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Russia today, and yesterday, has acted in a manner similar to the Barbary pirates.
The Treaty of Paris (1856) Reopened the Black Sea for International Trade by Banning Russian Warships
The Treaty of Paris (1856) which ended the Crimean War between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, the Second French Empire and the Kingdom of Sardinia reopened the Black Sea to international trade by banning Russian warships. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Paris_(1856)
The UK and allies won the Crimean War against Russia, which people may not know due to the poem the Charge of the Light Brigade.
“The Treaty of Paris of 1856 brought an end to the Crimean War between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, the Second French Empire and the Kingdom of Sardinia.
The treaty, signed on 30 March 1856 at the Congress of Paris, made the Black Sea neutral territory, closing it to all warships and prohibiting fortifications and the presence of armaments on its shores.
Russian warships were banned from sailing the Black Sea, which greatly decreased Russian influence over the Black Sea trade…
The treaty reopened the Black Sea for international trade to be safe and effectual after both the naval warfare of the Crimean War and the presence of Russian warships had made trade difficult, including many trade disputes.
The Treaty of Paris was influenced by the general public in France and Britain because the Crimean War, was one of the first wars in which the general public received relatively prompt media coverage of the events…”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Paris_(1856)
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