Deja-vu all over again in the Baltic

This is 1939 all over again. Putin turns his gaze northward just as Stalin did, and tries to intimidate the neutral countries of Finland and Sweden. The same sort of warning has been given to the Finns. Will it be only a matter of time before Russia uses its ‘defending St. Petersburg’ (aka Leningrad) excuse to make demands for territory and concessions from its neighbours to the northwest? Is military action far behind?

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-warns-sweden-it-will-face-military-action-if-it-joins-nato-10331397.html

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