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Soviet Union, Finland and the Cold War

Aappo KaМ€hoМ€nen

Soviet Union, Finland and the Cold War

the Finnish card in Soviet foreign policy, 1956-1959

by Aappo KaМ€hoМ€nen

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Published by Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold War.,
  • Finland -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Finland.

  • Edition Notes

    Diss. Helsinki ; Univ. 2006

    Other titlesFinnish card in Soviet foreign policy, 1956-1959
    StatementAappo Kähönen.
    SeriesBibliotheca Historica -- 103, Bibliotheca historica (Helsinki, Finland) -- 103.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDL1048.S65 K34 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16287321M
    ISBN 109517468245
    LC Control Number2006499067

    Get this from a library! Non-alignment and its origins in Cold War Europe: Yugoslavia, Finland and the Soviet challenge. [Rinna Kullaa] -- "After World War II, Europe stood divided between two clearly defined and competing ideologies and systems of government. Within this context of confrontation and mutual hostility between the United.   The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in – It began with the Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 November (three months after the outbreak of World War II), and ended with the Moscow Peace Treaty on 13 March

    SOVIET-FINNISH WAR. The Soviet-Finnish War of – , which lasted days and is commonly known as the "Winter War," had its origins in the Nazi-Soviet Pact of Aug The secret protocols of that non-aggression accord divided Eastern Europe into German and Soviet security zones. Finland, which had been part of the Russian Empire for more than a .   The short but brutal Winter War of till was fought between the Soviet Union and Finland. Thinking it would be a easy win, the Soviet forces would be very surprised by the Finnish resistance.

    The Soviet Union (Советский Союз, in Russian, also known in English as the USSR) was a country which existed in eastern Europe and northern Asia between and It shared borders with Poland, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), Finland, Turkey, Norway, Hungary, Romania, Iran, Mongolia, North Korea, Afghanistan and capital city was Moscow. For fifty years the Soviet Union stood in the eyes of the West as a terrifying enigma bent on imperial and ideological expansion. According to Washington, it was a threatening state that needed to be confronted and contained. From Berlin to Hanoi and Cairo to Havana, the United States and the Soviet Union clashed in an era known as the Cold War.


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They focused on the political influence of. The Soviet invasion of Finland remains one of the lesser known segments of World War II. This book, written by Finns, is a solid account, explaining the battles in detail. The Finns are a proud people, and the book is from the Finnish view so I would not call it % objective/5(23).

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