Sweden nixes aid for projects in Crimea

Published: torsdag 24 april kl 18:57 , Radio Sweden – News in English

Sweden will withhold SEK 50 million in aid to the Crimean peninsula after the area was annexed by Russia last month, the country's minister for international development cooperation said Thursday.

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One wounded after police open fire on fleeing car

Updated: torsdag 24 april kl 20:13 (publicerades torsdag 24 april kl 18:35) , Radio Sweden – News in English

One person was shot in the leg Thursday evening when Stockholm police opened fire on a fleeing car near the city center after the driver refused to stop.

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Jobs, schools and health care top list of voter concerns

Published: torsdag 24 april kl 17:36 , Radio Sweden – News in English

Jobs, schools and health care remained the top three issues for Swedish voters as the country enters its "super election year," with polls for the European and Swedish Parliaments in the coming months.

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Cruise missile plan splits opposition parties

Published: torsdag 24 april kl 16:48 , Radio Sweden – News in English

The opposition Social Democrats support the government's plan to outfit the latest JAS Gripen fighter jets with cruise missiles, according to the party's spokesperson on defense.

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Analyst: events sped up cruise missile decision

Published: torsdag 24 april kl 09:08 , Radio Sweden – News in English

The government wants to fit the latest Jas Gripen fighter jets with high-precision cruise missiles, which can be used against foreign targets.

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