Senator Alexei Pushkov was not surprised by reports of "plans" of the Soviet Union to give Finland Karelia.
Earlier, the former expert of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland Jukka Seppinen said that in the days of Mikhail Gorbachev's Moscow was allegedly ready to discuss the issue, but President Mauno Koivisto has not used this opportunity.
The Soviet Union did not conduct any negotiations on the transfer of Karelia in Finland, said "Newspaper.ru" Andrey Fyodorov, who served in the 1990-1991 Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs.
While Helsinki had for this area, "some interest," added the former diplomat. However, according to him, such issues were raised only in private conversation.