Why Russia sold Alaska to the United States

In 1867, Russia sold the territory of Alaska to the United States for $ 7,2 million. Just 50 years later, Americans made 100 times more in Alaska. Russia beyond the headlines deals with the confusing history of the Alaska sale. Petition for refund ...

In Alaska, a program to support Ukrainians was created: the first refugees have already arrived there

Recently, twelve Ukrainian refugees arrived at Anchorage International Airport. Ted Stevens. They were greeted by volunteers with flowers, balloons, chocolate and Alaskan tea, as well as freshly baked bread with salt - a Ukrainian tradition of welcoming guests. More are expected to arrive shortly…

In Russia, they threatened to 'return' Alaska: the state governor ridiculed this idea

Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin hinted on July 6 that Russia could reclaim Alaska. This idea was immediately picked up by ordinary Russians without hesitation. But the response of the American side was not long in coming. “Alaska is ours” At a parliamentary session, Volodin said: “Let ...

Personal experience of the relocated: life in Alaska is not really what you imagine

Nicole Smith moved from the Midwest to Alaska about seven years ago. She was born and raised in Ohio, and although she traveled outside the Midwest for work and vacation, she never traveled further than Texas, Insider reports. That's why when…

In Alaska, a bear attacked the military: one of them died, another was injured

A man has died in a bear attack in Alaska. Representatives of the wildlife service suggest that the animal was trying to protect its cubs. More about the tragedy told the publication CNN. After the attack, Senior Sergeant Seth Michael Plant was taken to the army base hospital, where they stated ...

Shouted and rushed: the man single-handedly fought off a bear that attacked a group of tourists

The incredible moment when a man casually and calmly scared a grizzly bear away from the group with just his voice went viral a year later. Writes about this News Week. Caleb Jacques and his family own and operate the Grizzly Safaris in Iliamne, Alaska, where photographers ...

The Wild West in Alaska: How Some of the State's Villages Turned into Hazards for Dangerous Criminals

In Alaska, there is an acute shortage of law enforcement officers in remote areas, AnchorageDailyNews reports. The summer months turned into autumn, and Justin Edwards occasionally ran into a man wanted for attempted murder. On the street, near a school or village store. “He said 'Hello' and led ...

'Into the wild': why people risk their lives to see an old bus in the forests of Alaska

In 1992, an American undergraduate donated all his money to charity and drove alone into the wilds of Alaska to start a new life, BBC said. After hitchhiking to the city of Fairbanks, 24-year-old Chris McCandless settled in an abandoned bus, where he sometimes spent the night ...

The situation is heating up: 3 volcanoes erupt at once in Alaska

In the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, the situation is heating up. Three distant volcanoes are erupting, and another is preparing to erupt in an archipelago that is part of the "ring of fire" where the Pacific tectonic plate meets several others. Smithsonian Magazine writes about it. According to the observatory of volcanoes ...

How to become a resident of Alaska: step by step instructions

Alaska residents receive discounts on licenses for some of the best fisheries in the United States, fishing and hunting, and the Alaskan government annually distributes a Permanent Fund (DPF) dividend to every legal resident. To qualify for resident status, you need to have ...

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