Map of Karelia and page on it's history (which I haven't even really delved into myself)

Map of Karelia and page on it's history (which I haven't even really delved into myself)

Vyborg (Viipuri) Castle. This town was a Finnish town before being taken over by the Soviets during the Second World War.

Vyborg (Viipuri) Castle. This town was a Finnish town before being taken over by the Soviets during the Second World War.

CARELIA, CEDED PART OF CARELIA! (KARJALA) Once part of Finland, today belonging to Russia. My family roots.

CARELIA, CEDED PART OF CARELIA! (KARJALA) Once part of Finland, today belonging to Russia. My family roots.

Muinais-Karjalan puku

Muinais-Karjalan puku

Viipuri

Viipuri

Marsalkka Carl Gustav Mannerheim - Viipuri 1939

Marsalkka Carl Gustav Mannerheim - Viipuri 1939

Kuolemajärvi #Lutheran Church. Built in 1903, destroyed in 1939. Kuolemajärvi was ceded to #Russia at the end of #WWII

Kuolemajärvi #Lutheran Church. Built in 1903, destroyed in 1939. Kuolemajärvi was ceded to #Russia at the end of #WWII

The Terijoki Church, today on the Russian side after the war | Лютеранская церковь в Териоках / Terijoen kirkko

The Terijoki Church, today on the Russian side after the war | Лютеранская церковь в Териоках / Terijoen kirkko

Kivennapa Kirkonmäki

Kivennapa Kirkonmäki

Kuolemajärven kansallispuku. Kuolemajärvi's folk costume. Karelian. Finland.

Kuolemajärven kansallispuku. Kuolemajärvi's folk costume. Karelian. Finland.

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