Sweden has a different story: 200 years of Phone Number List some kind of neutrality, no wars. So they have more historical grounds to think that it is better to be left out, while Finland has had many more wars and conflicts with the “big ”. There is a saying that Sweden will fight Russia to the last Finn. Finland is a sort of buffer zone against Russia. Until recently, it was thought Phone Number List that an alternative to NATO could be an explicit military alliance between Sweden and Finland, but with the invasion of Ukraine the train for this option has already passed, Sweden's military weight Phone Number List is not so great while NATO offers a nuclear umbrella.
You once mentioned that the Finnish right, within the Phone Number List framework of the agreement with Moscow, always tried not to irritate Russia and that during the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia there was a paradox that only the Finnish Communist Party issued a condemnation. When was that status quo broken ? Some would say Phone Number List until August 8, 2008, when Russia invaded Georgia. Former Finnish Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Alexander Phone Number List spoke of the "080808 moment." And In 2018, he wrote: «Ten years since the war in Georgia. 080808 was a turning point in world politics. Russia violated the territorial integrity of Georgia Then Phone Number List another moment was the invasion of Crimea in 2014.
And finally, on February 24 of this year. For many, with the Phone Number List invasion of Ukraine "the masks fell", it can no longer be claimed that with the government of [Vladimir] Putin we are going to seek a policy of understanding and friendship on rational Phone Number List grounds. Public opinion has mostly become very anti-Russian. told the Spanish newspaper El País : “I have always said Phone Number List that NATO membership is a thermometer of Finland's vision of Russia. Well, right now.