Russia – USA: From the History of Relations
The relations between the two countries, which arose at the time of the formation of American statehood, and were based on close economic and political partnership, actively developed in the 19th - early 20th centuries. The culmination of cooperation between the two great powers was their allied efforts during the World War II. The selected materials of the late 18th - mid 20th century reveal different aspects of Russian-American relations.
At the suggestion of the representative of the American syndicate Loyet de Lobel on the construction of the Trans-Alaska-Siberia railway with a tunnel across the Bering Strait and at the suggestion of the American Jackson about granting him a concession for the construction of railways in Eastern Russia (Central Asia, Western Siberia , in the Urals).
Rutkowski's report on the topic: "The attitude of public opinion in the United States towards Russia, the reasons that caused the cooling of friendly relations, the American press and its influence."