Europe 1878: Aftermath of the Russo-Turkish War
The Russian victory over Turkey alarmed the other Great Powers. At the Congress of Berlin, they overruled San Stefano. Russian gains were diminished, Bulgaria was divided into two much smaller states, Britain was granted control of Cyprus, and Austria was allowed to occupy Bosnia-Herzegovina.
4 Jun 1878 Cyprus Convention▲
Ottoman Empire grants control of Cyprus to Great Britain in exchange for British support at the Congress of Berlin.
13 Jun-13 Jul 1878 Congress of Berlin▲
Congress of Berlin reorganizes Balkans in wake of Russo-Turkish War
13 Jul 1878 Division of Bulgaria▲
Bulgaria split into autonomous Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia
29 Jul-20 Oct 1878 Austria-Hungary occupies Bosnia and Herzegovina▲
Austria-Hungary occupies Bosnia and Herzegovina