Many Russian soldiers have laid down here their lives in the thickets of sorghum. It is no accident in our nation is still popular piercing tragic waltz "On the Hills of Manchuria". Not many people remember the story of this forgotten war, but perhaps at the genetic level in our people, especially in Siberians, Manchuria has a special place. After Russia's defeat in the war with Japan over Manchuria control moved to Japan. Later, in China there was a revolution, the country broke up, began a long civil wars, famine, human tragedies. And here in Manchuria was its own, a special destiny. knowledge..
Japanese is here created a puppet state of Manchukuo, which nominally headed the last representative of the dynasty Ching – Emperor Pu-I. Perhaps many people remember the movie "The Last Emperor," about the fate of the largely poor people. Manzhou the first fully controlled by the Japanese imperial troops, and even participated in an armed conflict at Khalkhin-side of the Japanese troops. Oh, and ended the separate existence of Manchuria in 1945, when Soviet troops crushed Japan and came to power, the Communist Party of China led by Mao Tse-tung. Further events in Chinese history not isolated from other parts of Manchuria, a great country. There is also built home blast furnaces for smelting iron, also killed the sparrows, also conducted a cultural revolution, were hung tatzupaos, conducted denovskie reform, etc. The city of Manchuria, where the left heart and soul of thousands of Russians, appeared on the map in the construction of the CER and from this period is related to Russia. Founded and built Russian engineers (with, of course, the Chinese coolies), located on the border with the Soviet Union and then with Russia, on the contrary the same tiny little town of Zabaikalsk Russia, which has an ongoing relationship with Russia, despite for all modes, it still plays an important role in Sino-Russian relations. Blossomed and the city to settle in Manchuria 90s of last century, when there were significant changes in our country and in China. But, as they say, is another story that is told in "Manchuria – City of Bread (2)"