Islands similar to or like Sakhalin

Northernmost island of the Japanese archipelago and the largest island of the Russian Federation. Wikipedia

  • Sakhalin Oblast

    Federal subject of Russia comprising the island of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands in the Russian Far East. Area of 87100 km2. Wikipedia

  • Kuril Islands

    Volcanic archipelago in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast that stretches approximately 1300 km northeast from Hokkaido, Japan to Kamchatka, Russia, separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the north Pacific Ocean. There are 56 islands and many minor rocks. Wikipedia

  • East Asian ethnic group indigenous to Japan, the original inhabitants of Hokkaido (and formerly North-Eastern Honshū) and some of its nearby Russian territories (Sakhalin, the Kuril Islands, Khabarovsk Krai and the Kamchatka Peninsula). Official estimates place the total Ainu population of Japan at 25,000. Wikipedia

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    Region in North Asia which includes the Far Eastern Federal District, the easternmost territory of Russia, between Lake Baikal in Eastern Siberia and the Pacific Ocean. The Far Eastern Federal District shares land borders with Mongolia, China and North Korea to its south, and shares maritime borders with Japan to its southeast and with the United States to its northeast. Wikipedia

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    Second largest island of Japan and comprises the largest and northernmost prefecture. The Tsugaru Strait separates Hokkaido from Honshu; the two islands are connected by the undersea railway Seikan Tunnel. Wikipedia

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    Island country comprising a stratovolcanic archipelago over 3000 km along East Asia's Pacific coast. It consists of 6,852 islands. Wikipedia


    Sentences forSakhalin

    • After victories in the First Sino-Japanese War (1894–1895) and the Russo-Japanese War (1904–1905), Japan gained control of Taiwan, Korea and the southern half of Sakhalin.Japan-Wikipedia
    • As a result, Russia lost the part of Sakhalin Island south of 50 degrees North latitude (which became Karafuto Prefecture), as well as many mineral rights in Manchuria.Empire of Japan-Wikipedia
    • The airliner had violated Soviet airspace just past the west coast of Sakhalin Island near Moneron Island, and the Soviets treated the unidentified aircraft as an intruding US spy plane.Cold War-Wikipedia
    • Russia also signed over its 25-year leasehold rights to Port Arthur, including the naval base and the peninsula around it, and ceded the southern half of Sakhalin Island to Japan.Russo-Japanese War-Wikipedia
    • The regions of Kamchatka and Northern Sakhalin remained under Japanese occupation until their treaty with the Soviet Union in 1925, when their forces were finally withdrawn.Russian Civil War-Wikipedia
    • Of these 11 Governorates, 17 oblasts and 1 okrug (Sakhalin) belonged to Asian Russia.Russian Empire-Wikipedia

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