Erzurum and Van Are Suitable for Expansive

Erzurum and Van Are Suitable for Expansive Settlement by Russians – Alexander Krivoshein, February 1915

In the spring of 1916, the United Kingdom and France signed the secret Sykes-Picot agreement on the division of the territory of the Ottoman Empire. Under this treaty, after the war, Russia, in addition to the Straits and Constantinople, would receive entire southwestern Armenia and a part of northern Kurdistan. Britain planned to seize Palestine …

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