Dozens of migrants are waiting at Finland's border with Russia after Helsinki erected barricades to halt the flow of asylum seekers. The Finnish government accuses Russia of funnelling migrants to the crossings in retaliation for increased defense cooperation with the US. Despite the closure, migrants continue to arrive at the border crossings. Finland shares a 1,340-km border with Russia, which also serves as the EU's external border.
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