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  Amur Cossacks Information
The Amur Cossack Host (Амурское казачье войско in Russian), a Cossack host created in the Amur region and Primorye in the 1850s on the basis of the Cossacks relocated from the Transbaikal region and freed miners of Nerchinsk region.
Then, the Amur Cossack army subordinated to the Governor-General of the Amur region and commander of the armies of the military district of the Amur region (the latter was also the ataman of the Amur and Ussuri Cossack Hosts).
The Amur Cossack Host patrolled the borders along the Amur River and Ussuri River (In 1889, a separate Ussuri Cossack Host was created for patrolling the Ussuri.) It also staffed the Amur-Ussuri flotilla, created in 1897.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Amur_Cossacks   (318 words)

  
 Leavenworth Papers No. 7 (August Storm: The Soviet 1945 Strategic Offensive in Manchuria)
East of the central valley are the Eastern Highlands, extending for 1,500 kilometers from the Liaotung Peninsula in the south to the junction of the Amur and Ussuri rivers.
In the west the deserts of Inner Mongolia extend from the Grand Khingan Mountains to the Outer Mongolian border, and the Barga Plateau stretches from the northern Grand Khingans to Mongolia and the Argun river border between Manchuria and Siberia.
One problem was that the military purges of the late 1930s deprived the Soviet Army of the leadership necessary to implement doctrine artfully and thus to stem the German tide.
www.cgsc.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/glantz3/glantz3.asp   (12260 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1849, Petropavlovsk-na-Kamchatke became the flotilla's principal base, which a year later would be transferred to Nikolayevsk-on-Amur and then to Vladivostok in 1871.
During the Russian Revolution of 1905, the sailors of the Pacific Fleet were actively engaged in the revolutionary movement, participating in armed revolts in Vladivostok in January 1906 and October 1907.
In 1926, these were disbanded: the Vladivostok unit was transferred to the command of the frontier troops in the Far East, and the Amur flotilla became a flotilla of its own.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Russian_Pacific_Fleet   (938 words)

  
 Soviet Pacific Fleet - Japan
In 1799, 3 frigates and 3 smaller ships were sent to Okhotsk under the command of Rear-Admiral I. Fomin to form a functioning military flotilla.
In 1849, Petropavlovsk-na-Kamchatke became the flotilla's principal base, which a year later would be transferred to Nikolayevsk-on-Amur and then to Vladivostok in 1871.
During the October Revolution of 1917, the; sailors of the Siberian and Amur military flotillas fought for the establishment of Soviet authority in the Far East and against the White Army and interventionists.
soviet-pacific-fleet.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/Soviet_Pacific_Fleet   (1489 words)

  
 Leavenworth Papers No. 7 (August Storm: The Soviet 1945 Strategic Offensive in Manchuria)
East of the central valley are the Eastern Highlands, extending for 1,500 kilometers from the Liaotung Peninsula in the south to the junction of the Amur and Ussuri rivers.
In the west the deserts of Inner Mongolia extend from the Grand Khingan Mountains to the Outer Mongolian border, and the Barga Plateau stretches from the northern Grand Khingans to Mongolia and the Argun river border between Manchuria and Siberia.
One problem was that the military purges of the late 1930s deprived the Soviet Army of the leadership necessary to implement doctrine artfully and thus to stem the German tide.
cgsc.leavenworth.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/glantz3/glantz3.asp   (12308 words)

  
 Lions and Tigers and Bears
The increased coastline south of the Amur River was no real advantage for the navy, since it provided access only to the East Sea, which was cut off from the Pacific by the Japanese Islands.
All maritime institutions, including the military governor's residence and all ships of the Siberian Flotilla and the Pacific squadron relocated to Vladivostok by February 25, 1871.
Politicians and military planners alike saw Vladivostok as the "only vulnerable point of the Russian Empire in the event of a war with Great Britain." Britain believed that threatening a blockade of Russian ports in East Asia would keep Russia from advancing south into Afghanistan.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C26/E2605.htm   (2638 words)

  
 www.rian.ru
The Russian Senate issued the decree establishing the Okhotsk military flotilla in St. Petersburg on May 21, 1731.
The Siberian military flotilla, based in Okhotsk, was set up for the protection of the Pacific coast and islands discovered by Russian travelers and seafarers.
In 1872 the base shifted to Vladivostok and the Pacific Fleet became the successor of the Siberian flotilla.
en.rian.ru /russia/20050521/40393203-print.html   (189 words)

  
 NWCR article, Spring 2004: Hauner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The crushing military defeat in the Far East, of which the word “Tsushima” was emblematic, remained deeply engraved on the hearts of Russian patriots.
Since the Amur is not deep enough, larger ships must be towed downstream after launching to be fitted out at coastal shipyards.
Furthermore, the initiative to build the big fleet could not have come from the military, for the Ministry of Defense was under the control of the army and traditionally viewing the navy as supporting the ground forces.
www.nwc.navy.mil /press/Review/2004/Spring/art4-sp04.htm   (14457 words)

  
 Russian Navy History Books OTH-129 The Ships and Boats of the USSR Navy, The Period of 1939 - 1945 on ...
The directory is completed on the base of the earlier closed information of the departmental data releases issued in the 1940-es including those data that was published by the independent historians in the 1990-es.
It contains the tactical and technical data and the historical ways of all combat ships and boats that were the part of the USSR Navy in 1939-1945 (with the excluded auxiliary marine vessels and the mobilized river floating facilities.
The directory is really interesting for those ones who are interested in the history of the World War II, the history of the Soviet Navy, the military ship building and are keen on the ships modelling, collects the photos of the military ships and boats.
www.aviapress.com /viewonekit.htm?OTH-129   (438 words)

  
 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
On the west and north, the territory borders on subjects of the Russian Federation, i.e., the Jewish Autonomous Region, Amur Region, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), and Magadan Region.
From then on, the governor-general, the commander and staff of the Priamurye military district, the immigration office, and other administrative offices were located in the city.
Thus, a number of munitions workshops were in operation at the beginning of the 20th century, the Arsenal munitions factory (now Daldizel) was set up in 1902, and the Amur Flotilla base was established in 1908.
www.kommersant.com /t-83/r_5/n_427/Khabarovsk_Territory   (1780 words)

  
 "THE LAST DAYS OF THE WAR"
Following him was a young woman in a military uniform, his daughter Sarah, who was accompanying her father on that historic trip.
Flotilla was ordered to remove the mines: the nazis had sought to mine the Volga fairways.
Besides, the fleet and the Northern Pacific Flotilla were to defend the entire sea coast and cut enemy communications.
admiral.centro.ru /lastdays.htm   (3906 words)

  
 The war in the Far East, 1904-1905,: a machine-readable transcription.
But the purely military interest of this war on its technical side, important as it is, is not the greatest and most absorbing of the questions that arise in connection with it.
The military attache's of Russia in Tokio proved hopelessly inferior to their task, and so blind were they to patent facts that General SakharofF, the Russian Minister of War, declared a month after the outbreak of hostilities that the entire Japanese army only numbered 156,000 men, and that the reserves were of little account.
The natural inference from such facts concerning the military position as are known is that Russia intends to stand on the defensive to the north-west of Korea, as elsewhere, so placing her troops that she may be able to resist an advance from Korea and oppose raiding parties at other points in strength.
memory.loc.gov /service/gc/mtfgc/0012/0012.sgm   (16395 words)

  
 Ivanov
At the evening of August, 8th when Molotov was speaking on radio about the declaration of a war to Japan our troops were standing in the banks of the Amur and Ussuri in commission and in that night we went ahead.
Boats of the Amur River Military Flotilla provided the crossing; border guards and seamen went together with us in the first wave.
Neither during the crossing nor during the landing in Tuntsian and Futsyn nor in the next morning we met serious resistance - it was clearly that the Japanese didn't wait us there in that time.
rkkaww2.armchairgeneral.com /battles/Japan45/memo/Ivanov.htm   (965 words)

  
 Chapter 6
Russia thus took possession of the island, and it was explored by a series of scientific expeditions in the course of 1860 to 1867.
The military stations were reinforced; some attempts were made to raise coal from the Jurassic coal-layers at Due, and in 1875 Japan, which continued to consider South Sakhalin as its own territory, abandoned it to Russia in exchange for the Kurilian islands.
If settlers are maintained there as they are in the lower Amur, they will remain a burden upon the State; the Government will be compelled, sooner or later, to permit most of them to emigrate elsewhere, or to provide them for years and years with food.
dwardmac.pitzer.edu /Anarchist_archives/kropotkin/prisons/chap6.html   (4049 words)

  
 The Ironclads
At the same time, in order to defend the Far East, the Siberian Flotilla and the Pacific squadron were formed.
By the late 1870's, the military power of the Russian fleet was ranked third in the world.
The abrogation, in 1863, of corporal punishment and the transition, in 1874, to compulsory seven-year military service for lower ranks also corresponded to this era of reforms.
www.neva.ru /EXPO96/book/chap9-1.html   (856 words)

  
 The Soviet Military Awards Page. Medals, History and Russia!
Awarded to military personnel of the Soviet Army and Navy who display exceptional courage, self-denial, and valor during combat.
After the formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in 1922, the country's all-union military decoration became the Order of the Red Banner.
The Baltic Fleet was cited for its role in the Revolution of 1917, and all four fleets (Northern, Baltic, Black Sea and Pacific) and the Caspian Naval Flotilla were cited for their service in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945).
www.soviet-awards.com /orders3.htm   (424 words)

  
 Asia Times Online - News from greater China; Hong Kong and Taiwan
According the US Army Center of Military History, during the extraordinary conferences at Blair House after the outbreak of the Korean conflict, General Bradley had read to the assembled high officials a memorandum General Douglas MacArthur had given secretary of defense Johnson during the latter's Tokyo visit.
Manchuria was the breadbasket and military warehouse for the Japanese armed forces.
To absolve soldiers of the traditional stigma of surrender and to remove legal liabilities, Japan's military headquarters published an order that stated the nation and government would not regard servicemen "delivered" to the enemy as a result of the ceasefire order as having surrendered under the old regulations.
www.atimes.com /atimes/China/FA08Ad02.html   (5937 words)

  
 Red Star Rogue, Part I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Having been exposed to such a measure of excellence early in my life, I was hooked on that bubblehead segment of the genre of military writing.
Although the Tet Offensive was a military disaster for the North Vietnamese and their Viet Cong comrades, U.S. and Vietnamese casualties numbered in the many thousands.
Despite these states of affairs with the North Vietnamese and North Koreans, there was no reason, at least based on military deployments and overall correlation of forces, to suspect the imminent outbreak of hostilities with the Soviets.
www.whiskeyandgunpowder.com /Archives/2006/20060119.html   (3494 words)

  
 Guards cap tallies navy USSR ribbons Stepanov
On 26 December 1887 an analogous distinction in memory of the defense of Sevastopol in 1854-55 was granted to all équipages of the Black-Sea Fleet and Caspian Flotilla.
On 27 June 1947, by VMS Commander-in-Chief’s Order No. 124 all formations, units, and ships (except those displacing 500 tons or more, which kept their named inscriptions) that were part of a fleet or flotilla were to have tallies with the name of the fleet (flotilla).
All ships, formations, and units that were part of flotillas, except the White-Sea Flotilla and flotillas that were part of fleets, were to have the flotilla name:
home.comcast.net /~markconrad/Ribbons.htm   (3576 words)

  
 Russia
The entrance regulations drafted by city authorities and approved by military commanders and the local FSB and Interior Ministry offices, simplify entry for certain government representatives.
Checkpoints are now equipped with lists of 24 government bodies, the employees of which can pass through checkpoints with a certificate and an order issued by the commander.
Military officials promised the delivery of overdue wages to shipyard workers.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/naval/nucflt/norflt/polyarny.htm   (1907 words)

  
 World-News
Martial law is to be enforced by the police and its paramilitary version, the People's Armed Police, but the military may be called in if needed, according to a version of the law carried by Xinhua.
Police or military units enforcing martial law have the right to suspend China's normally restrictive civil liberties.
Valery Sochnev was driving the tank during a military demonstration in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the Far East.
www.christusrex.org /www2/news-old/3-96/ew3-3-96.html   (3110 words)

  
 Buildup In Siberia -- Monday, Nov. 19, 1951 -- Page 2 -- TIME
Partly completed: a northern trunk of the Trans-Siberian railway, from Lake Baikal eastward to the lower Amur River region.
Under construction: a highway from the mid-Siberian maneuvering and training center of Yakutsk eastward toward Anadyr, near the tip of Siberia, facing Alaska; a railroad from Nikolaevsk to Kamchatka, circling the Sea of Okhotsk and making Japan's northern water flank in effect a Russian lake.
Neither U.S. military authorities nor the Japanese Foreign Office are ready to predict one.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,857027-2,00.html   (599 words)

  
 DAN STEIN // STEIN REPORT 2006® : Illegal Aliens Arrested At Ultra-Secret Army Range
The Military Council of the Russian Border Guard troops is responsible for measures for strengthening of the Russian state border, including relations with other CIS members to enhance the protection of the Southern borders of the Commonwealth.
The FPS is organized into six border districts, three groups of border troops within the territory of Russia, the groups of RF border troops in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzia, Georgia, Armenia, and the independent operational group of Russian border troops in Turkmenia.
It's beyond time to put the military on our borders, and its beyond time to remove all illegals from this country irregardless of how long they have been here.
www.steinreport.com /archives/008927.html   (1870 words)

  
 TASK FORCE RUSSIA -- 7TH PLENARY SESSION MINUTES 6-8 DECEMBER 1993
The military archives are trying to put together a list of all those involved, from radar operator to pilot.
He explained some of the reluctance on the part of the intelligence, military, and scientific communities to be releasing documents to the US on a regular basis, because the US would publish unevaluated forms of the documents.
He noted that since Soviet military advisors were in Vietnam, by logic the reports should exist and should be in the Air Defense (PVO) archives.
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