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Location
In the far east, Russia borders China (and formally Manchuria), Mongolia.

Wartime History
The Soviet Union was not officially at war with Japan until August 1945 when Russia attacked week before the first atomic bomb was dropped, occupying territory in the Kurile Islands and Manchuria before the war ended. Today, it still controls these territories.

    Kurlie (Kuril) Islands
  North of Japan, post war occupied by Russia
  Island with Japanese naval base in the Kurile Island chain
  Island south of Kamchatka
  Island south of Kamchatka
   
  eastern Maritime Province
    Zabaykalsky Krai
  City north of Mongolia and Manchuria
  City north of Mongolia and Manchuria
Dauriya (Tansbaikal)
  City north of Mongolia and Manchuria
    Kamchatka Krai
  Peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean
  City and wartime airfield
  Island group 109 miles east of the Kamchatka Peninsula
    Khabarovsk Krai
Khabarovsk
  City north of Mongolia and Manchuria

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Last Updated
January 8, 2014

 

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