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Old 04-03-2017, 12:23 PM   #1
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Default Make Alaska Russian Again

Far-Right nationalists call for the state to return to Moscow's control 150 years after the US bought it
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Russian nationalists have bemoaned the sale of Alaska to America 150 years ago
Right-wingers believe Russia gave up the strategic land too cheaply
President Johnson's administration paid $7.2million for the trading territory
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...w-s-hands.html


Russian nationalists argue that the payment they received
(pictured) was too little - worth about $123million in today's
money - or that the country never received it


A bit late for seller's remorse...
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Johnson. As in Andrew Johnson.
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A pair of beads for New York, $123M for Alaska ... Talk about fair trade
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The Lenape sold Manhattan to the Dutch, when in reality the Wappinger controlled most of the island. So the Wall Street shenanigans pre-date the US it would seem.
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