Kekkonen


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Kekkonen

Urho . (1900--86), Finnish statesman; president (1956--81)
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Room 1 rightly earns its name as the Presidential Suite (this is where Kekkonen slept), and a grand piano in the warm, convivial lounge invites more than just a few Finnish G&Ts from the honesty bar.
Last time that churches around the country joined to ring bells was at the funeral of Finland's former president Urho Kaleva Kekkonen in 1986.
Brezhnev had a chummy relationship with Finnish President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen, who backed a policy of extensive trade with both NATO and Warsaw Pact countries.
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The wilderness Urho Kekkonen National Park, a 90- minute flight from Helsinki, is a winter wonderland where you can traverse the frosty landscape on a reindeer- pulled sled, or go cross- country skiing on the SaariselkEn trails.
But, with the Ryans staying consistent, it was left up to Raila Kekkonen and Veiko Karhu of Finnair to challenge the leaders.
The treaty laid the basis for the "Paasikivi-Kekkonen line," named after Finnish Presidents Juho Paasikivi and his successor, Urho Kekkonen, which sought above all to keep Finland neutral in international affairs.
Erst mit dem uberraschenden Besuch des finnischen Prasidenten Urho Kekkonen in Sowjet-Estland im Fruhjahr 1964 kam etwas Licht durch diesen schwarzen Vorhang, was in der Aufnahme eines regelmassigen Fahrverkehrs zwischen Helsinki und Tallinn gipfelte.
Whichever the case, construction of the Soviet image in the Finnish press has been connected to official foreign policy and especially to President Urho Kekkonen during his long term in office (1956-1981).
However the efficacy of supplemental probiotics to prevent G.I disturbance or respiratory tract infections after prolonged exercise has been questioned (Kekkonen et al., 2007).
On the fourth day, I finally found the right light for this photo.' Part of Urho Kekkonen National Park in the north of Finland.
Finnish President Urho Kekkonen, who died in 1986, called sauna "the great leveler." He often talked with other leaders and diplomats in the sauna, subscribing to the theory that "it's pretty hard to be dishonest when you're totally naked.