FINLAND: Confidence in Helsinki

Finland's President Risto Ryti, opening the Parliament's 1943 session last week, clearly indicated that he no longer counts on Axis victory. All that he had left to count on was the hope that Britain and the U.S. would save Finland from the Russians.

Declared President Ryti: "Decisive battles . . . may already be in progress. . . . The World War seems to be reaching its climax and surprises are likely to occur. . . . Civilized nations cannot sink so deep that they will not acknowledge every people's legitimate right to...

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