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The Real Reason Russia Sold Alaska To The United States

Happily, U.S. Secretary of State William Seward didn't listen to the press and went ahead and made the purchase anyway, and now pretty much no one looks back on the sale with regret. Except the Russians. So why did the Russians sell Alaska? Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time.

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    The Real Reason Russia Sold Alaska To The United States

    The Real Reason Russia Sold Alaska To The United States

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