Did Russia have a chance of a more successful outcome of the Crimean War? Why Russia, which defeated the gigantic Napoleonic army, after a little over 40 years was unable to cope with the Anglo-French landing (even if it was strong and numerous)?
Yes, it could well Not with technology, but with the Russian spirit. Reasons for losing the Crimean War:
1. backwardness of development from the advanced powers.
2. mediocrity of the command. The army in the Crimea was commanded by Menshikov, who left Sevastopol to its own devices, closing the isthmus so that the Anglo-French army would not break into the interior of the country. The reason for Russia’s lagging behind England and France is the rule of Nicholas, who adhered to the old order, not reforming the army.
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