Foreign News: Arise, Finland!

The Finns were first conquered by the Swedes in 1157. Peter the Great and Charles XII partitioned Finland and in 1809 Russia seized the entire country, which then became a grand duchy with a Parliament of its own and wide autonomous rights. In 1905 the Finns went on a national strike against the Tsar's usurpation of their rights, and unprecedentedly won. The Red Terror that came with the 1917 Russian Bolshevik revolution was bad enough: the White Guard Terror which followed was even worse. The Finns are therefore used to trouble.

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