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Finns vote, likely to pick opposition to revive sagging economy

Finns vote, likely to pick opposition to revive sagging economy

April 19, 2015

HELSINKI, April 19 — Finns are tipped to oust a pro-European and pro-NATO prime minister in elections today and put in power an opposition coalition that may include Eurosceptic nationalists to revive a sagging economy. Opposition Centre Party leader Juha Sipila, who has backing of the urban middle class and rural conservatives, is tipped to become prime minister of the euro zone country, succeeding Alexander Stubb of the centre-right National Coalition Party. Sipila says he is open... Read more

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