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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.