Congress of Paris (1856): Difference between revisions

The territories of Russia and Turkey were restored to their prewar boundaries.<ref name="Congress"/> The [[Black Sea]] was neutralized so that no warships were allowed to enter; however, it was open to all other nations.<ref name="Congress"/> It also opened the [[Danube River]] for shipping from all nations.<ref name="Britannica"/>
The results of the Treaty of Paris (1856) were immediately eroded and revised. In the Danube principalities rose movement for their Union. The crucial stage came in the years 1857-1861. In 1861 Turkey lost control over the territory ruminskiand principalitiesthen it was formed independent state of Romania.
The peace conditions of the Paris Congress collapsed with the defeat of France in the war with Prussia in 1870-71. Immediately after the defeat of the French army at Sedan and the abdication of Emperor Napoleon III, Russia announced its refusal to comply with the terms of the Treaty of 1856.
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