Asked in World War 1History of EuropeHistory of Russia
Why did russia enter the world war 1?
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