Finland - land of the free press - is new president of the Council of the EU
by Frederic Krull
Finland, the self-proclaimed country of press freedom, holds the presidency of the Council of the EU for the next six months. On the occasion of the summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in July 2018 in Helsinki, the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat launched a campaign to tell the US President that he had arrived in the country of press freedom. For that purpose, 300 billboards were placed on the route between the airport and the place of the summit.
Finland flag. Photo: Pixabay
The Finns have always been among the leading figures for world's press freedom. After dropping from first to…