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The transformation of Finland

The transformation of Finland

sielulintu or soul bird - Finnish mythology

sielulintu or soul bird - Finnish mythology

Häiden vietto Karjalan runomailla [aka Wedding in Poetic Karjala] (1921) - YouTube

Häiden vietto Karjalan runomailla [aka Wedding in Poetic Karjala] (1921) - YouTube

Karelian Raanu pattern, Finnish

Karelian Raanu pattern, Finnish

Finland: Karelian Cross.

Finland: Karelian Cross.

This is fantastic...especially the men busting a move for the women. // Karelian Wedding (1921) 1/3 The Proposal - YouTube

This is fantastic...especially the men busting a move for the women. // Karelian Wedding (1921) 1/3 The Proposal - YouTube

Abandoned in Kizhi, Republic of Karelia, Russia.

Abandoned in Kizhi, Republic of Karelia, Russia.

Anthropologie Karelia Coat - Karelia, the land of the Karelian peoples, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden. It is currently divided between the Russian Republic of Karelia, the Russian Leningrad Oblast, and Finland. Wikipedia

Anthropologie Karelia Coat - Karelia, the land of the Karelian peoples, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden. It is currently divided between the Russian Republic of Karelia, the Russian Leningrad Oblast, and Finland. Wikipedia

1944 - Evacuation again, ahead of the Russian offensive

1944 - Evacuation again, ahead of the Russian offensive

Hunters with prized Karelian bear dogI K. Inha Tolvajärvi, 1894. photo credit:National Board of Antiquities

Hunters with prized Karelian bear dogI K. Inha Tolvajärvi, 1894. photo credit:National Board of Antiquities

A family escaping -  The Winter War is known particularly difficult winter conditions (winter 1939-1940 was the coldest of the century).Following the war, Finland lost 11 percent of their land to the Soviet Union, and Finland's second largest city of Vyborg. - Sota on tunnettu erityisen vaikeista talviolosuhteista (talvi 1939-1940 oli vuosisadan kylmimpiä).Sodan seurauksena Suomi menetti Neuvostoliitolle 11 prosenttia maa-alueistaan ja toiseksi suurimman kaupunkinsa Viipurin.

A family escaping - The Winter War is known particularly difficult winter conditions (winter 1939-1940 was the coldest of the century).Following the war, Finland lost 11 percent of their land to the Soviet Union, and Finland's second largest city of Vyborg. - Sota on tunnettu erityisen vaikeista talviolosuhteista (talvi 1939-1940 oli vuosisadan kylmimpiä).Sodan seurauksena Suomi menetti Neuvostoliitolle 11 prosenttia maa-alueistaan ja toiseksi suurimman kaupunkinsa Viipurin.

Evacuees from Karelia loaded on railway wagons

Evacuees from Karelia loaded on railway wagons

Karelian evacuees from East-Finland 1939 - Siirtoväki – Wikipedia

Karelian evacuees from East-Finland 1939 - Siirtoväki – Wikipedia

1910 Finland -Talollinen

1910 Finland -Talollinen

A Finnsih family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar

A Finnsih family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar