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Author`s name Dmitry Sudakov

Russia made huge mistake when it sold Alaska to USA for only 7.2 million dollars - Comments

It appears that the Russian government saw the selling of a huge territory of nearly 1.5 million square kilometers as some kind of a cakewalk. The government of Alexander II got rid of Alaska as if it had been a “non-core asset.” There was no way the deal could have had a considerable beneficial effect on Russia’s coffers

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