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List of ice and snow sculpture events

Ice Festival, Ice and Snow Festival, or Snow and Ice Festival may refer to one of the following events. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Snowking Winter Festival World Ice Art Championships International Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival Michigan Technological Universitys Winter Carnival, Houghton, Michigan, United States Sapporo Snow Festival Saint Paul Winter Carnival, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Winter War

The Winter War was a war between the Soviet Union and Finland. It began with a Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 November 1939, three months after the outbreak of World War II, and ended three and a half months later with the Moscow Peace Treaty on 13 March 1940. The League of Nations deemed the attack illegal and expelled the Soviet Union from the organisation. The Soviets made several demands, including that Finland cede substantial border territories in exchange for land elsewhere, claiming security reasons - primarily the protection of Leningrad, 32 km 20 mi from the Finnish border. Whe ...