Tapio Raunio is professor of political science at Tampere University.
Tapio Raunio is professor of political science at Tampere University. His research interests cover legislatures and political parties, the European Union, executives, semi-presidentialism, foreign policy decision-making, and the Finnish political system.
Parliamentary election in Finland, 2 April 2023
The parliamentary elections that took place in Finland on 2 April, 2023 were in many respects unusual. Putin’s war in Ukraine has had a dramatic impact on Finnish security policy, with Finland seeking NATO membership by mid-May 2022 and joining the defence alliance two days after the election on 4 April. NATO membership was accepted almost unanimously … Continuedlire l'article