Sentence Examples

  • On their refusal the Russians attacked them at 3 a.m.
  • In 1810 it was captured by the Russians, who destroyed the fortifications.
  • A monument was erected in 1901 to commemorate the Russians who fell.
  • Three times captured by the Russians, in 1791, 1807 and 1828, and twice restored by them, in 1792 and 1812, it was finally left in their hands by the treaty of Adrianople in 1829.
  • During the Crimean War its fortifications were destroyed (1855) by the Russians themselves.