Official statistics say that Russians and other ex-Soviets represent by far thebiggest minority in Finland. But these numbers are skewed in a way. Around24,000 of these people categorised as Russians in Finland are in fact Finns!
How can this be?
These Finns are Ingrian Finns, repatriated from Russia because of their Finnishbackground, but categorised as Russians, since no more accurate criteriaare available. How can this be? Read on to see if the stats lie or not.