Even here, however, Islam opposes a strong barrier to russification.
The Treaty marks the end of the first stage in the russification of Manchuria.
But the efforts of the Finns to secure a modification of the russification policy were quite fruitless.
Russian railroads in Manchuria were the well-selected tool for the russification and final annexation of the province.
During my wanderings in these northern provinces I have found villages in every stage of russification.