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Silk Glove Hegemony: Finnish-Soviet Relations, 1944-1974

Silk Glove Hegemony: Finnish-Soviet Relations, 1944-1974

By John P. Vloyantes

Kent State University Press, 1975, 208 pp.

A perceptive study, based largely on material from the Finnish side, of the "soft sphere" policy, in which Soviet restraint has been matched by the requirement for the type of leadership in Finland provided by Paasikivi and Kekkonen.