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

Vyborg, Russia. When this picture was taken, Vyborg was still part of Finland and was called Viipuri.

When this picture was taken, it was still part of Finland and was called Viipuri.

Vyborg (Viipuri)

Vyborg (Viipuri) - in the time it belonged to Finland

Viborg - Viipuri, Alexander Federley (1864-1932)

Viborg - Viipuri, Alexander Federley (1864-1932)

Vyborg - Historical city of Russia

Vyborg - Historical city of Russia

File:Viipuri vaakuna.gif. Viipuri Coat of Arms

Viipuri vaakuna Viipuri Coat of Arms

File:Vyborg rathaus.jpg. Viipuri Town Hall c1500

File:Vyborg rathaus.jpg. Viipuri Town Hall c1500

File:Vyborg kruglaya.jpg Round Tower, Viipuri (now Vyborg)

jpg Round Tower, Viipuri (now Vyborg)

Virtual #Viipuri website

Virtual #Viipuri website

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