Tag: Alaska

Passing of Europe-Centric World Challenges Russia More than Any Other Country, Shtepa Says

October 15, 2015

Staunton, October 12 – The creation by the United States of the Trans-Pacific Partnership signals both the continuing American role as the key pole in international affairs and the declining importance of Europe, developments that “paradoxically” have more serious consequences for Russia than any other country, Vadim Shtepa says. On the one hand, it highlights […]

Khrushchev Gave Away Not Only Crimea to Ukraine But Alaska to US as Well, Moscow Commentary Says

June 24, 2014

Staunton, June 23 – Today, the Russkiy Mir [Russian World] Google Group distributed to its list an article that among other things declares that the US owes its independence to Russian non-interference, its victory in the Civil War because of a Russian fleet visit, and its control of Alaska not because of a nineteenth century […]

Now Some Russians Want Moscow to Demand Northern California Back

March 26, 2014

Staunton, March 26 – The view of some Russians that Moscow should get Alaska back from the United States has attracted a certain amount of bemused attention both in the Russian Federation and abroad. But the idea has been around so long that most people do not pay it much attention. But it is indicative […]