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Russia's Vladivostok celebration irks Chinese diplomat, says 'in the past it was our Haishenwai'
TimesNowNews ^ | 7.3.2020 | Sidharth Shekhar

Posted on 07/05/2020 5:39:55 PM PDT by libh8er

A video posted on Chinese microblogging website Weibo by the Russian embassy of a party held today to celebrate the 160th anniversary of Vladivostok sparked online outrage with Chinese diplomats, journalists and users referring to the city by its old name ‘Haishenwai’.

Vladivostok which once used to be part of China’s Qing dynasty and was known as Haishenwai was annexed by the Russian empire in 1860 after China’s defeat by the British and the French in the Second Opium war.

Reacting to Russian embassy’s tweet, Shen Shiwei, a journalist working with the state-owned broadcaster CGTN, tweeted: “This “tweet” of #Russian embassy to #China isn’t so welcome on Weibo. The history of Vladivostok (literally 'Ruler of the East') is from 1860 when Russia built a military harbor. But the city was Haishenwai as Chinese land, before Russia annexed it via unequal Treaty of Beijing.”

Russia's Vladivostok celebration irks Chinese diplomat, says 'in the past it was our Haishenwai'World Sidharth ShekharSidharth ShekharUpdated Jul 03, 2020 | 00:34 IST Russia's Vladivostok once used to be part of China’s Qing dynasty and was known as Haishenwai. Vladivostok which once used to be part of China’s Qing dynasty and was known as Haishenwai Vladivostok which once used to be part of China’s Qing dynasty and was known as Haishenwai KEY HIGHLIGHTS'Vladivostok was Haishenwai before Russia annexed it via unequal Treaty of Beijing'China has also encroached Nepalese territoryChina has also made territorial claims on Bhutan's Trashigang district New Delhi: A video posted on Chinese microblogging website Weibo by the Russian embassy of a party held today to celebrate the 160th anniversary of Vladivostok sparked online outrage with Chinese diplomats, journalists and users referring to the city by its old name ‘Haishenwai’.

Vladivostok which once used to be part of China’s Qing dynasty and was known as Haishenwai was annexed by the Russian empire in 1860 after China’s defeat by the British and the French in the Second Opium war.

Reacting to Russian embassy’s tweet, Shen Shiwei, a journalist working with the state-owned broadcaster CGTN, tweeted: “This “tweet” of #Russian embassy to #China isn’t so welcome on Weibo. The history of Vladivostok (literally 'Ruler of the East') is from 1860 when Russia built a military harbor. But the city was Haishenwai as Chinese land, before Russia annexed it via unequal Treaty of Beijing.”

'In the past, Vladivostok was our Haishenwai' Zhang Heqing, a Chinese diplomat currently posted in the embassy in Pakistan said, “Isn’t this what in the past was our Haishenwai?”

“Today we can only endure, but the Chinese people will remember, and one generation after another will continue to remember!” and another wrote, “We must believe that this ancestral land will return home in the future!” SCMP quoted one Weibo user as saying.

Sino-Soviet border conflict had brought the two Communist nations at the brink of war when in March 1969; PLA troops ambushed Soviet border guards on Zhenbao Island.

While Chinese sources claimed that 58 Soviets soldiers died including a senior colonel, the Soviet sources said that 248 Chinese troops were killed on the island.

China claims Bhutan's Trashigang district After claiming India’s Galwan Valley, China also opened a new border dispute with Bhutan.

At a virtual meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) held in the first week of June, Beijing objected to the grant for Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) in Bhutan’s Trashigang district calling the area “disputed”.

Objecting to China’s statement, Bhutan later issued a formal letter to the GEF council urging the GEF council to purge all references of China’s baseless claims from Council’s documents.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1860; china; haishenwai; qingdynasty; russia; treatyofbeijing; vladivostok

1 posted on 07/05/2020 5:39:55 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: libh8er

It would be a good thing,possibly, if Russia Nd the PRC became active enemies.


2 posted on 07/05/2020 5:42:54 PM PDT by Fai Mao (There is no justice until The PIAPS is legally executed)
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To: libh8er

Once upon a time there was only one country on earth - China. Over the years various provinces broke away from the motherland, illegally, and other nations were formed : Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea, the United States, Congo, Australia, Tuvalu.. to name but a few. Some day these illegal breakaway provinces - these renegade so called nations - will be reunited, peacefully or otherwise, with the mainland and China will be one again.


3 posted on 07/05/2020 5:45:41 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: libh8er

The “middle” kingdom


4 posted on 07/05/2020 5:53:06 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Like Enoch, Noah, & Lot, the True Church will soon be removed & then destruction comes forth.)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

The “central” kingdom


5 posted on 07/05/2020 5:55:14 PM PDT by captain_dave
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To: libh8er

“Free Tibet”...


6 posted on 07/05/2020 6:17:44 PM PDT by glasseye ("A policeman's job is only easy in a police state." Orson Welles)
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To: libh8er
...before Russia annexed it via unequal Treaty of Beijing

Unequal treaties are what you get when you lose a war.

7 posted on 07/05/2020 6:24:39 PM PDT by SeeSharp
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To: libh8er

The irony here is interesting. Russia/USSR spent a lot of time last century and this trying to reclaim lost territory—Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and more recently Crimea, Ukraine, Moldova. The fact that China remembers—karma.


8 posted on 07/05/2020 6:31:10 PM PDT by hanamizu
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To: libh8er

China is asking India, Nepal and Bhutan to donate border space because it needs an unrestricted corridor to the Bay of Bengal to ensure their ability to deliver goods and services to Africa and South America.


9 posted on 07/05/2020 6:32:14 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba ("It's a lie. It's all lies.")
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To: Fai Mao

I think the russians are calculatedly egging on the CHinese to go kinetic and violent against them and India, so that they can take it back over with the help of India, much like Hitler was their ice breaker. RUssia would then own South Asia, a bigger and maybe easier prize than prying EUrope from the US.


10 posted on 07/05/2020 6:50:49 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security in hatse:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: libh8er

Do you always stutter when you type?


11 posted on 07/05/2020 7:59:18 PM PDT by Alas Babylon! (The prisons do not fill themselves. Get moving, Barr!)
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To: Alas Babylon!

J/K!


12 posted on 07/05/2020 8:01:45 PM PDT by Alas Babylon! (The prisons do not fill themselves. Get moving, Barr!)
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To: Fai Mao

[It would be a good thing,possibly, if Russia Nd the PRC became active enemies.]


They are friends in the way Germany and Russia were friends until Germany got done with France and the Low Countries. But since both countries are neighbors with far smaller nations with nominal defense budgets, there’s plenty of expanding to do before they run up against each other on the other side of the globe.


13 posted on 07/06/2020 12:12:00 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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China thinking to expand in that direction ??

Russia has nukes.

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14 posted on 07/06/2020 1:53:09 AM PDT by elbook
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To: glasseye

Yeah whatever happened to Tibet? Used to be the lefts thing until Trump got here. Poor little Tibetans left out now from social justice


15 posted on 07/06/2020 2:30:24 AM PDT by pangaea6
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To: libh8er

Just like everywhere in the US is an Indian burial ground, all of Asia used to be part of China.


16 posted on 07/06/2020 3:54:35 AM PDT by angmo (America invented the Moon, so we could go there.)
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To: KC_Lion

Ping.


17 posted on 07/06/2020 10:15:56 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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