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Oct 15

Oh ~ Black Blind Island, Welcome Home

Written by: Nimrod | Filed under:General, News | Tags:, , ,
24 Comments » newest 2009-04-17 12:48:07

On October 14, half of Heixiazi Island (lit. black blind island) was transferred from Russia to China, completing the last piece of the border settlement pact signed by the two countries in the mid-1990′s. Back in the day, Jiang Zemin took a lot of heat for signing this, because it was felt by some that China had lost a claim on the much larger Sixty-Four Villages area of Qing-era Outer Manchuria.
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