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The shocking history of the island Russian

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On these days, on the Russky Island, in Primorsky Krai, an APEC summit is taking place, to which everyone’s attention is riveted. Comfortable hotels, various facilities, including entertainment, were built on the island, but it was somehow forgotten that Russky Island has an ominous history, which was a horror during the American intervention in the Far East.

When the Civil War broke out in Russia, the firewood in which, from the very beginning, were thrown up by Western political schemers, England, France, the USA and Japan wanted to profit at the expense of Russia, dismember its territory and eliminate the Russian factor in general, creating several weakened puppet regimes on the site of the former Russian state. Even without waiting for the end of the war, they already sat down to divide the “skin of a dead bear”, and on December 3, a special conference with the participation of the United States, Britain, France and allied countries was held on December 1917, where it was decided to delimit zones of interests Russian Empire. The zone of influence of England was assigned to the Caucasus and South Russian regions, France - Ukraine and the Crimea. The Americans dug in on Siberia, the Japanese wanted to get a part of the Far East.
1 August 1918, British troops landed in Vladivostok. In August, the Americans landed there. In August, the Americans, the British and the French occupied Arkhangelsk. The interventionists declared martial law, introduced martial law courts, during the occupation they exported 2686 thousands of poods of various cargoes totaling over 950 million rubles in gold. The entire military, commercial and fishing fleet of the North became the prey of invaders. American troops served as punitive. Over 50 thousands of Soviet citizens (more than 10% of the total controlled population) were thrown into prisons in Arkhangelsk, Murmansk, Pechenga, Yokangi. Only in the Arkhangelsk provincial prison were 8 shot thousands of people, 1020 died of starvation, cold and epidemics

In Primorye, the Americans worked amazing, in their inhumanity, deeds, and Russky Island became a concentration camp, where they took prisoners. There were other death camps where the Americans destroyed the local population, but the camp created on Russky Island existed the longest - until October 1922 dwelt in the camp they drowned near the island, separately and whole barges, tying hands with barbed wire.

There is evidence that after the end of the intervention, one of the divers, working on the flooded objects on the Russian island, came across one of these barges, inside of which "stood like living, connected people." Shocked by what he saw, the diver went crazy.

Information about the presence of the American military in the Far East can be found in the book “Foreign Interventionists in Soviet Russia”, released in 1935, it tells about the methods used by the Americans - cut families, pregnant women who cut off their breasts, took out from babies' stomachs, five-year-old hung children.

Here are some excerpts:

“In the archives and newspaper publications of that time, and still stored evidence, as the Yankees, arriving far away, they ruled our land, leaving a bloody trace in the fate of the Russian people and in the history of Primorye. So, for example, having captured the peasants I.Gonevchuk, S.Gorshkov, P. Oparin and Z. Murashko, the Americans alive buried them for their relationship with the local partisans. And with the wife of partisan E.Boychuk, they finished off as follows: they pierced the body with bayonets and drowned them in a cesspool. The peasant Bochkarev disfigured unrecognizably with bayonets and knives: "the nose, lips, ears were cut off, the jaw was broken, the face and eyes were pierced with bayonets, the whole body was cut up." At Art. Sviyagino, in the same brutal way, was tortured by partisans N. Myasnikov, who, according to eyewitness testimony, “first cut off his ears, then his nose, arms, legs, chopped him alive”.

“In the spring of 1919, a punitive expedition of the invaders appeared in the village, killing people who were suspected of sympathizing with the partisans,” said Khortov, a resident of the village of Kharitonovka, Shkotovsky district. - Punishers arrested many peasants as hostages and demanded to extradite the partisans, threatening to execute them (...) The interventionist executioners also savagely massacred innocent peasant hostages. Among them was my old father, Philip Hortov. He was brought home in a bloody way. He was still alive for several days, repeating all the time: “Why did they torture me, damned beasts ?!”. Father died, leaving five orphans.

Several times American soldiers appeared in our village and each time made arrests of residents, robberies, murders. In the summer of 1919, the American punishers staged a public flogging with ramrods and whips of the peasant Pavel Kuzikov. The American non-commissioned officer stood nearby and, smiling, clicked the camera. Ivan Kravchuk and three more guys from Vladivostok were suspected in connection with the partisans, they were tormented for several days. They kicked their teeth out, cut off their tongues. ”

And here is another testimony: “The interventionists surrounded Little Cape and opened hurricane fire on the village. Upon learning that the partisans were not there, the Americans grew bolder, broke into it, and burned down the school. Smash the brutally everyone who came across their arm. The peasant Cherevatov, like many others, had to be carried home bloodied, unconscious. Violent harassment perpetrated the American infantry in the villages of Knevichi, Krolevetsi and in other localities. In the eyes of all the American officer several bullets fired into the head of the wounded boy Vasily Shemyakin. ”

Yes, General Graves himself, commander of the American expeditionary corps, later admitted: “from those areas where American troops were stationed, we received reports of murders and tortures of men, women, children ...”

No less frank in his memoirs and Colonel US Army Morrow, complaining that his poor soldiers ... "could not sleep without killing someone that day (...) When our soldiers took the Russian prisoner, they drove them to Andrianovka station where the cars were unloaded, the prisoners were led to huge holes, in which they were shot with machine guns. ” “The most memorable” for Colonel Morrow was the day “when 1600 people were taken to the 53 carriages”.

Of course, the Americans were not alone in these atrocities. The Japanese invaders were in no way inferior to them. So, for example, in January 1919, the soldiers of the Land of the Rising Sun completely burned down the village of Sohatino, and in February - the village of Ivanovka. This is how a reporter Yamauchi from the Japanese newspaper Uradzio Nippo testified about this: “The village of Ivanovka was surrounded. 60-70 yards, of which it was composed, were completely burned, and its inhabitants, including women and children (total 300 people) - were captured. Some tried to hide in their homes. And then these houses were set on fire along with the people who were in them. ”

Only in the first days of April, 1920, when the Japanese suddenly violated the armistice agreement, they destroyed Vladivostok, Spassk, Nikolsk-Ussuriysk and neighboring villages around 7 thousand people.

In the archives of the Vladivostok museums are stored and photographic evidence of the atrocities of the interventionists, posing next to the severed heads and tortured bodies of Russians. True, our politicians do not really want to remember all this now (and many of them, alas, do not even know this).

"American savages have fun"

Evidence of the atrocities of the invaders was cited in almost all local newspapers of that time. Thus, the Far Eastern Review resulted in the following fact: “In Vladivostok, on Svetlanskaya Street, an American patrol, chuckling, looked at the beating by Japanese soldiers of a sailor Kupriyanov. When indignant passers-by rushed to the rescue, the American patrol took him "under protection." It soon became known that the American "benefactors" shot Kupriyanov, allegedly for resisting the patrol. "

Another American patrol attacked Ivan Bogdashevsky, “he took the money from him, undressed him, beat him up and threw him into a hole. Two days later he died. ” 1 May 1919. Two drunken American soldiers attacked S. Komarovsky with the aim of robbery, but he managed to escape from the robbers.

At Sedanka, a group of American soldiers were brutally raped by 23-year-old citizen K. Facts of violence against women and girls in the form of the US army stallions were repeatedly recorded in other parts of Vladivostok and Primorye. Obviously, the girls of easy virtue, who then, as now, was not a little, American warriors already fed up. By the way, one of the “priestesses of love” who “rewarded” several American “cowboys” with a bad disease was somehow found killed on Prudovaya Street (which now has the Komsomolets cinema) with “five revolver bullets in the body”.

Another testimony taken from the press: “At the beginning of July, driving along Svetlanskaya Street in a cab, four drunken American soldiers, boldly, insulted passers-by. Passing by the public (ie the deputy. - Comm. Ed.) City Council Wojciechowski, Sanarsky and other persons, outraged by their behavior, stopped the cab driver. Drunken soldiers approached Wojciechowski and shouted at him in Russian: “Why are you whistling, Russian pig? Do you not know that today is an American holiday? ” One of the soldiers instructed Voitsekhovsky a revolver, and the other began to strike him in the face with a revolver.

By their cheeky, bestial behavior, the Americans even then tried to prove to the world that America is above all! So, as the newspaper “Red Flag” testified for 25 December 1920, a drunken gang of American sailors stumbled into the Kokina restaurant-coffee shop on Svetlanskaya and began to disperse the billiards in rude Russian in order to have fun, to drive the party-another ...

Or another example from the “Evening Newspaper” on 18 in November 1921. Five American sailors serving a radio station on the Russian island, which the interventionists seized back in 1918, arrived at the dance evening at the Radkevich Hall, which is at the Foot. Having pretty much taken on the chest, they began to "behave provocatively." And when the performance began, “they sat down in the second row, and their legs laid on the backs of the chairs of the first row” (where the Russian spectators were sitting). At the same time, the sailors said that they "spit on everything Russian, including Russian laws," and then began to row out. "

I must say that, judging by the surviving testimonies, the American warriors in terms of drunkenness, robbery and "obscenities in relation to women who are made vile proposals directly on the streets", as well as arrogant, boorish behavior towards everything and everyone, even then equal to themselves did not have. They could arrange, in a drunken stupor, indiscriminately firing on crowded streets on the principle: who did not hide - I am not guilty! Not at all embarrassed that innocent people are dying under their bullets. Brutally beat the first comer and see the contents of his wallet and pockets. The newspaper "Voice of the Motherland" for 12 January 1922 g. Gave a very specific title: "American savages have fun."

R. S. Recently, I had to prepare a short story about Russia's intervention in the civil war between the North and the South of the United States, which occurred several decades before the beginning of the civil war in Russia. Then the Russian state was at the peak of its power, and sovereign Alexander II sent two squadrons to the shores of America, denoting the Russian presence in the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans, and the calculation was not that the Russian military would take part in the battles, but that their presence will cool the heat of the British, who intended to enter the war against Lincoln (on the side of the slave states, of course).

The calculation of the Russian tsar was justified, the war did not become protracted and bloody, the British intervention was not deployed (England did not dare, at that time challenge the Russian the fleetsince at this moment Russia, as never before, had strengthened its fleet: instead of wooden battleships, it built metal frigates, one of them, the battleship Peter the Great, was considered at that time, one of the best warships in the world, in many respects superior to English ships, (although the strengthening and re-equipment of the Russian fleet was the result of the failures of the Crimean War). One way or another, during the landmark war between the North and the South, Russia very clearly outlined its position, the result was the preservation of the territorial integrity of the United States and the relatively rapid cessation of hostilities. Note that the Russian military did not kill a single person, not a single crippled.

Is it possible to compare Russian intervention in the civil war that took place in the USA with the American intervention in the civil war that took place in Russia? Russia in America supported the progressive North, the territorial integrity of the country, while the Americans, in Russia, supported the old system, but plus insisted on splitting the country, wanting to profit from its wealth. The Russians in the United States did not kill a single person, the Americans killed and tortured thousands of people in Russia.

And it’s also that not only the former Russia behaved more nobly than America, but also Soviet Russia cannot be compared with the United States. We can compare, say, the mid-twentieth-century interventions carried out by the US and the USSR in the territories that these countries wanted to subordinate to their control. So, during the suppression by the “bloody commies” of the Prague insurrection 1968 of the year, a total of 72 people perished, but in the same period of history, about two million civilians and at least one million Vietnamese soldiers were killed during the suppression of Vietnamese resistance.

PPS I think that a monument should be erected on Russky Island in memory of the killed and tortured Russian people who were victims of American intervention.
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  1. Strashila
    Strashila 20 September 2012 08: 21
    +11
    The island has built comfortable hotels, various facilities, including entertainment ... and destroyed the training centers of the Navy. Savages they are savages ... Americans are citizens of a country without history and homeland.
    1. Redpartyzan
      Redpartyzan 20 September 2012 09: 58
      +24
      I got goosebumps. I am ashamed, but I did not know anything about it. Black anger fills. This fucking Amer army only with civilians knew how and is able to fight. Oh yes, now they have high-precision weapons that can be launched from afar. I really want to test their fighting spirit directly. Well, let's say in the melee somewhere in the sands of Syria. Company to company.
      1. taurus
        taurus 20 September 2012 11: 00
        +8
        I am also ashamed that I have studied little Russian history on my own. But the question arises - why weren't we told about this in the lessons of modern history? Still, I studied under the old curriculum ... Everyone knows about the atrocities of the Nazis and their minions. And the only thing known about the intervention is that it was.
        1. Karlsonn
          Karlsonn 20 September 2012 11: 38
          +17
          In the old, for what? They read about Lazo in kindergarten, although remembering now it seems that there was more and more material about the Japanese and Semenovites.
          But the history of the Far East knows that too - 24 of August 1854, the Battle of Peter and Paul!
          ... The culmination of the battle was the bayonet battle of 300 Russian riflemen and sailors from the Aurora and Dvina with almost three times the superior landing forces. In a short but brutal battle, the enemy was thrown from the Nikolskaya hill into the sea. By noon, the battle ended in the complete defeat of the combined squadron. Among the captured trophies were the banner of the regiment of the English Marine Corps, weapons and shackles intended for prisoners. Losses of the enemy amounted to about 400 people, including 273 killed, among which was the landing commander, Captain Parker. Losses of the defenders of the Peter and Paul Port - 32 killed and 64 wounded. The 22-year-old battery commander No. 3, Lieutenant Alexander Maksutov, died of a severe wound on September 10 of 1854.

          The Allied ships went far from the Peter and Paul Port, were repaired and buried the dead for three days, and on August 27 left Avacha Bay and went to sea. The English detachment went to Vancouver, the French - to San Francisco.

          In memory of the heroic defense of the Peter and Paul Port, the Glory obelisk was erected on Nikolskaya Sopka, as well as a monument to A. Maksutov and his gunners ...

          In the photo: Monument "Chapel" at the mass grave of the defenders of the Peter and Paul port who were repelling the attack of the Anglo-French squadron in 1854
          Monument installed in 1912 year
          Photo taken in 1969 year
          Photo by:
          A.P. Piragis
          1. nnz226
            nnz226 20 September 2012 18: 51
            +3
            The Americans did not participate in the Crimean War. Under the command of Admiral Zavoiko, our soldiers, sailors and militias in the defense of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky attacked the vaunted British Marines and French infantry. This is one of three Russian victories from 4 = episodes of the Crimean War. The Western world fought with Russia everywhere: in the north, the monks of the Solovetsky Monastery, with the help of prayers and antediluvian cannons, drove away the Aglitsk squadron, not allowing them to land, in the Baltic, the entire fleet of the "mistress of the seas" wrote boiling water on their thighs, but did not dare to poke their heads at Peter, the battle of the forts of Kronstadt and minefields with Jacobi mines. In the far east - see above. The Black Sea remained, where the largest forces of the sides were concentrated and the most fierce battles were fought. The 349-day defense of Sevastopol against the many times superior enemy forces and the surrender of the city by the Russians is the only "victory" of the Western world in that war.
            1. Karlsonn
              Karlsonn 20 September 2012 20: 57
              -1
              Quote: nnz226
              The Americans did not participate in the Crimean War.
              so I don’t argue -
              Quote: Karlsonn
              . Among the captured trophies were the banner of the English Marine Corps regiment.


              Quote: Karlsonn
              and went to sea. The English detachment went to Vancouver, the French - to San Francisco.
          2. RUS-36
            RUS-36 20 September 2012 19: 56
            0
            How much we do not know ...... thank you, very instructive ..
        2. aleks
          aleks 20 September 2012 14: 05
          +1
          It’s never too late to learn, it would be a desire. And in the history textbooks all this was.
        3. aviator46
          aviator46 20 September 2012 22: 10
          -13
          There was no intervention - the ports of Arkhangels and Vladivostok were forgotten by armaments supplied by the countries of the Entente and the USA.
          As Russia emerged from the war by betraying its Allies, military expeditions were sent to the mentioned ports to return the delivered military cargo.
          These military expeditions did not participate in the hostilities.
          / this is not to justify the bestiality that they created, just clarification of the word -Intervention /
          1. Karlsonn
            Karlsonn 20 September 2012 23: 32
            +4
            Quote: aviator46
            There was no intervention

            No way to overeat?
            Intervention (Latin interventio - intervention) - military, political or economic interference of one or several states in the internal affairs of another country, violating its sovereignty.
            Intervention can be military (one of the forms of aggression), economic, diplomatic.
            On January 12, the Japanese cruiser "Iwami" appeared in the Vladivostok Bay, on January 14 the English cruiser "Suffolk" appeared in the Golden Horn Bay, on January 17 the Japanese cruiser "Asahi". On April 5, unknown assailants attacked the branch of the Japanese office "Ishido", in response a Japanese landing was made in two companies, an English landing in a half-company of Marines, and on April 6, another 250 Japanese sailors were deployed. On June 29, the accumulated 15 Czechs, with the support of the Americans and the Japanese, carry out a military coup, after the Czechs begin an offensive along the Ussuri railway, in the battle of Runovka the Red Guards were attacked by the British and French battalions with reinforced armored trains, on August 000 the arrival of the 23th Japanese Infantry Division turned the tide of the battle , until then folding in favor of the Red Guards.
            In addition to the Czechoslovak rebels, the 12-I Japanese Infantry Division and several battalions of American, English and French troops opposed the Red Guard in the first stage of the intervention. Under the pressure of superior enemy forces, the Red Guards began to retreat north: first to the old positions in the area of ​​Ussuri station, and then to the Khabarovsk area.
            The first stage of the struggle was lost. On August 3, an official statement was published on joint US-Japanese intervention in the Far East and Siberia. At the same time, on August 2, Japanese troops captured Nikolaevsk-on-Amur, the 25th battalion of the Middleske regiment of British troops arrived in Vladivostok on the 3-th of August, the 9-th of August, the French battalion, the 12-th of the Japanese 12-I division, 16- On August the American expeditionary force landed in Vladivostok.
            In the initial period of the intervention in the Far East, the forces of foreign troops amounted to 40 000 - 47 000 people, the number of Red Guards of the order 10 000 - 15 000. This is a brief overview of the first two and a half months of intervention in the Far East.
      2. SHILO
        SHILO 20 September 2012 12: 08
        +6
        Redpartyzan
        And how do you like - damn democrats.
      3. Check
        Check 20 September 2012 13: 24
        +1
        Red Level
        Sori wanted a plus, but the hand trembled from the article, accidentally got a minus.
      4. aviator46
        aviator46 20 September 2012 21: 57
        -15
        Another agitation.
        It would be nice to tell in parallel what the "red" ones did this time ... probably gingerbread and candy were handed out.
        And remember how the SA destroyed 1.5 million Afghans ..
        or how, under carpet bombing and the City, thousands of civilians, of various nationalities, were killed in Chechnya ....
        1. Karlsonn
          Karlsonn 20 September 2012 23: 38
          +5
          Yes, you must go straight from the trump cards bully in their remark, similar to porridge, Ivan the Terrible forgot to remember good
      5. Kaa
        Kaa 20 September 2012 22: 01
        +5
        Quote: Redpartyzan
        This fucking Amer army only with civilians knew how and is able to fight.

        Well, with the Japanese, along the way, paid off for these matters in 1945, when will the line reach Amers?
      6. crazyrom
        crazyrom 20 September 2012 23: 45
        +2
        Quote: Redpartyzan
        I really want to test their fighting spirit directly. Well, let's say in the melee somewhere in the sands of Syria. Company to company.

        They do not deserve this, they need a flamethrower, like rats and insects are burned out (although I feel sorry for the rats, cute animals).
    2. Joker
      Joker 20 September 2012 11: 22
      +16
      Yes, this scum worse than the Nazis, whom we beat, they were not afraid to fight, but these bitches from the corner of dirty tricks do.
      1. Set
        Set 20 September 2012 11: 54
        +9
        And what did you want from a nation created by the "best cream" of emigrants?
    3. Cesar_Xnumx
      Cesar_Xnumx 20 September 2012 12: 55
      +4
      Everyone will be rewarded for their deeds. Almighty will not forget anyone.

      By the way, amers have a story, but there is too much blood on it.
    4. Ramses_IV
      Ramses_IV 21 September 2012 03: 47
      +1
      Well, the training was destroyed there long before the summit. So the summit has nothing to do with it.
    5. St Petrov
      St Petrov 21 September 2012 04: 06
      +1
      in 2011, two Mi-26s were transferred to BBO formations and units. Since the beginning of the year, the military district has received more than one hundred units of aircraft. Among the new equipment: 12 units of Su-25SM, 12 attack helicopters Alligator Ka-52, 8 Mi-8AMTSh, 2 Su-30M2 and 46 Su-27SM. BBO until the end of November will receive another 8 Su-27SM. At the beginning of 2012, 12 Su-25SM will be transferred to the BBO.
  2. Baron Wrangell
    Baron Wrangell 20 September 2012 09: 21
    +21
    I spent all my childhood in Vladivostok, and I loved going to the Arsentiev Museum and the Pacific Fleet Museum. Indeed, there are such photographs. They made a terrible impression on me as a kid. The Americans are standing and the heads of people are cut off on the table. The Japanese and Americans were doing savage barbarism. There is no justification for this. It is a pity that at the present time they are not reminded about it. And I agree with the monument. And write on it "Innocently killed by the American military." And in the media to start publishing articles on this topic.
    1. Sakhalininsk
      Sakhalininsk 20 September 2012 10: 52
      +9
      Do not be surprised at these adherents of humanism and humanity throughout their history so entertained.
      And the monument was very out of place.
      1. Set
        Set 20 September 2012 11: 51
        +1
        And what did you want from a country created by the "best cream" of emigrants?
      2. wax
        wax 20 September 2012 13: 58
        +5
        Not mine:
        The struggle with the rebellious tribes of the Great Plains proved to be a difficult test for the United States. To solve the problem once and for all, the Americans used the most sophisticated and unprecedented punitive measures against the Indians: white barbarians deliberately destroyed huge herds of bison (millions and millions of animals!), The hunting of which was the basis of life for the steppe tribes, the Indians were given blankets infected with smallpox, after what catastrophic epidemics flared up among them. All this led to the fact that entire tribes were dying. It was then that the practice of “providing” reservations to the Indians reached the culmination of genocide. If initially the reservations were essentially autonomous Native American territories where a tribe enjoyed relative freedom (for example, until the Seminole moved to the West, their lands in Florida were considered a reservation), then the so-called Native American agencies turned into concentration camps. Such reservations were created on the most barren lands, and the Indians living there eked out a miserable existence, content with minuscule handouts from the state. Such reservations are a purely North American phenomenon, the colonizers have never thought of in either Asia or Africa. The reservation system has become the apotheosis of white hatred towards the Indians, the last step on the path to the physical and moral destruction of the indigenous people of North America. According to experts, before the discovery of America, up to 3 million people lived in the territory of the modern USA and Canada. By the end of the nineteenth century, their number was reduced to 200 thousand.
        1. Funker1981
          Funker1981 20 September 2012 17: 20
          +1
          Quote: Wax
          smallpox-infected blankets were given to the Indians


          All the more interesting, they sold these blankets to them ....
    2. wax
      wax 20 September 2012 13: 54
      +5
      Not mine:
      The Indian policy of the colonialists, and especially the United States, amazes with its cruelty, cynicism and uncompromisingness. Unlike other continents, where, as I already noted, white colonists more or less put up with the neighborhood of the local population, the English, and then the American settlers in the New World, with truly manic stubbornness sought to clear the occupied or acquired territories of the Indians. The whites absolutely could not stand the presence of the Redskins near (the exception was Christian missions, where the baptized Indians lived, but even these settlements were often attacked by colonists and forced out to other areas). The movement of settlers to the West was somewhat reminiscent of carpet bombing - with the only difference being that it was not enemy objects that were destroyed in a certain territory, but the living space of the indigenous inhabitants was completely captured. During this period, the American military and settlers were guided by a cynical slogan, almost a century ahead of many Nazi statements: "A good Indian is only a dead Indian."
  3. Sasha 19871987
    Sasha 19871987 20 September 2012 09: 29
    +6
    oh these shit ... here it is, Western culture with its human humanism ...
    1. wax
      wax 20 September 2012 14: 17
      +5
      Compare with the Yankees:
      For all the years of the existence of Fort Ross, from 1812 to 1841, not a single shot was fired from it, since Russian immigrants immediately found a common language with the local Indians.
      1. Karlsonn
        Karlsonn 20 September 2012 15: 14
        +6
        Let me subscribe: In 1817, L. A. Hagemeister visited the Ross colony and met with the leaders of the surrounding Indian tribes. He expressed gratitude for the cession of the land, handed them gifts, and awarded the leader, on the lands of the tribe of which the fortress was located, the medal “Union of Russia”. Only representatives of the Russian side signed the minutes of the conversation: Leonty Gagemeister, Ivan Kuskov, RAC commissioner Kirill Khlebnikov, etc. The Russian-American company later often referred to this document as an agreement; in particular, it says that the leaders "are very pleased with the Russians taking this place, that they now live in safety from other Indians, who had previously done on their attack - that security began only from the time of settlement."
        Over the entire existence of the fortress, she was never threatened by external enemies.

        But in relations with the Indians (we admit for the sake of objectivity) it was not always so smooth, the truth really brings to us the mention of only one incident, namely, the destruction of the fortress in Sitka in 1802 and subsequent military operations between the Russian and local Indians, and it is reliable little is known about the causes of this incident, but it seems to me that one of the versions will be interesting to those present:
        ..Russian did not sell firearms and vodka to the Indians, unlike the Americans. And, they, dissatisfied with this and supported by the Americans, who dreamed that Russia would get out of these territories, in their discontent, destroyed the fortress of Archangel Michael in 1802 and killed all its inhabitants. This campaign was led by the military leader of the Kiksadi, Scoutelt's nephew, and the young leader, Catlian. And if the oral tradition of kiksadi is silent about Scoutelt, then they remember well about Katlian as a “fighter” with the Russian invaders. Having bribed the Indian leaders with weapons, rum and trinkets, during a long winter stay in the Tlingit villages, promising them gifts if they would drive the Russians away from their island and threatening not to sell guns and whiskey, Barber played on the ambition of the young military leader Catlean. So, naturally, without warning and explanation, the Indians attacked the fortress. The fortress would probably have survived, but there were traitors in it. These were six American sailors who allegedly escaped from the ship and asked for work. They opened the gates of the fortress from the inside. All defenders, including women and children, were killed. The helmet of Catlian, in which he was during the attack on the fortress, and the blacksmith’s hammer snatched by him from the man killed in the forge on the shore, who killed all the unarmed, are considered relics - regalia of the Tixit kiksadi.

        The fortress was completely destroyed, and still nothing is being built there. The losses for Russian America were significant, for two years Baranov gathered his strength in order to come to Sitka.
        1. Karlsonn
          Karlsonn 20 September 2012 15: 18
          +4
          The news of the defeat of the fortress was brought to Baranov by Barber himself. At Kodiak Island, he fielded 20 cannons from his ship, the Unicorn. But, being afraid to get involved with Baranov, he went to the Sandwich Islands - to trade with the Hawaiians the good looted in Sitka. And at that time the bodies of Russian settlers were lying on the conflagration in Sitka ...

          In 1804. the Russians, led by Baranov, returned.
          A series of armed skirmishes ended with the flight of the Indians:
          ..At dawn 4 October 1804 year, the fortress at the mouth of the Indian River was abandoned ... The whole tribe was gone. They did not believe Baranov’s assurances, simply because they themselves would never have let anyone go alive in such a situation. After the treacherous violation of the contract and the attack on people who trusted them. After some resistance, the natives proposed negotiations, and on 8 on October 1804 the Russian flag was hoisted over the native settlement. The construction of the fort and a new settlement began. Soon the city of Novo-Arkhangelsk grew up here.

          Since August 1808, Novo-Arkhangelsk became the main city of the Russian-American company and the administrative center of Russian possessions in Alaska and remained with it until 1867, when Alaska was sold to America. Baranov occupied the deserted village and destroyed it. He founded the new fortress - the future capital of Russian America - Novo-Arkhangelsk in a completely different place. On the shore of the gulf, where the old Indian village stood, on a hill, a fortification was built, and then the Ruler’s house, which the Indians called the Baranov Castle.

          That ill-fated night escape from the fortress claimed the lives of many weak children, old people and women. The Indians did not forget this. Until now, this battle and flight patterns are kept in their memory. Baranov sent ambassadors to Catlean more than once, but the shamans were against concluding peace with the Russians. Only in the autumn of 1805 of the year, an agreement was again concluded between Baranov and Scoutelt. As gifts, a bronze double-headed eagle, a World Hat, made by Russians on the model of Tlingit ceremonial hats, and a blue robe with ermines were presented.

          In the Novo-Arkhangelsk port there was a wooden fortress, a shipyard, warehouses, barracks, and residential buildings. 222 Russians and over 1 thousand natives lived here. The conflict is a thing of the past, the confrontation ended in a peaceful life.

          In the photo: The Orthodox Church in Unalashka in Alaska.
  4. understudy
    understudy 20 September 2012 10: 10
    +3
    They were bastards, and remain so. And they will stay. They have such a plan.
  5. Bandera
    Bandera 20 September 2012 10: 45
    +8
    And are we striving for a western lifestyle? And it is hammering us every day that we are underdeveloped?
    Of course, there were plenty of fools at all times, but not such a beast.

    Many thanks to the author for another open white spot in history.
  6. sasha.28blaga
    sasha.28blaga 20 September 2012 10: 45
    +4
    I know about the atrocities of Japan, but I didn’t know what Amers and Angles landed in Primorye, although I lived in Vlad for some time. If what is written in the article is true, then it is a pity that my hands are short.
  7. itr
    itr 20 September 2012 10: 49
    -1
    in fact, there was always talk about this island when I was there, soldiers were starving, they were dying of illnesses and hazing. There was even a sailor who ran from there to the float. They say they caught and brought back !!!!!!
  8. Baron Wrangell
    Baron Wrangell 20 September 2012 11: 02
    0
    Quote: itr
    in fact, there was always talk about this island when I was there, soldiers were starving, they were dying of illnesses and hazing. There was even a sailor who ran from there to the float. They say they caught and brought back !!!!!!

    And in Russian there was a Pacific Fleet dizbat, and a Pacific Fleet special forces base! Honestly, the island is unique, being buccally a few hundred meters from Vladik, civilization wasn’t there! Mauge with the bridge will begin to ennoble!
  9. yllo
    yllo 20 September 2012 11: 07
    +4
    In wartime, different things happen. I do not want to talk about who is worse or better. But the fact that I, and probably many people, simply do not know about these facts, is really shocking. Why is this not being spoken about in institutes and other educational institutions?
  10. tut ya
    tut ya 20 September 2012 11: 41
    +2
    on this site there was already an article and there were photos with the atrocities of "amers"
  11. rennim
    rennim 20 September 2012 11: 49
    +1
    Our politicians are afraid to place a monument in memory of Russian people tortured by the Americans ... They are exactly afraid of how the USA will look at it ..
    1. Karlsonn
      Karlsonn 20 September 2012 12: 58
      0
      The so-called "ours" do not hesitate to applaud and glorify the executioner Kolchak, who by his actions and statements managed to rouse not only peasants and workers, but also his allies against himself; to smash 200 people with ramrods in Siberia is a strategic talent good 400 000 people who had gone into the red partisans clearly would not have understood the masterpiece of modern Russian cinema, as well as the crunch of French rolls; Here is one of Kolchak’s statements: “I give you an order, very cruel: do not take prisoners! “I take responsibility for this order before God and the Russian people!”

      in the photo: Victims of Kornilovism. Siberia 1918

      True, the regrettable palm of the emergence of a concentration camp organized by the interventionists does not belong to the Far East, but to our North (((:
      Mudyugsky concentration camp - a concentration camp created by representatives of foreign military intervention in the north of Russia on the island of Mudyug on 23 on August 1918 of the year as a prisoner of war camp. Since June 2, 1919 has been used by the government of the Northern Region as a forced labor prison.
      1. Karlsonn
        Karlsonn 20 September 2012 13: 51
        0
        miles sorry feel - in the photo: Victims of Kornilovism. Siberia. 1919 ..
        1. Bigriver
          Bigriver 20 September 2012 18: 44
          +1
          What can be Kornilovism in 1919 ???
          Yes, even in Siberia? It says to live there: Kolchakism.
          1. Karlsonn
            Karlsonn 20 September 2012 19: 11
            +1
            I apologize twice in a row described in 12: 58 and in 13: 51, of course Kolchak.
      2. Kapitanyuk
        Kapitanyuk 20 September 2012 18: 14
        -4
        I completely agree with you comrade! Unlike the white scum, the red ones carried bright, communist ideals to the masses, with the help of the rays of love and kindness: Z Everything, as in the books of Gaidar or Keosayan: Z. What?! Executions? Torture? This is all a lie! No, after all, this cannot be, I myself have read, for example, in such a truthful book as "The Elusive Avengers" - only White Guards shoot and torture people, while the Reds carry communist "justice" (TM)

        And everyone who speaks about the 1200000 people who died during the Red Terror is Surkov’s or liberal propaganda (well, as you like). Do not fall for their vile provocations!
        1. Karlsonn
          Karlsonn 20 September 2012 19: 53
          +4
          The civil war in the territory of the former tsarist Russia is certainly a huge tragedy, in the context of the author’s article I gave examples from the history of foreign intervention and caught the White Terror (which, incidentally, began with the Yaroslavl uprising and the Red Terror, WAS AN ANSWER)
          judging by your tone
          Quote: Kapitanyuk
          those who died during the Red Terror - Surkovskaya or the liberal propaganda (well, as you like). Do not fall for their vile provocations!
          sorry mister liberal, but to me personally you are not a friend hi .
          And yes, personally, I studied from such books as "How the Steel Was Tempered" and "RVS", but you, my young liberal friend, apparently learned from other books, otherwise you would know that
          Quote: Kapitanyuk
          in a book as true as "The Elusive Avengers"
          there is no such book and never was, the film "The Elusive Avengers" 1967. is a remake of the 1923 film "Red Devils", which in turn was based on the story of Pavel Blyakhin "Red Devils". Good luck .
          1. Kapitanyuk
            Kapitanyuk 21 September 2012 12: 11
            -1
            Liberal? Oh how! They haven’t called me that for a long time: Z
      3. not good
        not good 20 September 2012 20: 04
        -1
        The Bolsheviks were not inferior in white nobility to the whites, and the dictatorship of the proletariat launched by Mr. Ulyanov (Lenin) did not give flowers to people. But the Civil War was provoked by the Bolsheviks. No matter how cruel the war was on both sides, this is our war and neither Yap, nor amers in our affairs do not need to meddle.
        1. Karlsonn
          Karlsonn 20 September 2012 21: 13
          +2
          Quote: Negoro

          The Bolsheviks were not inferior in white nobility

          In the Civil War, it never happens that some are scum and others are all white.
          And let me argue, the Bolsheviks did not provoke the Civil War, but the fact that they were able to win over the bulk of the people and defeat both whites and interventionists is a fact - "Vae victis" - woe to the vanquished!
          By the way, I consider one of the factors in White’s defeat (this is my personal opinion) that they collaborated and received help from the interventionists; the atrocities of the British in the North, the Amers and Japanese in the Far East and the Czechs throughout their journey have done more than the “Windows of Satire ROSTA” - Russian Telegraph Agency.
  12. sergzlo
    sergzlo 20 September 2012 12: 32
    +1
    Why weren't we all told about the Americans? well, there is no such thing in school history. Thanks to the author - I will know. Interestingly, maybe something else about "OUR" authorities forgot to tell the people - and after all, the communists seemed to hate the amerikosov.
  13. Slevinst
    Slevinst 20 September 2012 12: 40
    0
    I didn’t know what, I didn’t know, scum and nits, after such articles there is pride for our people, that for the most part in any situation we remain people, and animals are animals. suckers who can demonstrate their strength only to a clearly weak or defenseless enemy, and not even an enemy, but a simple hard worker without weapons. Shame on the American nation, if you can call it a nation, a bunch of bastards
    1. Karlsonn
      Karlsonn 20 September 2012 13: 24
      +2
      American troops in Vladivostok, 1918 year.
  14. Check
    Check 20 September 2012 13: 22
    +2
    article +
    I admit I did not know such difficulties for the perception of the history of this region and specifically the Russian island.
    after reading an article about what the Yankees did, my mind filled with anger.
    these creatures (and I cannot call them anything else) are worse than the Nazis.
    I am sure everyone will be rewarded. and a golden age awaits Russia!
  15. Karlsonn
    Karlsonn 20 September 2012 13: 42
    +3
    Participants in the intervention in Siberia and the Far East:
    United Kingdom.
    Suffering from an acute shortage of troops, the United Kingdom sent only 1500 men to the Far East (9th battalion of the Hampshire regiment and 25th battalion of the Middlesex regiment).
    Canada.
    The Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force of 4192 people under the command of Major General James Elmsley was sent to Vladivostok in August 1918. About 100 Canadians were sent from there to Omsk to support the Kolchak government, the rest carried police service in Vladivostok. Canadian troops returned to their homeland in April-June of the 1919 year.
    Italy.
    To form the intervention, Italy formed the “Corpo di Spedizione Italiano in Estremo Oriente” of alpine shooters. 2500 people from Legione Redenta joined them (former prisoners of war of the Austro-Hungarian army of Italian origin held in camps in Russia). Italian troops participated with the Czechoslovak Legion in operations in the areas of Irkutsk, Harbin and Vladivostok.
    Japan.
    Back in 1917, France invited Japan to take part in the Siberian intervention, but was refused. In July 1918, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson turned to Japan, asking the Japanese Empire to allocate 7 thousand people to the 25 thousandth international contingent, designed to help evacuate the Czechoslovak corps from Russian territory. After a heated debate in parliament, the administration of Prime Minister Terauchi Masatake agreed to provide 12 thousands of people, but on condition that the Japanese contingent is not part of the international forces, but receives its own command.
    USA.
    American Expeditionary Force "Siberia".
    American forces in the Far East were 7.950 men under the command of Major General William Graves. These were the 27 and 31 th regiments of the US Army, along with a large number of volunteers from the 13 th, 62 th and 12 th regiments. American troops began arriving in Vladivostok in the second half of August 1918. Graves announced that he will pursue a policy of "non-interference in the internal affairs of Russia" and "complete neutrality," that is, the same attitude to the Kolchakov forces and the red partisans. Under an inter-union railway agreement, the Americans were assigned to guard sections of the Trans-Siberian Railway from Vladivostok to Ussuriysk and in the Verkhneudinsk region.
    Data on the number of interventionists are given at the beginning of the intervention.

    in the photo: Monument to the Fighters of the Revolution by N. N. Vinogradov, Omsk
    Initial signature: "To the glorious communards of the All-Russian Commune, executed by Kolchak in November 1919".
    Now: "The exploits of the heroes of the revolutionary struggle will always live in the hearts of the peoples."
  16. Wertynskiy
    Wertynskiy 20 September 2012 15: 15
    +3
    Thank you for the article. Although the Far East (Kamchatka) itself, these facts were unknown to me. Given the circumstances that crimes against humanity do not have a statute of limitations, I propose:
    1. Create an international tribunal to investigate the atrocities of foreign soldiers involved in the intervention in the Far East.
    2. Designate the Russian island as the venue, since there is infrastructure.
    3. Upon investigation, identify the perpetrators.
    4. The states participating in the intervention oblige to pay the damage caused.
    5. If the fact of intervention is not recognized, terminate all diplomatic relations with countries.
    Our Russian people died there, innocent of nothing. They perished only because they lived on OWN land. This can’t be left like that ...
    1. 1976AG
      1976AG 20 September 2012 16: 30
      0
      The requirements, of course, are fair, but now no one will do this, while neither the authorities nor ordinary people are ready for this, but to cover this issue in detail in the central and regional media, as well as to erect a monument to the brutally tortured American and Japanese invaders (invaders) , I consider holy duty and the first step to restore justice.
    2. Karlsonn
      Karlsonn 21 September 2012 03: 01
      +2
      Greetings from a resident of the glorious city of Khabarovsk, Blagoveshchensk, Belogorsk and urban settlement Susuman drinks I’m probably luckier on the history teacher bully .
  17. strannik595
    strannik595 20 September 2012 16: 02
    +4
    the Russian has such a strange custom that they stubbornly adhere to - to parade in the capital of the aggressor and feed the civilian population of the enemy with porridge soldier wait for us to visit, we will regale you with a barley wink
  18. xoma58
    xoma58 20 September 2012 16: 56
    0
    It is about this kind of "democracy" that they dream of now.
  19. crambol
    crambol 20 September 2012 17: 50
    +3
    But the "standards" of Western "democracy" - the English concentration camp on the island of Mudyug. In one picture there is a prison building, on others there are inscriptions on the monuments:
    -The location of the hospital, built from boards. The arrestees called her a dead woman, since no one came out alive from there.
    -Here, the death sentence of 13 convicts for organizing the escape was read out.
    I apologize for the poor quality of the images, I took them at the end of 1961, when I served in the Northern Fleet.

    Camp building
  20. crambol
    crambol 20 September 2012 18: 07
    +2
    Hospital location
  21. not good
    not good 20 September 2012 20: 14
    +2
    And these people teach us shit democracy.
  22. Light source
    Light source 20 September 2012 20: 21
    +2
    To be shown on TV 6+
  23. studentmati
    studentmati 20 September 2012 23: 18
    +2
    Obscurantism.
  24. Cheetah
    Cheetah 26 September 2012 15: 20
    0
    "one of them - the battleship" Peter the Great "was considered at that time, one of the best warships in the world, surpassed the British ships in many respects,"
    Designed by Rear Admiral A. A. Popov. Close in type to the British battleship HMS Devastation (1871). Laid on Galerny Island in 1869. Originally had the name "Cruiser". May 30, 1872, the day of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Peter I was renamed "Peter the Great." In August 1872, the ship was launched and transferred to Kronstadt for completion. The completion was completed in 1877.

    Machines were unsatisfactory and in 1881 the ship was converted to Glasgow by Randolph and Elder. In 1903, converted into a training vessel for the training of artillerymen. Since 1917 it was used as a floating base for submarines of the Baltic Fleet. February 25-26, 1918 made the transition from Revel to Helsingfors, and April 11-14, 1918 from there to Kronstadt. May 21, 1921 disarmed and reorganized into a mine blockade of the Kronstadt military port. April 18, 1959 is excluded from the lists of ships of the Navy.
  25. Mirgor
    Mirgor 26 August 2013 23: 54
    +1
    Yes, these creatures were doing better than the Nazis! And to be surprised, they were Hitler's sponsors and teachers.
  26. Den555
    Den555 1 October 2017 11: 07
    0
    I wanted to read about how they starved to death soldiers in Russian in school in the 80s and 90s, and then they discuss some kind of skeleton in a closet.
    About barges flooded with people, I only heard about the red grandfather of Udaltsov in the Crimea.