The Crimean War (1853-56), was the first war to receive extensive newspaper coverage. The war was fought in what is now Ukraine between Russia and an alliance composed of Ottoman Turkey, France, England, and Sardinia-Piedmont. the news reports were telegraphed from the combat zone by William Howard Russell (reporter on the ground at the time), who appeared in The Times of London.
William Howard Russell
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The Crimean War (French: Guerre de Crimée; Russian: Кры́мская война́ Krymskaya voina or Russian: Восто́чная война́ Vostochnaya voina (“Eastern War”); Turkish: Kırım Savaşı) was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire and Sardinia.
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Crimean War, (October 1853–February 1856), war fought mainly on the Crimean Peninsula between the Russians and the British, French, and Ottoman Turkish, with support from January 1855 by the army of Sardinia-Piedmont.
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