Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire (16 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

This was because the Ottomans would not introduce reforms of benefit to Christians under their rule.

Citation:
Editors. "Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5214, accessed 09 December 2016.]