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Superb Lecture on Russia's Defeat of Napoleon

  • By the great British historian of Tsarist Russia, Dominic Lieven
  • Russia played the central role in the defeat of Napoleon - far more important than that of Prussia, Austria or UK
  • Nontheless, historians have greatly downplayed Russia's role - including Russian historians themselves
  • Russia waged the 1812-1814 war with determination and immense cunning; Napoleon actually commanded greater resources than Tsar Alexander but the Russians brilliantly outthought the French
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