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old style], 1900, St Petersburg), Russian diplomat and statesman who at the end
of the 19th century directed Russia's activities in the Far East and played a major
role in developments leading to the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War ...
In 1816, despite damage done to his prestige by the discovery of a Franco-
Austrian agreement aimed against Russia, Nesselrode was appointed director of
the college of foreign affairs and in 1822 assumed full control of the conduct of ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc. Olympic Champions 1998-2000, Summer Games
2000 (continued) kg 185 kg 225.0 kg 222.5 kg 242.5 kg 242.5 Azer. Iran Russia
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