AN UNDERGROUND city is being prepared for habitation in case Russia invades Europe during a military exercise
Nine million cubic metres of passageways will fit all 600,000 residents of the capital should there be an invasion.
Russia is currently preparing to conduct its Zapad 2017 military exercise, the largest since the end of the cold war.
Russian troops, directed by Moscow, will carry out drills close to the Finnish borders and unease is spreading.
In Europe, Nato allies fear President Vladimir Putin’s true intentions leading to ”serious doubts Moscow is revealing the true extent of its military exercises”.
It has now been revealed Finnish soldiers are carrying out training to deal with a mass evacuation.
The City Planning Department has said parts of the network are highly classified, while other areas are for the people.
In March, soldiers carried out an exercise which was designed to prepare for a siege on the city.
Neighbouring Estonia has already voiced major concerns over Putin’s practice close to their country.
Finnish authorities have built tunnels under the capital city over Russia invasion fears