The High North Tour 2022 In the Shadow of War: The Mayor of This Border Town Wants NATO Membership

Mayor Toni K. Keine of the Finnish border municipality Inari. (Video: Arne O. Holm)

Ivalo, Finland: Mayor Toni K. Leine of the Finnish border municipality Inari has always had close cooperation with the neighbors in Russia. Now, however this cooperation has been shattered, worries run high, and he feels a strong sense of sadness. Nevertheless, he trusts the national authorities and wants NATO membership. Watch the entire interview here.