NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)
14th April, 1907 : Manchuria will be tomorrow once again under the Chinese rule. The last detachments of Japanese troops, which had been stationed in the region of Mukden since the Japanese Army inflicted humiliating defeats on the Russians there, are leaving. The evacuation is being carried out under the terms of the Treaty of Portsmouth, signed in New Hampshire, USA, which brought the four-year Russo-Japanese War to an end. Chinese troops will move to keep order during what is expected to be a rapid changeover of administration. China thanked Japan for leaving and the Russians left a month early.
[No thank you to USA which had nothing to gain in this imperialist affair, as usual. Why do they still bother? Could Ron Paul be right?]