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    EU recount’s residents yell Russia border closure

    Citizens of Lappeenranta in Finland have said the move unfairly separates them from their families Several hundred residents of a Finnish town bordering Russia protested outside city hall on Sunday, after the government in Helsinki shuttered the checkpoint that served their community. Around 200-300 people gathered in Lappeenranta, according to the Finnish outlet Yle, to object to the border closures. The community of around 72,000 people is located near three…