The Finnish Residence
13 March 2014
“This is worse than a crime, it is a mistake.” (Talleyrand)
During the night of the 12th and 13th of March 1940, Prime Minister Risto Ryti, under colossal pressure, signed in Moscow the Peace Treaty that ended the Winter War. The Finnish Army was still fighting and Vyborg had not been lost, but the army was bleeding and there were no reserves left.