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deliberate effort to bleed and weaken the Soviet Union. Once the tide of battle
had turned and victory appeared inevitable, the conflicting interests of the Allies
came more sharply into focus. The initial clashes centred on the future of Poland.
The participating states recognized as inviolable the existing frontiers of all states
in Europe. The Soviet Union and its allies had to make substantial concessions in
the field of human rights, but the Helsinki Conference was hailed in Moscow ...
Finland's main security problems resulted from the threat from the Soviet Union.
An attempt to solve this by a defense alliance with Estonia, Latvia, and Poland in
1922 failed when the Eduskunta refused to ratify the agreement, and in 1932 a ...
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