In 1904, Russia and Japan Went to War (And Asia Has Never Been the Same Since)

THE BUZZ In 1904, Russia and Japan Went to War (And Asia Has Never Been the Same Since) Robert Farley World War I and World War II so transformed the maps of both Europe and Asia that discerning the influence … Continue reading

Japan Shatters Russia’s Global Perception (1904-05)

1904-5 The Russo-Japanese War: Japan Shatters Russia’s Navy and Global Perceptions   Japan is seen as an ultramodern tech giant today, and not many people really doubt their military power. That was far from the case in the late 19th … Continue reading

Chronicle Covers: Going all in on the Russo-Japanese War

Chronicle Covers: Going all in on the Russo-Japanese War By Tim O’Rourke Never let it be said that The Chronicle shied away from Russo-Japanese War coverage. The front page from Feb. 27, 1904, covers the Battle of Port Arthur a … Continue reading

On this day in 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt Won the Nobel Peace Prize

On December 10, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American (and first President) to win the Nobel Peace Prize. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for brokering an end to the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), a war that claimed between … Continue reading

First Time Seen: Korea’s Side of the Russo-Japanese War

Emperor Gojong asserted Korea’s independence before the Russo-Japanese War, but became a protectorate of Japan after the war.         Gojong’s diplomacy is reevaluated Emperor Gojong (1852-1919), the 26th king of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), is usually recalled … Continue reading

Strategic Underpinnings of the Russo-Japanese War

There were many reasons for the Russo-Japanese War, not all of them strategic, but these were some of the historic underpinnings of the war that changed the geopolitical balance in the world       Explore»Education and Science»History and Archaeology»Military … Continue reading

Russia Seeks to Build Base on Japanese-Controlled Islands; Russo-Japanese War May Not be Over Yet

In Russia, the Russo-Japanese War Never Really Ended Russia Challenges Japan Published by Joshua Noonan Japan and Russia have had a fractious relationship since diplomatic relations were established two centuries ago. These first sparked into war in the 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese … Continue reading