Rosyjska Ameryka, rosyjska Arktyka. Między historią a współcesnością
The Russian America and the Russian Arctic. Between history and modernity
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The Early expeditions of the Russians in the North-East, which led to the discovery of Sakhalin and numerous other islands scattered in the waters near the Pacific Ocean, became the nucleus of a wider exploration of the eastern and northern Russian lands and the Overseas Territories. For this purpose was establihed a Russian-American Company. In the nineteenth century, Russian researches were conducted in North areas – Siberia and the Far East, which were continued in the next century. The period of perestroika, however, brought reduce spending on research and exploration of the polar region, writing in a broader perspective – the Russian North declined. Currently importance of the Arctic is increasing.
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