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1878: Congress of Berlin

Congress of Berlin
Congress of Berlin

The anti-Ottoman wars of 1875-78 and the Congress of Berlin which was to see Montenegro recognised as an independent state saw a huge increase in the size of the territory under Cetinje's control. While the Congress left Serbia which had hoped to acquire Bosnia disappointed Roberts notes that Montenegro:

…appeared to have emerged from it in a far better position than Serbia. To the north, in what had been Hercegovina, it kept Nik

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