Aleksey Abaza( Rear-Admiral, politician.)
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Born in 1853, was the commander of the cruiser "Svetlana", in 1902 - 03 years commanded a detachment of Marine Cadet Corps. In 1903, when it created the Committee on Affairs Far East,. appointed manager of his affairs. In this position, A. enjoyed entree Emperor, had a significant impact on diplomatic negotiations with Japan, pushing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Confident in the weakness of Japan, he led to her highly provocative policies that led to war. In 1905, the Committee was abolished. - See. Documents on the negotiations with Japan 1903 - 04, are stored in the Office of the Special Committee of the Far East ", Saint Petersburg., 1905 (the so-called" Crimson Book ", is extremely rare; extract from it in the" liberation "N 73); note gr. Lamsdorff about this book in the Journal of Europe ", 1907, N 4.