Alexander Menshikov claims Russian protection for Christian Ottomans (19 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 2.1.1.01: Ottoman Writing and Culture, 1453-1922.

Context

Prince Alexander Menshikov, Russian emissary to Turkey, asserts a Russian protectorate over the Christian subjects of the Ottoman Empire.

Citation:
Editors. "Alexander Menshikov claims Russian protection for Christian Ottomans". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18282, accessed 08 December 2016.]