military alliance. → Read More

Finland is just days away from applying for NATO membership

The Nordic nation has been considering joining the alliance in the wake of Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

Hungary's Orban — a longtime Putin ally — stalls Europe's Russian oil embargo

The European Union is struggling to approve a sixth round of sanctions against Russia with a few nations pushing back on a proposed oil embargo. → Read More

Finland, Sweden need to move now on NATO while Putin preoccupied with Ukraine, former secretary general says

Finland and Sweden need to join NATO now while Russia's Putin is focused on Ukraine, the alliance's former chief told CNBC. → Read More

EU proposes gradual ban on Russian oil in sixth round of sanctions against Moscow

Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, and evidence of war crimes, has pushed the EU to take bolder steps on energy sanctions. → Read More

EU considers exemptions to push through Russian oil embargo

Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, and evidence of war crimes, has pushed the EU to take bolder steps on energy sanctions. → Read More

Euro zone inflation hits record high for the sixth month in a row

Headline inflation in the 19-member euro zone reached 7.5% in April. → Read More

Europe scrambles for natural gas solution as Putin squeezes supply

The European Union is racing to find alternative suppliers of natural gas after Russia's Gazprom cut flows to two EU nations, sparking fears that others will soon follow. → Read More

Euro sinks to five-year low on energy supply, slowdown fears

The euro tumbled against the U.S. dollar Wednesday morning as investors grew increasingly concerned with energy supply and a potential recession in the region. → Read More

Deutsche Bank posts seventh straight quarter of profit, warns of increasing cost pressures

Deutsche Bank reported Wednesday a net profit of 1.06 billion euros ($1.13 billion) for the first quarter of the year. → Read More

Credit Suisse reports quarterly loss, reshuffles management team as litigation costs bite

Credit Suisse on Wednesday reported a net loss for the first quarter of 2022 and announced a management reshuffle. → Read More

UBS beats expectations for the first quarter; continues to reduce Russia exposure

The bank said macroeconomic, geopolitical and market factors created a high level of uncertainty in the first three months of the year. → Read More

Macron has won France's presidential election. But the far-right is upping its game

Political analysts believe the continued rise of the far-right will cause Emmanuel Macron significant headaches over the coming years. → Read More

Emmanuel Macron set to beat rival Marine Le Pen in French presidential election, early projections show

France's Emmanuel Macron looks set for a second term as president, with exit polls predicting he will comfortably beat his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in Sunday's election. → Read More

Macron faces off against far-right rival Le Pen as France heads to the polls

French citizens are heading to the polls Sunday in a presidential election set against the backdrop of war in Ukraine and a cost of living crisis. → Read More

Russia ties haunt far-right candidate Le Pen as France gears up for election day

The leader of France's nationalist party, Marine Le Pen, is seeing her previous links to Russia resurfacing ahead of Sunday's vote. → Read More

European markets trade lower after Fed's Powell signals a rate hike next month

European stocks fell in early trading on Friday after the Fed's Powell said a rate hike is on the table next month. → Read More

IMF warns of further market sell-offs as central banks adjust policy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of possible sell-offs in the markets as central banks try to combat higher inflation. → Read More