“They got letters,” says Simo Muir, adjunct professor of Jewish Studies at Helsinki University.
Go: Lahti sits on Lake Vesijärvi, just an hour north of Helsinki.
He was on the advisory committee of Helsinki Watch, which joined several other organizations to become Human Rights Watch in 1989.
Stay: Set up base in Helsinki, but spend the weekend couch surfing with locals in Lahti.
But it was the Helsinki Birth Cohort of 1934-1944 that allowed more than 6,000 Finnish women to be studied.
As most travelers, most tourist travelers come into the Soviet Union on a prearranged tour—many do come from Helsinki.
In this he states that he applied for a Soviet tourist visa in Helsinki on October 14.
And it may be that the Soviet Embassy in Helsinki is accustomed to processing unusual cases or something.
Is there any other port of entry into the Soviet Union that is comparable to Helsinki in the context you are using it here?
What is so unusual and relatively uncomplicated about Helsinki as a point of entry?
Capital of Finland and largest city in the country; located in southern Finland on the Gulf of Finland; one of the nation's chief ports, as well as its commercial and cultural center.
Note: Helsinki is the site of many international conferences.
Note: The Helsinki Accords were signed in 1975; their goal was to increase cooperation between eastern and western Europe in hopes of reducing tensions resulting from World War II and the cold war.
Republic in northern Europe, bordered by the Gulf of Bothnia (an arm of the Baltic Sea) and Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, Russia to the east, and the Gulf of Finland (another arm of the Baltic) and the Baltic Sea to the south. Its capital and largest city is Helsinki.
Note: Despite centuries of cultural, political, and economic domination by the Russian empire and the former Soviet Union, Finland has managed to maintain an independent identity.