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.

Folk costume of Tuuteri, based on a dress from 1880 in the Ingrian region of Karelia and part of former Finland, today belonging to Russia

FolkCostume: Rekko costumes of the Karelian Isthmus and Ingria. Maybe we need to come up with the official folk costume for Madison's Isthmus. Of course today, it would need to include down and a balaclava.

The composer Feodor Pratsu plays the jouhikko in Koirinoja, Karelia, 1916. Photo by A. O. Väisänen. The jouhikko is a traditional Finnish and Karelian music instrument,

The composer Feodor Pratsu plays the jouhikko in Koirinoja, Karelia, Photo by A. The jouhikko is a traditional Finnish and Karelian music instrument,

The land ceded to #Russia by #Finland at the end of the Winter War. (Shown in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.  As part of the Moscow Peace Treaty of 1940 Hanko was leased to the Soviet Union as a military base for a period of 30 years. During the Continuation War, in early December 1941, Soviet troops were forced to evacuate Hanko. The Soviet Union formally renounced the lease in the Paris peace…

Areas ceded by Finland to the Soviet Union after the Winter War in 1940 and the Continuation War in The Porkkala land lease was returned to Finland in Finland covered an area of approximately sq mi) before the handover

Nursing a child Käppäselkä Karelia November 1941 [2471x2481]

Nursing a child Käppäselkä Karelia November 1941


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