Finland: Helsinki reacts to reporter's controversial intelligence leak

An article written by journalist Laura Halminen and published by the newspaper Helsingin Sanomat sparked a civil and political debate in Finland after it leaked confidential intelligence, with reactions given on the streets of Helsinki on Wednesday. The article, which was published on Saturday, apparently revealed that Finnish intelligence services were monitoring Russia. It has sparked a... Еще countrywide debate on free speech with the government immediately launching an investigation into the leak and Halminen reportedly destroying her laptop with a hammer. «I was more shocked by the aftermath, because they did like a home search to the journalist's home and I found that appalling,» said Katerina, a Finnish citizen. «That's how journalism works, they are supposed to tell us how the society works and it's their duty to reveal things that, you know, the powers that be don't necessarily want us to know,» explained Tomi Kilakosvsky, also from Finland.

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