Urho Kekkonen: A President's View

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Urho Kekkonen: A President's View

By Urho Kekkonen
Heinemann, 1982
195 pp.
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The former President of Finland presents a common-sensical exposition on how to transform necessity into virtue. Finland's neutrality and her close relations with the U.S.S.R. are givens-and the acceptable price for a cherished freedom in some areas of domestic policy and in dealings with other countries, especially the Nordic neighbors. He bristles at the term "Finlandization" and is far from recommending the Finnish solution as a prescription for countries more fortunately located.

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