Russian expedition to Khiva fails

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Mongol and Turkic Writing and Culture .

A Russian expedition to attempt to seize the city of Khiva (in present-day Uzbekistan) fails.
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Editors. "Russian expedition to Khiva fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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