Finlandization

What is Finlandization?

Finlandization definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
the neutralization of a country in terms of its allegiance to the superpowers, in the way that the Soviet Union rendered Finland neutral and friendly without making it a satellite state or requiring that it adopt Communism.
such a neutral status pursued as a deliberate act of policy by a lesser power.

Origin of FinlandizationFirst recorded in 1965a??70; Finland + -ization

 

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