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In Russia

What did the US pay Russia for Alaska?

 In 1867, Russia sold Alaska to the United States for $7,200,000 or  about 2 cents an acre. The U.S. purchase was accomplished solely  through the determined efforts of Se (MORE)
In Russia

Why did Russia sell Alaska to the US?

Defending it would have required a major Pacific fleet which they did not have and could not afford to create at the time. More land they did not need and the price was right (MORE)
In Russia

Why did the US buy Alaska from Russia?

The primary motivation was to obtain clear title to Oregon  Territory,   To keep Russia setteling a large population into North America, and  the price was right.   (MORE)
In Russia

Why did Russia sell Alaska to us?

Q: Why did Russia sell Alaska to us? C: Good Question! A: The Russian Empire discovered Alaska somewhere in the 1800's. At this particular time, every country in the world (MORE)