Pages with category: Sakhalin
the Arctic 1870
Rupert's Land Act
The threat posed by the Alaska Purchase helped...
the Arctic 1875
Treaty of Saint Petersburg
While the Canadians were expanding westward...
Northern Eurasia 1905
Dissatisfaction with the Tsarist government...
Asia Pacific 1905
Japan swiftly overran Korea and southern...
Southern Asia 1905
Partition of Bengal
British India was dominated by Bengal, whose...
Asia Pacific 1907
Anglo-French Agreement on Siam
The Russo-Japanese War had threatened to...
Southern Asia 1907
While the British were in Tibet, their ally...
the Arctic 1909
Race to the North Pole
In 1909 American explorer Robert Peary claimed...
Asia Pacific 1920
Since 1917, Duan Qirui and his Anhui clique...
Northern Eurasia 1920
Battle of Warsaw
In the west, the Soviets had beaten back a...
the Arctic 1921
Wrangel Island Fiasco
While Soviet Russia faced off against the...
Northern Eurasia 1927
Rise of Stalin
Lenin had fallen seriously ill in 1922 and...
the Arctic 1945
End of World War II
Despite Germany’s surrender, Japan still...
Asia Pacific 1945
When Japan failed to respond to the bombing of...
Northern Eurasia 1945
Soviet Attack on Japan
Stalin had promised the Allies that he would...