PORKKALA-UDD is the name of our new book published in the Autumn of 2010.

The leasing of Porkkala to the Soviet Union from 1944 to 1956 had a powerful influence on common people's lives. Unique pictures. Five languages: Finnish, Swedish, English, Estonian, Russian. Authors: Lena Selén and Berndt Gottberg. Published by the Porkkala Parenthesis Association.

The picture shows Russian Marina Kalinina, born in Finland, (to the left), showing pictures from her time in Kirkkonummi to Iris Vuorinen.

The book is for sale at Akateeminen kirjakauppa in Helsinki and in several bookstores around Finland, also at Silver-Ring's bureau in S:t Petersburg. It is possible to order it from SE-Action, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Before, after and during the Parenthesis tells in three languages, Finnish, Swedish and English, about the lease period in Porkkala. Authors: Lena Selén and Berndt Gottberg.