Peace of Turkmanchai between Persia and Russia

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Historical Context Note

Persia and Russia sign the Peace of Turkmanchai, ending the war which has been fought between them for the past two years. By the terms of this agreement, the defeated Persia cedes part of Armenia, including Yerevan, to Russia.
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Citation:
Editors. "Peace of Turkmanchai between Persia and Russia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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