Editors. "Franco-Russian alliance is extended". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19291, accessed 25 May 2013.]
French foreign minister Théophile Delcassé makes a diplomatic visit to St Petersburg, and successfully extends the Franco-Russian alliance which has been in place since 1894.