Society will face a strong push: the road to Siberia, the connection with Siberia, trade can be increased by 10 times. And in the barren steppes of agriculture, increased livestock and even factories. Russia connected by roads with Asia, will say a new word, a new word altogether. Now it is only the beginning ...Southern line of Siberian road, the future of China. Empty, rich and unprotected lands of Siberia are a great temptation for Chinese people and there are many many of them not to think of trying to conquer them. But it could happen not now, but in 50 years.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, and V. G. Bazanov. 1972. Polnoe sobranie sochineniĭ v tridtsati tomakh. Leningrad: Nauka.