Alexander Menshikov claims Russian protection for Christian Ottomans

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Ottoman Writing and Culture, 1300-1922.

Prince Alexander Menshikov, Russian emissary to Turkey, asserts a Russian protectorate over the Christian subjects of the Ottoman Empire.
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Editors. "Alexander Menshikov claims Russian protection for Christian Ottomans". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011; last revised 30 November -1.
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