Mikhail Alexandrovich Kovalchouk – Doctor of Science (History), Professor of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law at Far Eastern State Transportation University.
Sergey Vasilievich Bobyshev is Doctor of Science (History), Professor, Head of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, Far Eastern State Transportation University.
The article investigates the role the transport of the Far East played in the armed conflicts in the first quarter of the twentieth century, specifically in the «Boxer rebellion» in China, which directly affected the territory of the Russian Far East; also are considered the Russo-Japanese War and WWI, the revolution of 1917, the Civil War and intervention, all of which covered a significant temporal span. In all of the aforementioned military events transport communication played a key role.
transport, the Russo-Japanese War, revolution, the Civil War, railway, marine transport, river transport.