Portsmouth, Treaty of
- (1905) Peace settlement that ended the Russo-Japanese War.It was mediated by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt and signed at the U.S. naval base near Portsmouth, N.H. By its terms, Russia recognized Japan as the dominant power in Korea and ceded its leases to Port Arthur (now Lüshun) and the Liaodong Peninsula, as well as the southern half of Sakhalin, to Japan. Both powers agreed to restore Manchuria to China.
* * *▪ Japanese-Russian history(Sept. 5 [Aug. 23, Old Style], 1905), peace settlement signed at Kittery, Maine, U.S., ending the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–05. According to the terms of the treaty, which was mediated by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt (Roosevelt, Theodore), the defeated Russians recognized Japan as the dominant power in Korea and turned over their leases of Port Arthur and the Liaodong Peninsula, as well as the southern half of Sakhalin Island, to Japan. Both powers agreed to restore Manchuria to China.
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