ISSN 2409-5834

Red Cross Activities in the Amur Governorate General at the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries

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Victoriya V. Romanova


The formation and activities of the Red Cross in the Amur Governorate General, which was established in 1884, are studied on the basis of archival documents. The complex natural and climatic conditions, inadequate health systems and the high mortality rate, proximity to disadvantaged countries in epidemiological terms, as well as the diffi cult military and political situation in the region, all led to the need for the development of the Red Cross movement in the Russian Far East

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