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The Battle for Shipka

Author: Valentina Kolesnikova


August 1997
Russian Calendar
Page 27   ( 1 pages)


Summary: An important battle was fought at Shipka, during the Russo-Turkish ware of 1877-1878, and it built a bridge in Bulgarian-Russian relations that has persisted to this day.


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