Crimean War (1853-1856) (6/6)

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The Crimean War was an armed military conflict fought between two factions consisting of the British Empire, France and the Ottoman Empire (modern-day Turkey) on one, and the Russian Empire on the other. It was motivated primarily by joint English and French interests in maintaining the balance of power in the east, and their concerns that the already decaying Ottoman Empire would not survive the war without western intervention. In total, the war saw the loss of around fifty-thousand British troops.

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