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The Politics of the Winter War

Politics played a vital role in the course of the Winter War, from the beginning stages to its unsettled ending. Learn more about the political situation that started the Winter War and how it changed the courseof World War II.

  • Nazi Soviet Pact - The secret pact between Germany and the Soviet Union which laid the groundwork for the invasion of Finland.

  • 1940 Peace Treaty - The treaty that ended the conflict between Finalnd and Soviet Union and redefined the borders of the two nations.