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Anti-immigrant 'Soldiers of Odin' Raise Concern in Finland

Wearing black jackets adorned with a symbol of a Viking and the Finnish flag, the "Soldiers of Odin" have surfaced as self-proclaimed patriots patrolling the streets to protect native Finns from immigrants, worrying the government and police. On the northern fringes of Europe, Finland has little history of welcoming large numbers of refugees, unlike neighboring Sweden. But as with other European countries, it is now struggling with a huge increase in asylum seekers and the...

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