Why Sovietunion wanted to eliminate all finnish tribes in Russia 1920-1938 ?

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Why Sovietunion wanted to eliminate all finnish tribes in Russia 1920-1938 ?

Post by Topspeed » 30 Apr 2022 06:24

There orders are endless.

Here an order to eliminate all polish ethnic groups.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NKVD_Order_No._00485

Order to keep everything secret: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NKVD_Order_No._00447

https://timenote.info/en/events/NKVD-Order-No-00447


In 1934-38 roughly 3000 finnish originated people were eliminated in just Leningrad and tens of thousands sent to labor camps to die.

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Re: Why Sovietunion wanted to eliminate all finnish tribes in Russia 1920-1938 ?

Post by LAstry » 30 Apr 2022 20:50


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