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Some key dates

1853 
5 OctoberTurkey declares war on Russia
30 NovemberRussian naval victory at Sinope
1854 
28 MarchBritain and France declare war on Russia
5 AprilAllies land at Gallipoli
28 MayAllies move to Varna
5 SeptemberAllies leave Varna for Crimea
14 SeptemberAllies land at Old Fort
20 SeptemberBattle of the Alma
23 SeptemberRussian ships in Sebastopol scuttled
24 SeptemberAllies march around Sebastopol
26 SeptemberAllies take Balaclava
29 SeptemberSt Arnaud dies
17 OctoberBombardment of Sebastopol starts
25 OctoberBattle of Balaclava
26 October"Little Inkerman"
5 NovemberBattle of Inkerman
 Florence Nightingale arrives at Scutari
1855 
5 FebruaryPalmerston becomes Prime Minister
2 MarchDeath of Nicholas I
 Alexander II recalls Menshikov
28 JuneRaglan dies
9 SeptemberRussians evacuate Sebastopol
1856 
29 FebruaryArmistice
30 MarchTreaty of Paris

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