There has been a reoccurring curiosity concerning the Truth that exist about the relationship between Russia and Ethiopia.
In March, 1896, Ethiopian forces under the leadership of Emperor Menelik II during The battle of Adwa. Menelik invited Leontiev to return to Ethiopia with a Russian military mission. In 1895 Leontiev organized a delivery of Russian weapons for Ethiopia with:
5000 sabres with a few cannons.
The presence of the Russian advisers at the battle of Adwa helped the Ethiopians achieve victory in the first Italo-Ethiopian War. The Russian advisor Leonid Artamonov wrote that the Ethiopian artillery comprised 42 Russian mountain guns supported by a team of fifteen advisers.
On researcher found Germany, England and the United States funded the uprising of Bolsheviks. This led to the fall of the Russian Empire and the implementation of Communism with Lenin as their leader and the creation of the USSR. This tid bit of information is left out researching the indigenous history of America when you are led to Ethiopia’s Empire.
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