Soviet Far East

Soviet Far East:

see Russian Far EastRussian Far East,
formerly Soviet Far East,
federal district (1989 est. pop. 7,941,000), c.2,400,000 sq mi (6,216,000 sq km), encompassing the entire northeast coast of Asia and including the Sakha Republic, Maritime Territory (Primorsky Kray), Khabarovsk Territory,
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Under Stalin, the Koreans in the Soviet Far East were deported to Central Asia, while the Chinese were repatriated to China, in pan via Central Asia (155).
A visit to the Soviet Far East in 1993 provided a valuable perspective of Russia's 'vastness and diversity', and of life beyond the confines of Moscow.
An exchange of communications between General Valeri Kamensky, the commander of the Soviet Far East District Air Defense Forces, and his subordinate, General Anatoli Kornukov, commander of Sokol Air Base, revealed a difference of opinion about how much verification was required before destroying the aircraft.
Of course, a question arises from this: Why exactly did Koreans from China work in great numbers in the southern part of the Soviet Far East?
Uzbekistan has the largest ethnic Korean population in Central Asia, mostly descendants of Koreans who settled in the Soviet Far East but forced to move to Central Asia by Stalin after World War-II.
Without the reinforcements Stalin was able to bring from the Soviet far east, having become certain Japan would not invade, Hitler might well have captured Moscow in 1941.
The Korean populations in the Soviet Far East were one such group that came to Stalin's attention.
Stalinism on the Frontier of Empire: Women and State Formation in the Soviet Far East. By Elena Shulman (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
This is a history of the Birobidzhan State Yiddish Theater, the local theater of Birobidzhan, which was established in the mid-1930s in the Soviet Far East, near the border with China, as the center of a proposed Soviet Jewish homeland.
(22) Simultaneously, the first wave of four Soviet ships departed the United States for Vladivostok with emergency cargoes of fuel; (23) a second caravan of ships from the Soviet Far East merchant fleet left shortly thereafter.
Staros, still searching for glory, went to work at an institute in the Soviet Far East, and Berg somehow managed to hang on at Svetlana, a huge Soviet combine, from which he tirelessly pursued new projects.
This country is home to 200,000 ethnic Koreans deported to Uzbekistan from the Soviet Far East by Stalin in 1937.