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700 Finns leave military in just a few days after defense minister proposes controversial plan

Around 700 Finns have submitted applications in just a few days to be discharged from the military reserve, opting instead for roles in civil service. This number is notably high, considering that the total applications for the entire year of 2023 stood at approximately 1,600. The increase in applications follows controversial remarks by Finland’s Minister […]