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Why did russia enter the world war 1?

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May 06, 2010 8:42PM

Russia entered the war after Austria declared war against Serbia, because Russia had made itself the guardian of all Slavic and/or Eastern Orthodox peoples, particuraly the South-Slavs in the Balkans who had for centuries been under Muslim-Ottoman domination.

It began with the Boer War