Where did Russia come from?
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-did-russia-come-from-alex-gendler Russia is the biggest country in the world, spanning one-eighth of the earth’s landmass. But where did it all begin...
What the Ancients Knew - Japan
Japan an island group roughly 120 million people strong, is one of the largest economic powers in the world today. In the eyes of history, Japan's economic s...
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Ancient Legendary Origins of the Samurai
Hiroshi Ōshima, the former Japanese Ambassador to Germany, believed that the noble castes in Japan, the Daimyo and the Samurai, were descended from gods of celestial origin, which was similar to the N...
The ancient Jomon of Japan: History and Pictures
The Jomon culture, which encompasses a great expanse of time, constitutes Japan's Neolithic period. Its name is derived from the "cord markings" that characterize the ceramics made during this time. T...
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Battlefields and bunkers: Exploring Okinawa's World War II history
With the exception of the march across the Philippine island of Luzon, the battle of Okinawa was the only major American land campaign in the Pacific during World War II. Launched on Easter Sunday, Ap...
History of Japan
Japan of Edo period(Bakumatsu). After this age, Meiji Restoration occur in japan. It is expressed by movie The Last Samurai.
History of Russia
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History of Japan
The history of Japan includes the history of the islands of Japan and the Japanese people, spanning the ancient history of the region to the modern history of Japan as a nation state. Following the la...
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History of Korea
The Lower Paleolithic era in the Korean Peninsula began roughly half a million years ago. The earliest known Korean pottery dates to around 8000 BC, and the Neolithic period began after 6000 BC, foll...
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Great Northern Expedition
The Great Northern Expedition (Russian: Великая Северная экспедиция) or Second Kamchatka expedition (Russian: Вторая Камчатская экспедиция) was one of the largest organised exploration enterpr...
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History of Manchuria
Manchuria is a region in East Asia. It has a Buddhism civilization from China of the Jin dynasty. Depending on the definition of its extent, Manchuria can either refer to a region falling entirely wit...
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History of Russia
The history of Russia begins with that of the Eastern Slavs and the Finno-Ugric peoples. The state of Garðaríki ("the realm of towns"), which was centered in Novgorod and included the entire areas in...
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History of Siberia
The early history of Siberia is greatly influenced by the sophisticated nomadic civilizations of the Scythians (Pazyryk) on the west of the Ural Mountains and Xiongnu (Noin-Ula) on the east of the Ura...
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History of the Russian Far East
The Russian Far East (Russian: Дальний Восток России, Dal’niy Vostok Rossii; [ˈdalʲnʲɪj vɐˈstok rɐˈsʲiɪ]) is the Russian part of the Far East, i.e. the extreme east parts of Russia, between Lake ...
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Usan-guk
Usan-guk, or the State of Usan, occupied Ulleung-do and the adjacent islands during the Korean Three Kingdoms period. According to the Samguk Sagi, it was conquered by the Silla general Kim Isabu in ...
Treaty of Saint Petersburg (1875)
The Treaty of Saint Petersburg (樺太・千島交換条約, Karafuto-Chishima Kōkan Jōyaku) (Russian:Петербургский договор) was signed on 7 May 1875 between the Empire of Japan and Empire of Russia. Its terms ...
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Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (/ˈpuːtɪn/; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Пу́тин; [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ ˈputʲɪn], born 7 October 1952) has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. P...
Siberian Intervention
The Siberian Intervention (シベリア出兵, Shiberia Shuppei), or the Siberian Expedition, of 1918–1922 was the dispatch of troops of the Entente powers to the Russian Maritime Provinces as part of a l...
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Sino-Soviet border conflict
The Sino-Soviet border conflict (中苏边界冲突) was a seven-month undeclared military conflict between the Soviet Union and China at the height of the Sino-Soviet split in 1969. The most serious of these bor...
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Khariton Laptev
Khariton Prokofievich Laptev (Russian: Харитон Прокофьевич Лаптев) (1700–1763) was a Russian naval officer and Arctic explorer.Khariton Laptev was born in a gentry family in the village of Pokarev...
Moscow Kremlin
The Moscow Kremlin (Russian: Моско́вский Кремль, Moskovskiy Kreml; [mɐˈskofskʲɪj krʲɛmlʲ]), usually referred to as the Kremlin, is a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking...
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Russia Eastern Outskirts
Russia Eastern Outskirts (Russian: Российская Восточная Окраина) was a local government that existed in the eastern part of Russia during the Russian Civil War.In 1919 White forces in Western Sibe...
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Hokusai
Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北斎,  listen , October 31, 1760 (exact date questionable) – May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influ...
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Tamasay
A tamasay (or tamasai) is a bead necklace worn by Ainu women for special occasions.The necklace is called a shitoki if it has a medallion. They are made with large glass beads the Ainu obtained throu...
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Nivkh people
The Nivkh (also Nivkhs, Nivkhi, or Gilyak; ethnonym: Nivxi; language, нивхгу - Nivxgu) are an indigenous ethnic group inhabiting the northern half of Sakhalin Island and the region of the Amur River e...
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American Expeditionary Force Siberia
The American Expeditionary Force Siberia (AEF Siberia) was a United States Army force that was involved in the Russian Civil War in Vladivostok, Russian Empire, during the end of World War I after th...
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