Czar Alexander II sells Alaska to the USA for less than the cost of signing Paul Pogba

Czar Alexander II sells Alaska to the USA for less than the cost of signing Paul Pogba

In the middle of the night on March 29th 1867, US and Russian diplomats thrashed out a deal that transferred Russia’s ownership of the territory of Alaska to the United States for $7.2 million. Russia wanted to sell the territory because it feared that it could be lost without compensation if war broke out with…

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