Finland’s Position Is One of the Big Surprises of the Ukraine Invasion

Presidential candidate Kekkonen speaking in Kuusamo in 1955. Unknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

For decades, my country has had to walk a fine, fine line between USSR/Russia and Europe. How do we become a developed country and a part of Europe, without angering these guys on the eastern border that could just come back and invade us at any moment?

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Taru Anniina Liikanen

Taru Anniina Liikanen

Finnish by birth, porteña at heart. Recovering political ghostwriter. Bad jokes my own.