A petition has been opened under on the White House petition website seeking the return of Alaska to the Russian Federation.
The petition currently has almost 30,000 signatures, and need at least 100,000 signatures to elicit a response from the Presidency.
The petition reads,
Groups Siberian russians crossed the Isthmus (now the Bering Strait) 16-10 thousand years ago.
Russian began to settle on the Arctic coast, Aleuts inhabited the Aleutian Archipelago.
First visited Alaska August 21, 1732, members of the team boat “St. Gabriel »under the surveyor Gvozdev and assistant navigator I. Fedorov during the expedition Shestakov and DI Pavlutski 1729-1735 years
Vote for secession of Alaska from the United States and joining Russia.
While Alaska has been part of the United States for some time, it was, long ago, part of Russia. In 1867, Secretary of State William Seward purchased the land from Russia for about $7.2 million. It didn’t become a state until 1959. It also happens to be rich with natural resources, from oil to timber to gold.