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Documentary about The Winter War 1939 (Soviet Union vs Finland )

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A very well documented documentary about the Winter War fought back in 1939. About defensive war and great guerilla tactics to fight a more powerful army. The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–1940. It began with the Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 November 1939, and ended with the Moscow Peace Treaty on 13 March 1940. Watch it on YouTube


Helsinki - Tallinn tunnel could cost up to €13 billion

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I first heard of idea to build an undersea tunnel connecting Finish capital Helsinki with Estonian Tallinn, back in 2006. Soon it will be already 10 years, and I would probably have forget the idea of this project, but, today I red an article suggesting that estimate costs of such project could be EUR 13 billion, and it could be completed toward the end of 2030s. The submarine tunnel, connecting Tallinn with Finnish capital Helsinki, could cost 9-13 billion euros, according to a preliminary…


Estonia To Catch Up Income Level like in Scandinavia in next 9-14 years

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<p>Last year I red an excellent article pointing out that <a title="Estonia Income level" href="http://www.reinisfischer.com/estonia-catch-scandinavia-next-10-15-years…; target="_blank">income level in Estonia could reach level its in Scandinavia in next 10-15 years</a>. Although this article made me smile, I decided to compare - <strong>is it real for Estonia to reach level like that</strong>?&nbsp;</p><p>Since its almost a…


Comparing the Economy of Nordic Countries: 2012 GDP and Per Capita Results

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The Nordic region, consisting of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, is known for its high standard of living and robust economies. In 2012, these countries combined had a total GDP of 1.603 trillion USD, which is a significant number compared to other regions such as the Baltic states or the Caucasus. When looking at the GDP of each country, Sweden had the highest with 525.7 billion USD, followed by Norway with 499.7 billion USD, Denmark with 314.2 billion USD, Finland with 250…