Finland and Estonia, an interesting comparison

  • 2011-04-27
  • By Anna-Maria Galojan
“The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities”John Acton. A noted British historian.It is a truism of all modern societies that they are multi-ethnic, and that borders, for good or ill, have been drawn as they are by conquering powers, or are the result of sometimes irrational treaties that have been concluded between the winners, and not the losers.So there we have it; reality on the ground, unsettling and sometimes culturally perverse and, on occasions irreconcilable, like the genocide th...
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