The Russo-Turkish campaigns of 1828 and 1829

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1854 - 448 pages
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Page 432 - Elles occupent déjà les eaux et ports de la domination Ottomane à portée des Dardanelles. Par cette attitude avancée, les deux Puissances nous ont placés sous le poids d'une démonstration comminatoire, qui comme nous le leur avions fait pressentir, devait ajouter à la crise de nouvelles complications. En présence du refus de la Porte, appuyé par la manifestation de la France et de l'Angleterre, il nous devient plus que jamais impossible de modifier les résolutions qu'en avait fait dépendre...

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