Karafuto


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Karafuto

(ˌkɑːrɑːˈfuːtɔ)
n
(Placename) transliteration of the Japanese name for Sakhalin

Sa•kha•lin

(ˈsæk əˌlin, ˌsæk əˈlin)

n.
an island of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Okhotsk, N of Japan: formerly (1905–45) divided between the Soviet Union and Japan. 685,000; 29,100 sq. mi. (75,369 sq. km).
Japanese, Karafuto.
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What used to be a part of Russia, then Japan, was now called "Soviet," and the former Karafuto would again become southern Sakhalin.
While Ingram is promised that he can attend the surrender ceremony on board the USS Missouri (BB 63), DeWitt, in concert with the State Department, has an ulterior motive and sends Ingram to Karafuto (Sakhalin Island, according to Soviet maps) to defuse a Soviet attack on Hokkaido, the northernmost home island of Japan.
Of all the boundaries the northern frontier, which included Hokkaido, the Kuril Islands and Karafuto (Sakhalin), was the most important, having been a source of anxiety since Russian exploration and expansion began in 1712.
Stalin's Red Army nonetheless invaded the Chishima Islands, and has occupied them, Southern Karafuto (or Southern Sakhalin), and the islands of Etorofu, Kunashiri, Shikotan, and Habomai - which had never been part of the Russian Empire or the Soviet Union at any point in history - ever since.
Joseph Stalin's Red Army nonetheless invaded the Chishima Islands, and has occupied them, Southern Karafuto (or Southern Sakhalin), and the islands of Etorofu, Kunashiri, Shikotan, and Habomai -- which had never been part of the Russian empire or the Soviet Union at any point in history -- ever since.
In an editorial for the Toyo Keizai Shimpo (Eastern Economic Journal) in 1921, Ishibashi, then a journalist, called on the government to abandon its colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula, Taiwan and Karafuto (now Russia's Sakhalin) as a policy to be presented to a disarmament conference in Washington in the fall of that year.
14, 1936, in Karafuto, Japan, to Rishichi and Ichi Sumiyoshi Suzuki.
A Japanese civic group on Thursday erected on Russia's Sakhalin Island a monument to two Ainu members of a Japanese South Pole expedition early this century who hailed from the island and 20 Karafuto sled dogs that perished in the journey.
For instance, the Treaty of the Exchange of Karafuto and Chishima in 1875, concluded between Russia and Japan, prompted the two states to settle the national affiliations of the native people in those regions (Egawa et al.
While the northern section remained Russian, the Japanese colony of Karafuto was established on the southern part of the island.
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