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...
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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.
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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Vladimir Kislitsin
Vladimir Alexandrovich Kislitsin (Russian: Влади́мир Алекса́ндрович Кисли́цын) (born January 9, 1883, Bila Tserkva — died May 18, 1944, Harbin) was an officer in the Imperial Russia...
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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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SS Czar
SS Czar, or Царь in Russian, was an ocean liner for the Russian American Line before World War I. The ship was later known as Estonia for the Baltic American Line, Pułaski for the Gdynia America Line ...
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Japanese Instrument of Surrender
The Japanese Instrument of Surrender was the written agreement that formalized the surrender of the Empire of Japan, marking the end of World War II. It was signed by representatives from the Empire o...
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Christian Rakovsky
Christian Rakovsky (August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1873 – September 11, 1941) was a Bulgarian socialist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and Soviet diplomat; he was also noted as a j...
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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
Smirnov (volcano)
Smirnov (Russian: Вулкан Смирнова) is a volcano located at the northwestern end of Kunashir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia. It comprises Smirnov and Rurui (Russian: Руруй; Japanese: ルルイ岳, R...
Viktor Belenko
Viktor Ivanovich Belenko (Виктор Иванович Беленко), born (1947-02-15) February 15, 1947 (age 68), is an American aerospace engineer and defector of Soviet origin.
Belenko was born in Nalchik...
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...
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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Potsdam Conference
The Potsdam Conference was held at Cecilienhof, the home of Crown Prince Wilhelm Hohenzollern, in Potsdam, occupied Germany, from 17 July to 2 August 1945. (In some older documents it is also referred...
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Anatoly Tikhai
Father Anatoly Tikhai was a Romanian hieromonk who came to Japan in the early 1870s to assist Fr. Nicholas in his missionary work in Japan. Initially, the future St. Nicholas of Japan assigned Fr. Ana...
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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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Hotsumi Ozaki
Hotsumi Ozaki (尾崎 秀実, Ozaki Hotsumi, April 29, 1901 – November 7, 1944) was an Imperial Japanese journalist working for the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, communist, Soviet intelligence agent,...
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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...
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