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According to the link in the question: "This attack provided France and the United Kingdom with the justification for declaring war on Russia in early 1854 in support of the Ottoman Empire." Basically, the British ambassador wanted the Turks to lose the battle so that Britain would have an excuse for getting into the war. At the time, Russia was far ...



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