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Beyond the Steppe FrontierA History of the Sino-Russian Border$
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Sören Urbansky

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780691181684

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.001.0001

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The Soviet State at the Border

The Soviet State at the Border

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(p.123) 4 The Soviet State at the Border
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Beyond the Steppe Frontier
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Sören Urbansky

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.003.0005

This chapter considers further breakdowns in Sino-Soviet relations. It introduces collectivization and other radical early Soviet programs of domestication that prohibited rather than regulated cross-border contacts and shows how they altered the political, ethnic, economic, and social landscapes in the upper Argun basin. After 1917, the new leadership in Moscow professed commitment to anti-imperialism, declaring equality with China. When the Soviet regime started consolidating its power along its borders with China, disregarding earlier promises to renounce tsarist privileges in that nation, it continued down the avenue that the tsarist government had pursued decades earlier. For its part, ignoring Bolshevik diplomatic maneuvers, the Chinese sought to exploit the roiling disorder of revolutionary Russia.

Keywords:   collectivization, domestication, cross-border contacts, anti-imperialism, revolutionary Russia, Bolshevik diplomatic maneuvers, Sino-Soviet relations

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