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Giveaway of 8 American Alaskan Islands
and Vast Resource-Rich Seabeds to Russians

Giveaway Summary

Map of Giveaway

Help Stop the Giveaway

 Opposition to/Support for the Giveaway:

     Resolutions of Alaska and California Legislatures Against Giveaway

     Organization Resolutions Against Giveaway

     Letters on Giveaway from Congressional Offices--See What Your Representative Says

     Positions of U. S. Senators from Alaska, Ted Stevens and Frank Murkowski


 Importance of the Giveaway:

     Article of Giveaway in Naval Institute Proceedings

     How Much Oil and Gas?  Measured in the Billions of Barrels


 U. S. Department of State Maneuvers:

     State Department Helps Russian Bogus Claim to North Pole

     Henry Kissinger Ordered the Giveaway Secretly in 1977

     State Department Hides Maritime Boundary Agreement From Congress

     State Department 2003 "Fact Sheet" on "Status of Wrangel and Other Arctic Islands"


 Russian Gulags and Russian Demands:

     Russian Gulag Concentration Camp on American Wrangell Island

     News Articles on Russian Demands


 Legal Documents:

     1867 Treaty between U.S. and Russia--Word "Alaska" Does Not Appear

     1990 U.S.-U.S.S.R./Russia Maritime Boundary Agreement--Executive Agreement

     1990 U.S.-U.S.S.R./Russia Maritime Boundary Agreement--Proposed Treaty

     1842 Webster-Ashburton Boundary Treaty Requiring Maine and Mass. in Negotiations and Consent


 History of American Acquisition of the 8 Alaskan Islands:

     John Muir's Book on 1881 U.S. Discovery of Wrangell Island:  "The Cruise of the Corwin"

     U. S. Discovery of 3 Arctic Islands in 1881--"Icebound" by Leonard Guttridge (Naval Institute Press)


 More To Come: