AUTHOR: Gennadiy Ivanovich MALYSHENKO Danubius, XXXV, Galaţi, 2017, pp. 133-152. Abstract The article examines the causes of the Pan-Asianism spread among the Russian Cossacks resident to the North-Eastern provinces of China. The presence of that ideology revealed an intention of the Japanese military leadership to extend their military expansion into the inner provinces of China….