What was the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878)?

Introduction The Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 (24 April 1877 to 03 March 1878) (Turkish: 93 Harbi, lit. ’War of ’93′, named for the year 1293 in the Islamic calendar; Bulgarian: Руско-турска Освободителна война, romanised: Rusko-turska Osvoboditelna vojna, “Russian-Turkish Liberation war”) was a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Orthodox coalition led by the Russian… Read More

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What was the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878)?

Introduction The Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 (Turkish: 93 Harbi, lit. ‘War of ’93’, named for the year 1293 in the Islamic calendar; Bulgarian: Руско–турска Освободителна война, romanised: Rusko-turska Osvoboditelna vojna, “Russian-Turkish Liberation war”) was a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Orthodox coalition led by the Russian Empire and composed of Bulgaria, Romania,… Read More

What was the Battle of Slivnitsa (1885)?

Introduction The Battle of Slivnitsa (Bulgarian: Битка при Сливница, Serbian: Битка на Сливници) was a decisive victory of the Bulgarian army over the Serbians on 17 to 19 November 1885 in the Serbo-Bulgarian War. It solidified the unification between the Kingdom of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia. Background The conclusion of the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878) and… Read More