Crimean War

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English: The Crimean War (1853-1856) was fought between the forces of Imperial Russia and an alliance of the British Empire, the Second French Empire, the Kingdom of Sardinia and the Ottoman Empire. The majority of the conflict took place on the Crimean Peninsula on the north coast of the Black Sea, with smaller military and naval conflicts extending to the wider Black Sea region, including modern-day Romania and Bulgaria, Ottoman Armenia, modern-day Eastern Turkey, the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea off Helsinki and St. Petersburg, and in the North Pacific around the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Kuril Islands.