Aleksandrovsk


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, Rus. Zaporozhye, city (1989 pop. 884,000), capital of Zaporizhzhya region, in Ukraine, a port on the Dnieper River, opposite the island of Khortytsya.
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Aleksandrovsk

 

(until 1951 the settlement Aleksan-drovskii), a city in Perm’ Oblast, RSFSR. It is located on the Lytva River in the Kama basin, 23 km north of Kizel. It has the Kopi railroad station. Population in 1968, 18,800. Under Soviet power a major machine-building plant replaced the metallurgical works founded in 1802. There is also a wall material plant. A branch of the Sverdlovsk Machine-building Technicum is located in Aleksandrovsk.


Aleksandrovsk

 

a city in Voroshilovgrad (until 1971, Lugansk) Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, 3 km from the Melovaia railroad station on the Voroshilovgrad-Debal’tsevo line. Population in 1969, 10,900. There is coal mining in the area; there is an electrical-apparatus plant in town. Previously an urban-type settlement, Aleksandrovsk became a city in 1961.


Aleksandrovsk

 

until 1921 the name of the city of Zaporozh’e, the center of Zaporozh’e Oblast, Ukrainian SSR.

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(75) In November 1945, weeks after the war and months before the provincial capital was shifted from Aleksandrovsk to Toyohara, the new authorities wanted to introduce a Soviet cultural landscape to the former capital of Karafuto and therefore decided to open a Soviet museum.
Founded in northern Sakhalin in 1925, its office was relocated from Aleksandrovsk to luzhno-Sakhalinsk right after northern and southern Sakhalin were united administratively in January 1947- In June of that year, it had a circulation of 30,000 copies; by the end of the 1960s, it had reached 75,000.
It replaced a small regional museum in Aleksandrovsk as the center of historical research on Sakhalin.
(91) Here, too, we see a difference from previous historical narratives: even in the late 1930s, Soviet museum displays in Aleksandrovsk condemned Russian colonization experiments in Manchuria as imperialist.
The civil administration under Kriukov decided that "south Sakhalin and the Kuriles had been Russian lands from time immemorial" and were now "brought back to the Motherland." (99) To support this interpretation, the heroic story of Russian discovery and exploration became the cornerstone of Soviet insistence that "the entire island of Sakhalin belongs to our motherland by right of first discovery, first settlement, first exploration, and first unification." (100) In 1939, the Aleksandrovsk museum still mentioned Mamiya Rinzo, the Japanese who explored and mapped Sakhalin in the early 19th century, alongside the seafarers Jean-Francois de Galaup de La Perouse, Gennadii Ivanovich Nevel'skoi, and Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern; chronicles written after World War II ignored him.

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