Peter the Great's Khivan expedition in 1717 succeeds


Ad Honoris
May 2014
What if Peter the Great's 1717 expedition to conquer Khiva would have succeeded?

FTR, this article contains some information on this expedition--which failed in real life:

Alexander Bekovich-Cherkassky - Wikipedia

Success in this expedition would have meant a successful Russian penetration of Central Asia much earlier than in real life. In turn, the crucial question would be this--what would have happened afterwards?

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