This week, we examine the run-up to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05. We look at the emerging rivalry between Russia and Japan following the Boxer Uprising, Japan’s surprise attack on Port Arthur, and the opening weeks of the war.
“God Save the Tsar”
Composed in 1833 by Alexei Lvov. Public domain.
Public domain recording. Source.
Composed in 1880 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Public domain.
Performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra. Public domain recording. Source.
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