War and Russia

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  • War In Russia
    • The Crimean War 1953-1956
      • Participants in the war
        • Russia
        • The Ottoman Empire, The French Empire, The British Empire and Sardinia
        • Long Term Causes
          • The Eastern Question
          • The Battle of Navarino Bay
          • The Akkerman Convention
          • The Treaty of Adrianople
          • The treaty of Unkiar Skelesi
          • The Straits Convention
        • Short Term Causes
          • Napoleon III made sure that  It was the duty of the French to protect Christians in the Holy Lands and not Russia, giving French Catholics special privileges over Russian orthodox Christians in the Ottoman Empire. This caused Nicholas to attack
      • Impact
        • Russia realised its own military and industrial incompetence which led to the emancipation of the serfs
      • Events
        • Turkish Fleet  being destroyed in 1853 causes Britain and France to gen involved
        • In 1854, Nicholas ignores the chance to withdraw
        • Nicholas withdraws from the principalities in 1854
        • Britain and France invade Crimea in 1854
        • Nicholas dies in 1854
        • The siege of Sevastopol happens from 1854-1855
        • Treaty of Paris in 1856
    • The Russo-Turkish War 1877-1878
      • Participants
        • Turkey
        • Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro
      • Short Term Causes
        • Russia wanted to stop the crisis in The Ottoman Empire. Russia threatened to attack Turkey unless a truce was called. In 1877 Russia declared war against Turkey
      • Long Term Causes
        • Russia and Austria both interested in the Balkans. Pan-Slavism
      • Impact
        • Russia was allowed to retain South Bessarabia and make gains in the Caucasus
      • Events
        • Army was in a stage of weakness during the Milyutin  reforms
        • In 1878, Russia agreed to an armistace
    • The Russian Revolution 1917
      • Impact
        • Divided the world into communist and anti-communist, turned Russia into a superpower, Lenin takes over and Russia leaves WWI
      • Causes
        • Rasputin, discontent of workers and peasants, Russia's military failures
      • Main Events
        • February Revolution
        • PG created
        • July days
        • Kornilov revolt
    • The Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905
      • Participants
        • Russia
        • Japan
      • Causes
        • Japan damaged 3 Russian ships at port Arthur
      • Impact
        • Led to concerns about the Tsar's ability to rule and autocracy in general
      • Main Events
        • The treaty of Portsmouth
    • WW1 1914-1918
      • Impact
        • A huge economic drain
      • Causes
        • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
        • Nationalism
        • Imperialsim
        • Militarism
      • Main Events
        • Russia goes to war in 1914
        • The Battle Of Tannenberg
        • Nicholas II makes himself commander in chief in 1915
        • Russia withdraws from the war in 1918
    • WWII 1939-1945
      • Impact
        • Over 27 million Russian casualties
        • Stalin had to make friends with the allies
        • Factories, production plants, mines, roads, dams, bridges and railway were badly affected
      • Causes
        • Fascism and Communism are political opposites
        • The Spanish Civil War
        • The Invasion of Studetenland
      • Events
        • Operation Barbarossa
        • Attack on Pearl Harbour
        • Stalingrad Surrender
    • The Cold War 1947-1991
      • Impact
        • Space Race
      • Causes
        • WWII alliance
        • Post War Estrangement
        • Conflicting ideologies
        • The Long Telegram
        • Iron Curtain Speech
        • Truman Doctorine
        • The Marshall Plan
        • Cominform
      • Events
        • The Cuban Missile Crisis
        • The Korean War
    • The Russian Civil War 1917-1922
      • Impact
        • 8,000,000 people lost their lives
      • Causes
        • Opposition To Lenin
        • The Russian Revolution
      • Main Events
        • The Red Terror

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