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- Created on: 22-02-17 11:28
Became more defensive after Russo-Japanese war defeat 1905
The Tsar attempted to expand eastwards into Asia which led to the 1905 Russo-Japanese war, which Russia lost. Foreign policy became increasinly defensive after this defeat. AGGRESSIVE THEN DEFENSIVE/ IDEOLOGY
WARM WATER PORT AND DARDANELLE STRAITS:
Russia was forced to turn its attention back to to Europe and the Balkans.