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Questions tagged [russo-japanese-war]

Use this tag for questions about Russo-Japanese war (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905) fought between Russian Empire and Empire of Japan. For subsequent battles between the two nations during WW-II, use [tag:world-war-two] instead.

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What made the Russian Fleet suspect Japanese Torpedo boats were in North Sea in 1904/5?

I'm finding several references that during the Russia - Japanese war of 1904/1905 that the Russians had intelligence that suggested the Japanese either had torpedo boats present in the North Sea or ...
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Could the Russian fleet go via northern route to Port Arthur instead of via Cape of Good Hope?

Was there a route via the north of Russia that Admiral Rozhestvensky could have passed (maybe during the summer months) instead of the seven month odyssey of going through Cape of Good Hope around ...