List of wars involving Finland
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|Name||Victorious civil war belligerents||Defeated civil war belligerents||Years||Outcome|
|Civil War|| White Guard
| Red Guard
|Name||Finland and its allies||Finland's opponent||Years||Outcome|
|Kinship Wars|| Finnish volunteers
|Soviet-Russia||1918–1920 and 1921–1922||Indecisive|
|Estonian War of Independence
(Part of Kinship Wars)
|Mäntsälä rebellion||Finnish Government||Lapua movement||1932||Government victory|
|Winter War||Finland||Soviet Union||1939-1940||Moscow Peace Treaty, Finland cedes territory but retains independence.|
|Continuation War|| Finland
|Soviet Union||1941-1944||Moscow Armistice, Finland cedes territory but retains independence.|
|Lapland War||Finland||Germany||1944-1945||Victory. German forces ejected from Finnish territory.|
|War in Afghanistan||ISAF||Taliban||2003-||Ongoing|
For the wars during the Russian rule (1809–1917), see French invasion of Russia (1812), November Uprising (war in Poland in 1830), Russo-Turkish War (several), Russo-Japanese War (1904–05) and World War I (1914–17). For the list of wars during the Swedish rule (1249–1809), see List of Swedish wars.
For information on conflicts related to Finland prior to Swedish rule, see Early Finnish wars.
- Nigel Stephenson (November 26, 1989). "Eastern Bloc Unrest Casts Different Light on Finland's '39 Winter War With Russia". Los Angeles Times.