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Last EU train out of Russia arrives in Helsinki


Passengers disembark from the last Allegro train from St Petersburg, Russia, at the central railway station in Helsinki, Finland on March 27, 2022. – The service of the Allegro train, one of the few remaining routes from Russia to the EU between Helsinki and St Petersburg, will be temporarily discontinued from March 28, 2022. (Photo by Alessandro RAMPAZZO / AFP)

HELSINKI (AFP) – Just after 7pm on Sunday, the Allegro express train from St Petersburg pulled into the Finnish capital, marking the closure of the last rail link between Russia and the European Union (EU). More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin