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30/11/1939 The Soviet Union invades Finland

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Soviet Story - Soviet Union attacks Finland

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Finnish Minister On The Russian Invasion (1939)

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Sympathy For Finland (1939)

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Finland Invaded

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The Winter War (1939-40)

Three months after the beginning of WWII, the Soviets invaded Finland, as they sought to claim parts of Finnish territory. The League of Nations called the attack illegal and as a result, the Soviet Union was expelled from the League later in December that year.