Japan–Soviet Union relations
Relations between the Soviet Union and Japan between the Communist takeover in 1917 and the collapse of Communism in 1991 tended to be hostile. Japan had sent troops to counter the Bolshevik presence ...
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BBC Future - The pilot who stole a secret Soviet fighter jet
When pilot Viktor Belenko defected, he did so in a mysterious Soviet plane – the MiG-25. Stephen Dowling looks at its far-reaching impact.
Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War
The Allied intervention was a multi-national military expedition launched during the Russian Civil War in 1918. The initial goals were to help the Czechoslovak Legions, secure supplies of munitions an...
Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War - Wikipedia
Kuril Islands
The Kuril Islands or Kurile Islands (/ˈkʊərɪl/, /ˈkjʊərɪl/, or /kjʊˈriːl/; Russian: Кури́льские острова́, Kuril'skie ostrova; [kʊˈrʲilʲskʲɪjə ɐstrɐˈva]; Japanese: クリル列島 Kuriru rettō, (千島列島,&#...
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BBC Future - The pilot who stole a secret Soviet fighter jet
When pilot Viktor Belenko defected, he did so in a mysterious Soviet plane – the MiG-25. Stephen Dowling looks at its far-reaching impact.
Naotake Satō
Naotake Satō (佐藤 尚武, Satō Naotake, October 30, 1882 – December 18, 1971) was a Japanese diplomat and politician. He was born at Osaka. He graduated from the Tokyo Higher Commercial Schoo...
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HMS Delhi (D47)
HMS Delhi was a Danae class cruiser that served with the Royal Navy in the Baltic and in World War II. She was laid down in 1917 (launched in 1919) and scrapped in 1948 after war service in the Atlan...
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Vasily Chuikov
Vasily Ivanovich Chuikov (Russian: Васи́лий Ива́нович Чуйко́в; 12 February 1900 – 18 March 1982) was a Soviet lieutenant general in the Red Army during World War II, commander of the 62nd Army dur...
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Invasion of the Kuril Islands
The Invasion of the Kuril Islands, also called Kuril Islands Landing Operation (Курильская десантная операция in Russian) was the Soviet military operation aimed at capturing the Kuril Islands from th...
Invasion of the Kuril Islands - Wikipedia
Northeast Anti-Japanese United Army
The Northeast Anti-Japanese United Army (Chinese: 東北抗日聯軍 Korean: 동북항일연군/동북항일련군) was the main anti-Japanese guerrilla army in the northeast part (Manchuria) of China after the occupation of Manchuria ...
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Habomai Islands
The Habomai Islands (Russian: Хабомаи (Khabomai), Japanese: 歯舞群島 (Habomai guntō) or 歯舞諸島 (Habomai shotō )) are a group of islets in the southernmost Kuril Islands. They are currently under Russian adm...
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Sanzo Nosaka
Sanzo Nosaka (野坂 参三, Nosaka Sanzō, March 30, 1892 – November 14, 1993) was a founder of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) who worked for periods as a writer, editor, labor organizer, co...
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Daniel (Nushiro) of Japan
Metropolitan Daniel (Nushiro) of All Japan (主代郁夫, Ikuo Nushiro, born September 5, 1938) is a Japanese clergyman and monk of the Japanese Orthodox Church. He has been the primate of the Japanes...
Embassy of Japan in Moscow
The Embassy of Japan in Moscow is the chief diplomatic mission of Japan in the Russian Federation. It is located at 27 Grokholsky Lane (Russian: Грохольский переулок, 27) in the Krasnoselsky Distr...
Dunsterforce
Established in late 1917, Dunsterforce was an Allied military mission of under 1,000 Australian, New Zealand, British, and Canadian troops (drawn from the Mesopotamian and Western Fronts), accompanied...
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Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope
Admiral of the Fleet Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope KT, GCB, OM, DSO & Two Bars (7 January 1883 – 12 June 1963) was a British admiral of the Second Wo...
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Yakov Tikhai
Yakov Dmitriyevich Tikhai (Russian: Яков Дмитриевич Тихай pronounced tee-'high) was a Russian orthodox composer, liturgist and missionary.With Dmitri Lvovsky, he established a liturgical music sch...
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Evacuation of Manchukuo
The Evacuation of Manchukuo occurred during the Soviet Red Army's invasion of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo as part of the wider Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation of August 1945. The S...
Kuril Islands dispute
146°42′E / 44.100°N 146.700°E / 44.100; 146.700The Kuril Islands dispute (Russian: Спор о принадлежности Курильских островов), also known as the Northern Territories dispu...
Kuril Islands dispute - Wikipedia
Dersu Uzala (1975 film)
Dersu Uzala (Russian: Дерсу Узала, Japanese: デルス·ウザーラ; alternate U.S. title: Dersu Uzala: The Hunter) is a 1975 Soviet-Japanese co-production film directed by Akira Kurosawa, his first non-Ja...
Konstantin Yurenev
Konstantin Konstantinovich Yurenev (Russian: Константи́н Константи́нович Юре́нев), also known as Konstantin Konstantinovich Krotovsky (Russian: Константин Константинович Кротовский) (1888 R...