Blog Posts - Kurile

Russian Far East: Cold War Kurils

        In my previous blog post, I discussed the wilderness and wildlife of the remote Kuril Islands, but alluded, to in that previous post, the Cold War history, and to a lesser extent these days, World War II History. The aba...
by Ramblings of a Global Citizen on Jul 28, 2011

Russian Far East: Kuril Island Wilderness

The Kuril island’s stretch between Hokkaido in Japan’s north, up to the Kamchatka Peninsula that stretches off the Siberian mainland in the Sea of Okhotsk. All of the Kuril Island’s are currently part of Russia and have controversially been tha...
by Ramblings of a Global Citizen on Jul 17, 2011

Yeltsin: Selling out Russia

Now it is official what everyone in the business has known for the last 15 years. Back in 1991, Boris Yeltsin offered Finland to buy back Karelia - lost to the Soviet Union in WW II. This public secret has now been "revealed" by Finnish paper Ka
by Vilhelm Konnander's weblog on Aug 16, 2007

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