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In December 1880 Geok Tepe was attacked by 6000 Russians under General Skobelev, and after the siege pf Geok-Tepe lasting twenty-three days the city was carried by storm, although the defenders numbered 25,000.
A monument and a small museum used to commemorate the event before the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Initial text from the 1911 encyclopedia. Please update as needed.
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