Sakhalin and Kuril islands
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Sakhalin Island is a place with extremely rich and intriguing history and beautiful nature. In the nineteenth century Sakhalin Island was the spot of outcast for detainees sentenced to "katorga" (correctional settlement for hard work). In 1890 incredible Russian essayist Anton Chekhov burned through three months at the Sakhalin Island talking with a huge number of convicts and pilgrims for a registration. Some later Anton Chekhov composed a publicistic book "Sakhalin Island".
The Island situated in the middle of Japan and Russia was the object of colonization, advancement and battle between these awesome countries amid long stretch. After annihilation of Russia in Russian-Japanese War (1904-1905) through the Treaty of Portsmuth (USA) the Southern piece of Sakhalin Island was joined to Japan. In 1907-1945 (till the thrashing of Japan in The World War II) Japanese Karafuto Prefecture existed there. Despite everything you can see a ton of Japanese authoritative and bisiness structures, Shinto holy places kept in Sakhalin.
Nature of Island is likewise extremely intriguing. There is a considerable measure of fabulous spots at the Sakhalin: The Velikan (Giant) Cape, The Tikhaya (Peaceful) Cove at the Terpeniya Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk, The Frog Mountain (goodbye rock utilized by antiquated Ainu individuals as a sanctuary of the insight and the spot of customary ceremonies).