|Aleksei Mikhailovich Abaza|
|Known for||Royal Dignitary, Rear Admiral 1903|
Aleksei Mikhailovich Abaza was a Royal Dignitary of Russia and served as a Rear Admiral in 1903. He was one of the leading committee members which governed foreign affairs with an emphasis on Far Eastern issues.
Abaza was part of the Bezobrazov group, along with his cousin Alexander Bezobrazov, Secretary of State, and Admiral Evegeni Alexseev, and their policies that contributed predominantly to the Russo-Japanese War, after which the committee was abandoned and Abaza became a Royal Naval officer.
- ↑ http://persona.rin.ru/eng/view/f/0/22223/aleksey-abaza
- ↑ http://eng.sovr.ru/expo/japan-1904-1905/
- ↑ March, G. Patrick (1996). Eastern Destiny: Russia in Asia and the North Pacific. Greenwood Press. pp. 181. ISBN 978-0275955663. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Nq18znjAE5YC&pg=PA180&lpg=PA180&dq=aleksandr+Bezobrazov&source=bl&ots=_PXIA24uUb&sig=xPHBDWvZlw00rFW17li16zahnns&hl=en&sa=X&ei=rrgVUeTtHvG10QXwsIHoDw&ved=0CEIQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=aleksandr%20Bezobrazov&f=false.
- ↑ Gollin, Alfred M. (1984). No Longer an Island: Britain and the Wright Brothers, 1902-1909. Stanford University Press. pp. 261. ISBN 978-0804712651. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=xT2rAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PA261&ots=zuJWEJ8IQ0&dq=admiral%20Abaza&pg=PA261#v=onepage&q=admiral%20Abaza&f=false.
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