Russian ships enter Bosphorus to aid Turkey against Egypt

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Historical Context Note

Russian ships enter the Bosphorus straits on their way to Constantinople. They have arrived to aid the Ottoman Turks against Egypt, after a conference with the Sultan.
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Citation:
Editors. "Russian ships enter Bosphorus to aid Turkey against Egypt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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