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'''Ruku''' is a ski resort and village near [[Kuusamo]] in [[Oulu (province)|Oulu]] province of [[Finland]].  
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'''Ruka''' is a ski resort and village near [[Kuusamo]] in [[Oulu (province)|Oulu]] province of [[Finland]].  
  
Rukatunturis' highest point is 492 meters. The longest run in the mountain is 1300 meters.
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Rukatunturis highest point is 492 meters. The longest run in the mountain is 1300 meters. In winter Ruka is the place to be for people who love winter sports. In summer time Ruka welcomes people to enjoy the beautiful nature, for example the two National Parks.
  
 
==Get in==
 
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==See==
 
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[[Image:Ruka_Oulanka.jpg|thumb|Oulanka National Park]]
 
Near Ruka you can find two National Parks: Oulanka and Riisitunturi. The views from the top of Rukatunturi are beuatiful in summer and winter.
 
Near Ruka you can find two National Parks: Oulanka and Riisitunturi. The views from the top of Rukatunturi are beuatiful in summer and winter.
  
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*<do name="Ruka Safaris" alt="" address="Rukarinteentie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-852 1610" url="http://www.rukasafaris.fi/eng/index.php" hours="8-17 (Sat-Sun closed)" price="" lat="" long="">Activities to meetings and courses. In their new Iisakki Village (and their igloo) it's possible to arrange for example weddings.  </do>
 
*<do name="Ruka Safaris" alt="" address="Rukarinteentie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-852 1610" url="http://www.rukasafaris.fi/eng/index.php" hours="8-17 (Sat-Sun closed)" price="" lat="" long="">Activities to meetings and courses. In their new Iisakki Village (and their igloo) it's possible to arrange for example weddings.  </do>
 
*<do name="Ruka Adventures" alt="" address="Rukanriutta 7, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-8522 007" url="http://www.rukaadventures.fi/english" hours="9-16" price="" lat="" long="">All kinds of adventures for groups. For example ice karting, snowmobile safaris, river rafting, quadbike safaris etc.</do>
 
*<do name="Ruka Adventures" alt="" address="Rukanriutta 7, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-8522 007" url="http://www.rukaadventures.fi/english" hours="9-16" price="" lat="" long="">All kinds of adventures for groups. For example ice karting, snowmobile safaris, river rafting, quadbike safaris etc.</do>
*<do name="Stella Polaris Lapland" alt="" address="Sompatie 2, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-40-8433 425" url="http://www.stellapolaris.fi/en" hours="9-21" price="" lat="" long="">Wilderness safaris with high quality.</do>
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*<do name="Stella Polaris Adventures" alt="" address="Mestantie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-40-8433 425" url="http://www.stellapolaris.fi/en" hours="9-21" price="" lat="" long="">Wilderness safaris with high quality services. Private safari company, DMC. </do>
 
*<do name="Northernlight Safaries" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+358 (0)40 7094 711" url="http://www.northernlightsafaries.fi/english.aspx" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Speed safaris and overnight safaris. You can experience the real winter in the wilderness with professional safari guides.</do>
 
*<do name="Northernlight Safaries" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+358 (0)40 7094 711" url="http://www.northernlightsafaries.fi/english.aspx" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Speed safaris and overnight safaris. You can experience the real winter in the wilderness with professional safari guides.</do>
 
*<do name="Ski pass sales" alt="" address="Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone=" +358 8 8600 235" url="http://ski.ruka.fi/ski_passes/?id=540&area=ruka&submenu=14" hours="" price="from single run adults 5 euros to 5-7 days adults 149,5 euros" lat="" long="">The place to buy ski passes for the Ruka slopes.</do>
 
*<do name="Ski pass sales" alt="" address="Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone=" +358 8 8600 235" url="http://ski.ruka.fi/ski_passes/?id=540&area=ruka&submenu=14" hours="" price="from single run adults 5 euros to 5-7 days adults 149,5 euros" lat="" long="">The place to buy ski passes for the Ruka slopes.</do>
 
*<do name="Piste Rental Shop" alt="PisteVuokraamo" address="Rukakylätie 17, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358 400 101 605" url="http://ski.ruka.fi/shop_rentals/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Children´s equipment, alpine skiing, carving, snowboarding, telemarking, cross country skiing, helmets, goggles etc and Halti outdoor wear.</do>
 
*<do name="Piste Rental Shop" alt="PisteVuokraamo" address="Rukakylätie 17, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358 400 101 605" url="http://ski.ruka.fi/shop_rentals/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Children´s equipment, alpine skiing, carving, snowboarding, telemarking, cross country skiing, helmets, goggles etc and Halti outdoor wear.</do>
 
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*<do name="VuosselinPortti Rental Shop" alt="VuosselinPortti Vuokraamo" address="Jussinkuja 5, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358 400 101 610 " url="http://ski.ruka.fi/shop_rentals/?file=target_exec&id=190" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The Rental Shop of Eastern Ruka. </do>
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*<do name="Ruka Info" alt="" address="Rukatunturintie 9, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-8600 250" url="http://www.ruka.fi/winter_eng/services/?file=target_exec&id=942" hours="9.30-19" price="" lat="" long="">The official tourist information of Ruka in the shopping center Kumpare.</do>
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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*<buy name="RukaStore" alt="" address="Rukatunturintie 13, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358 400 101 615" url="http://ski.ruka.fi/rukastore" hours="10-19" price="" lat="" long="">Here you can find high-quality equipment and clothing for winter sports.</buy>
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*<buy name="Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop" alt="" address="Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358 40-1662340" url="http://www.riipisen.fi" hours="10-17" price="" lat="" long="">This is the place to buy your wild game souvenirs. </buy>
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*<buy name="K-Market Ruka" alt="" address="Rukanriutta 3, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358 8-868 1910" url="" hours="8-21" price="" lat="" long="">Groceries store in Ruka.</buy>
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*<buy name="S-Market Ruka" alt="" address="Rukanriutta 7, 93825 Rukantunturi" directions="" phone="+358-1076 33222" url="" hours="8-21, Sat 8-18, Sun 12-18" price="" lat="" long="">Another groceries store in Ruka. </buy>
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*<buy name="K-Market Rukankylä" alt="" address="Rukankyläntie 8, 93825 Rukantunturi" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="10-18" price="" lat="" long="">A small groceries store on in the Ruka Pedestrian Village.</buy>
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[[Image:Ruka_Cottages.jpg|thumb|Cottage in Ruka]]
 
*<sleep name="Ski-Inn RukaSuites" alt="" address="Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-8600 300" url="https://www.ski-inn.fi/?lang=eng&tunturi=ruka" checkin="18:00" checkout="15:00" price="" lat="" long="">RukaSuites apartments are located in the village of Ruka. They are in walking distance from the slopes. Apartments are made specially for skiers.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Ski-Inn RukaSuites" alt="" address="Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-8600 300" url="https://www.ski-inn.fi/?lang=eng&tunturi=ruka" checkin="18:00" checkout="15:00" price="" lat="" long="">RukaSuites apartments are located in the village of Ruka. They are in walking distance from the slopes. Apartments are made specially for skiers.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Ski-Inn Aurinkorinne" alt="" address="Hiihtokouluntie 16-18, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="" url="https://www.ski-inn.fi/majoitus.asp?prodType=37&changeMonth=1.1.2012&lang=eng" checkin="18:00" checkout="15:00" price="from 65 euros per night in the summer to 620 euros per week in the winter" lat="" long="">Apartments are located 400 meters from RukaVillage. The nearest slope Talvijärvi is right next to the apartments.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Ski-Inn Aurinkorinne" alt="" address="Hiihtokouluntie 16-18, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="" url="https://www.ski-inn.fi/majoitus.asp?prodType=37&changeMonth=1.1.2012&lang=eng" checkin="18:00" checkout="15:00" price="from 65 euros per night in the summer to 620 euros per week in the winter" lat="" long="">Apartments are located 400 meters from RukaVillage. The nearest slope Talvijärvi is right next to the apartments.</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Hotel Royal Ruka" alt="" address="Mestantie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.royalruka.fi/en/index.php" checkin="14:00" checkout="12:00" price="from 125 euros to 190 euros / night" lat="" long="">This is the luxury five star hotel in Ruka area. You can also arrange conferences in the hotel (max. 65 persons).</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Hotel Royal Ruka" alt="" address="Mestantie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.royalruka.fi/en/index.php" checkin="14:00" checkout="12:00" price="from 125 euros to 190 euros / night" lat="" long="">This is the luxury five star hotel in Ruka area. You can also arrange conferences in the hotel (max. 65 persons).</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="MastonAitio Cabins" alt="" address="Rinnekyläntie 3, 93285 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-8600 300" url="https://www.ski-inn.fi/majoitus.asp?prodtype=36&lang=eng&tunturi=&changeMonth=" checkin="" checkout="" price="For example winter weeks from 565 euros" lat="" long="">Cabins are great for active families. Kids ski area and a rope tow lift is located near the cabins.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="MastonAitio Cabins" alt="" address="Rinnekyläntie 3, 93285 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-8-8600 300" url="https://www.ski-inn.fi/majoitus.asp?prodtype=36&lang=eng&tunturi=&changeMonth=" checkin="" checkout="" price="For example winter weeks from 565 euros" lat="" long="">Cabins are great for active families. Kids ski area and a rope tow lift is located near the cabins.</sleep>
*<sleep name="Rukan salonki" alt="" address="Kemijärventie 235" directions="" phone="+358-40-534 9183" url="http://www.rukansalonki.fi/en" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">High quality chalets by lake Salonkijärvi only two kilometers from Ruka.</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Rukan Salonki" alt="" address="Kemijärventie 235" directions="" phone="+358-40-534 9183" url="http://www.rukansalonki.fi/en" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">High quality chalets by lake Salonkijärvi only two kilometers from Ruka.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Matkailumaja Heikkala" alt="" address="Talvijärventie 10, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-40 554 4892" url="http://www.heikkala.com/" checkin="16:00" checkout="12:00" price="from 35 euros to 180 euros per night" lat="" long="">14 cottages and 7 rooms next to the lake Talvijärvi. Kids can walk straight to the slopes of Ruka.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Matkailumaja Heikkala" alt="" address="Talvijärventie 10, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone="+358-40 554 4892" url="http://www.heikkala.com/" checkin="16:00" checkout="12:00" price="from 35 euros to 180 euros per night" lat="" long="">14 cottages and 7 rooms next to the lake Talvijärvi. Kids can walk straight to the slopes of Ruka.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Rukajärven Lomamajat" alt="" address="Rukajärventie 60, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone=" +358-8-8681 170" url="http://www.rukajarvenlomamajat.fi/en" checkin="" checkout="" price="from 95 to 250 euros" lat="" long="">Different sizes cottages and three Villas by the Lake Vuosseljärvi near Ruka.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Rukajärven Lomamajat" alt="" address="Rukajärventie 60, 93825 Rukatunturi" directions="" phone=" +358-8-8681 170" url="http://www.rukajarvenlomamajat.fi/en" checkin="" checkout="" price="from 95 to 250 euros" lat="" long="">Different sizes cottages and three Villas by the Lake Vuosseljärvi near Ruka.</sleep>
 
  
 
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Revision as of 01:12, 27 October 2011

Ruka is a ski resort and village near Kuusamo in Oulu province of Finland.

Rukatunturis highest point is 492 meters. The longest run in the mountain is 1300 meters. In winter Ruka is the place to be for people who love winter sports. In summer time Ruka welcomes people to enjoy the beautiful nature, for example the two National Parks.

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Get in

Best way to get to Ruka is to fly to Kuusamo and take the Airport bus to Ruka. If you want to come by train from southern Finland, the nearest train stations are in Oulu, Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi. You can take a bus from there to Kuusamo.

See

Oulanka National Park

Near Ruka you can find two National Parks: Oulanka and Riisitunturi. The views from the top of Rukatunturi are beuatiful in summer and winter.

Do

In Winter the ski resort is the main thing to do in Ruka. In Summer the beautiful nature provides a lot to do.

  • Ski School Ruka, Rukakyläntie 17, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-400-101 635. 10-16. Private lessons and lessons for groups. Alpine, snowboarding, cross-coyntry skiing, telemark and adaptive skiing. 32-92 euros private lessons.
  • Rukapalvelu Ltd, Rukakyläntie 13, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 (0)10 2710 500, [1]. 9-17 (Sun 10-17). Tailor made events and adventures. Also weekly programs available.
  • Ruka Safaris, Rukarinteentie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-852 1610, [2]. 8-17 (Sat-Sun closed). Activities to meetings and courses. In their new Iisakki Village (and their igloo) it's possible to arrange for example weddings.
  • Ruka Adventures, Rukanriutta 7, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-8522 007, [3]. 9-16. All kinds of adventures for groups. For example ice karting, snowmobile safaris, river rafting, quadbike safaris etc.
  • Stella Polaris Adventures, Mestantie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-40-8433 425, [4]. 9-21. Wilderness safaris with high quality services. Private safari company, DMC.
  • Northernlight Safaries, +358 (0)40 7094 711, [5]. Speed safaris and overnight safaris. You can experience the real winter in the wilderness with professional safari guides.
  • Ski pass sales, Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 8 8600 235, [6]. The place to buy ski passes for the Ruka slopes. from single run adults 5 euros to 5-7 days adults 149,5 euros.
  • Piste Rental Shop (PisteVuokraamo), Rukakylätie 17, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 400 101 605, [7]. Children´s equipment, alpine skiing, carving, snowboarding, telemarking, cross country skiing, helmets, goggles etc and Halti outdoor wear.
  • VuosselinPortti Rental Shop (VuosselinPortti Vuokraamo), Jussinkuja 5, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 400 101 610, [8]. The Rental Shop of Eastern Ruka.
  • Ruka Info, Rukatunturintie 9, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-8600 250, [9]. 9.30-19. The official tourist information of Ruka in the shopping center Kumpare.

Buy

  • RukaStore, Rukatunturintie 13, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 400 101 615, [10]. 10-19. Here you can find high-quality equipment and clothing for winter sports.
  • Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 40-1662340, [11]. 10-17. This is the place to buy your wild game souvenirs.
  • K-Market Ruka, Rukanriutta 3, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 8-868 1910. 8-21. Groceries store in Ruka.
  • S-Market Ruka, Rukanriutta 7, 93825 Rukantunturi, +358-1076 33222. 8-21, Sat 8-18, Sun 12-18. Another groceries store in Ruka.
  • K-Market Rukankylä, Rukankyläntie 8, 93825 Rukantunturi. 10-18. A small groceries store on in the Ruka Pedestrian Village.


Eat

  • Restaurant Piste (Ravintola Piste), Rukakyläntie 17, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 8 8600 300, [12]. 12-22. The center of action in the Ruka Village. Lunch at noon, party at nights. from 5 to 29 euros.
  • Restaurant Rukahovi, Rukakyläntie 15, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-859 10, [13]. Traditional restaurant in the middle of Ruka. Live music and great views.
  • Restaurant Kaltiokivi & KarhuBar, Rukakyläntie 15, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-859 10, [14]. 14-22.30. Relaxing and cosy restaurant in Ruka center. Beautiful fireplace in KarhuBar. 12-33 euros.
  • Colorado Mts. Bar & Grill, Rukakyläntie 6, 93825 Rukatunturi, 020 775 9405, [15]. 14-22. Live music, delicious food, sports, drinks etc. From the menu you can choose also quite spicy foods. about from 7 to 27 euros.
  • Restaurant Peak, Rukakyläntie 11, 358(0)40 1970 777, [16]. Located right on the top of Ruka Fell. Finnish cuisine and quality wines.
  • Alphut Swiss Restaurant, Rukatunturintie 11, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-40-966 0051, [17]. Alpine food and drinks. At lunch time the soup of the day. Right in the center of Ruka Village.
  • Classic Pizza Ruka, Rukatunturintie 11, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-440 337 607, [18]. The restaurant offers peaceful dining and good service. There are pizzas, salads, wines and other drinks on the menu.
  • Restaurant Vanha Karhu, Rukantunturintie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-8681 483, [19]. 16-22 (mon-thu), 16-23 (fri-sat). Gourmet restaurant in the Village of Ruka. Offers local cuisine.
  • Riipinen Wild Game Restaurant, Rukatunturintie 6, 93825, +358-8-868 1219, [20]. (Mon-Fri) 12-21. Restaurant offers specialities like bear, rabbit and of course reindeer. There's also a separate kids' menu.
  • Restaurant Royal Ruka, Mestantie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi, 0400 819 840, [21]. Gourmet restaurant with Lapland's Dinner and À la Carte list. Laplan's Dinner 35-39 euros.
  • Restaurant Rukatonttu, Hiihtostadioinintie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 (0)40 199 1100, [22]. Cozy restaurant with views to the lake Talvijärvi.
  • Pizzeria Ruka, Kelorinne, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-868 1445. 11-23. Pizzeria offers speacial pizzas like salmon and reindeer.


Drink

  • Tellu Night & Ski Pub Karaoke, Rukakyläntie 15, +358-8-859 10, [23]. Over 2500 songs to choose from! Also DJ and music from 80's, 90's, todays hits and finnhits.
  • Restaurant Zone (Ravintola Zone), Safaritalo, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 10 2710 555, [24]. 12-04. After safari parties until the morning, karaoke and a big glassed terrace. Lots of different kinds of events. 9-11 euros.
  • Cafe Bar Twin Peak, Rukakyläntie 11, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358 (0) 40 1970 777, [25]. 12-18 (Tue-Sat). Special coffees, wines, fresh bread and warm meals.


Sleep

Cottage in Ruka
  • Ski-Inn RukaSuites, Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-8600 300, [26]. checkin: 18:00; checkout: 15:00. RukaSuites apartments are located in the village of Ruka. They are in walking distance from the slopes. Apartments are made specially for skiers.
  • Ski-Inn Aurinkorinne, Hiihtokouluntie 16-18, 93825 Rukatunturi, [27]. checkin: 18:00; checkout: 15:00. Apartments are located 400 meters from RukaVillage. The nearest slope Talvijärvi is right next to the apartments. from 65 euros per night in the summer to 620 euros per week in the winter.
  • Chalet Ruka Peak, Juhannuskalliontie 27A, 93285 Rukatunturi, +358 (0) 8 868 4100, [28]. checkin: 16:00; checkout: 12:00. A boutique hotel on the top of Ruka Fell. Every room has large windows and the views are beautiful. Some rooms have a private jacuzzi.
  • RukaTonttu, Hiihtostadionintie 1, 93285 Rukatunturi, +38 (0)40 191 0702, [29]. Hotel is located right next to hiking trails, ski-tracks and slopes. There is also direct acces to Talvijärvi lake for those who like swimming. From 68 to 150 euros.
  • Hotel Royal Ruka, Mestantie 1, 93825 Rukatunturi, [30]. checkin: 14:00; checkout: 12:00. This is the luxury five star hotel in Ruka area. You can also arrange conferences in the hotel (max. 65 persons). from 125 euros to 190 euros / night.
  • MastonAitio Cabins, Rinnekyläntie 3, 93285 Rukatunturi, +358-8-8600 300, [31]. Cabins are great for active families. Kids ski area and a rope tow lift is located near the cabins. For example winter weeks from 565 euros.
  • Rukan Salonki, Kemijärventie 235, +358-40-534 9183, [32]. High quality chalets by lake Salonkijärvi only two kilometers from Ruka.
  • Matkailumaja Heikkala, Talvijärventie 10, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-40 554 4892, [33]. checkin: 16:00; checkout: 12:00. 14 cottages and 7 rooms next to the lake Talvijärvi. Kids can walk straight to the slopes of Ruka. from 35 euros to 180 euros per night.
  • Rukajärven Lomamajat, Rukajärventie 60, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-8681 170, [34]. Different sizes cottages and three Villas by the Lake Vuosseljärvi near Ruka. from 95 to 250 euros.

Contact

Tourist Information Ruka Phone +358-8-8600 250 E-mail info(at)ruka.fi

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