Consequently, the Soviet Union on 14 December of the same year was eliminated from the League of Nations. Stalin’s plan was to occupy the whole of Finland in a month, but Finnish resistance lasted unusually long, until March 1940, when the peace treaty was signed in Moscow. Despite the defeat of Finland, the world was surprised by the military inability of the Soviet Army, which was given to be invincible. This encouraged Hitler to attack the Soviet Union earlier, this war saved the Soviet Union from total defeat in the 2nd World War.

In 1917 Finland declared independence, a war between the Finnish Red Guard and White Guard.

In 1918 the internal affairs stabilized the mainly agrarian economy grew relatively fast.

in 1947 peace settlement ended up ceding a large part of Karelia and some other areas to the Soviet Union However, Finland remained an independent democracy in North Europe.