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The Russian/Soviet Navy, 1900–1945

  • Christopher C. Lovett

Abstract

The Russian navy, like most navies in the 1890s, was influenced by the writings of the American Alfred Thayer Mahan, who advocated a blue-water fleet of battleships. Mahan had a loyal following in Russia, particularly in Nikolai Klado, who had popularized many of his ideas. Following the conclusion of the Sino-Japanese War in 1894, St. Petersburg notified Tokyo that Russia was sending a squadron of first-class battleships to the region. This threat resulted in the cession of Port Arthur to Russia. At the same time, the Admiralty maintained a squadron in the Mediterranean.

Keywords

Aircraft Carrier Naval Base Naval Officer Naval Power Naval Operation 
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© Robin Higham and Frederick W. Kagan 2002

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  • Christopher C. Lovett

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