Key Finnish politicians have been warned that Russia could halt its gas supplies to neighbouring Finland on Friday, local newspaper Iltalehti reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources. The paper did not specify where the warning would have come from and Reuters was not able to verify the information. Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Thursday said Finland would apply to join the Western defence alliance NATO “without delay”, prompting Russia to vow a response. read more The majority of gas used in Finland comes from Russia but gas only accounts for some 5% of the country’s annual energy consumption. read more However losing most of the gas supply would mean industry giants […]