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Did Russia beat Turkey in WWI?

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Submitted by Vivarto (Israel), Dec 22, 2015 at 06:02

I was under the impression that WWI ended with Russia backing out and letting Turks have the territory. (Mostly what Armenians claimed for themselves).

I don't think Russia won 1914 - 18

But maybe I am mistaken.

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Russia was on the winning side and Turkey on the losing side in World War I.

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