Northern Eurasia 1925: Soviet-Japanese Peace Treaty
On January 20, 1925, the Japanese finally signed a Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union and agreed to withdraw from North Sakhalin in exchange for mining concessions. Over the next months, the Soviets would suppress the remaining resistance in Siberia. After claiming about 15 million lives, the Russian Civil War was effectively at an end.
1924 Yakut-Tungus revolt leads to creation of All-Tungus Congress of Okhotsk Coast▲
Yakut-Tungus revolt leads to creation of All-Tungus Congress of Okhotsk Coast
20 Aug 1924 Soviet arrival in Wrangel Island▲
Representatives of the Soviet Union aboard the Krasny Oktyabr landed in Wrangel Island, forcibly removing the American and 13 Inuit colonists (one of which had been born on the island). The settlers were taken to Vladivostok, from where they returned to Alaska via China and Japan. In 1926, the government of the Soviet Union reaffirmed the Tsarist claim to sovereignty over Wrangel Island.
27 Oct 1924 Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic▲
As part of the Soviet reorganization of former Russian Central Asia along ethnic lines, the Transcaspian Region and the Turkmen Oblast of the Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic are merged to form the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic.
27 Oct 1924 Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic▲
As part of the Soviet reorganization of former Russian Central Asia along ethnic lines, the Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, the Bukharan People’s Republic, and the Khorezm People’s Republic are abolished and portions of their territory merged to form the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.
20 Jan 1925 Soviet-Japanese Peace Treaty▲
Soviet-Japanese Peace Treaty