Putin eyeing Finland!?

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    I figured this had to be satire, but too many places are saying the same.

    This article claims it is fearmongering by the States.

    My dad is first-gen Finn-American, his parents never bothered learning English. Hence my interest in if this story represents truth, or a plant.
     
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    Russia isn't going into Finland.
     
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    Yeah. Not happening.
     
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    True.

    Besides, they’re afraid of the Finns.
     
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    Anyone who knows history knows how hard the Finns fought the communists right before ww2.
     
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    Is there anything that would go beyond what someone thinks Russia is doing into what Russia is actually doing?
     
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    "(FINNBAY) – Tampere, 30 March 2014. Andrei Illiaronov’s (a former advisor to Putin) latest claim of “Putin wanting to regain Finland” during an interview with a Swedish newspaper is seen as a scaremongering tactic against Finland by political experts in Helsinki."
     
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    WOW! History repeats itself. Stalin invaded Finland at the end of WWII to root out the Nazis. I saw an interested account on the Military Channel last night
     
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    Good luck...the Fins kicked Russia's butt just like Canada kicked our butt a few times. :D
     
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    i don't see this happening

    understand the concern, but this is not the same as ukraine, not even close
     

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