Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire

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Historical Context Note

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

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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 25 October 2014.]