Purchased from Russia 17th U.S. President Andrew Johnson. At a meeting of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Empire, dedicated to this issue, personally attended Alexander II. Since the arguments of those who insisted on selling the peninsula, the emperor fully agreed.
Agreed it was the Emperor Alexander II, rather than the Empress Catherine II, what the Soviet people were confident in the 60-70s of the last century. Read the rest of this entry »