Obreskov Alexei Mikhailovich( Prominent Russian diplomat)
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Biography Obreskov Alexei Mikhailovich
(1718 - 1787). Studied at the Gentry case. Served at the embassy in Constantinople, . He familiarized himself with local conditions, . studied Turkish and Greek, . performing difficult diplomatic assignments, . while sometimes showing great courage (eg, . trying to capture in Turkey pretender, . pretending to be a son of Tsar Ivan Alekseevich),
. In 1751, Mr.. He was appointed in Constantinople, attorneys, and then there was also a resident. His main goal was to achieve the conclusion of the Treaty, under which Russia would have the right to complete freedom of trade in the waters of the Black Sea, as well as the right of intercession for the Christians of the Balkan Peninsula. This activity Obreskova, . prepared the success of Russia in the era of Kuchuk Kainarji, . Obreskova made the situation very difficult, . created him enemies in the face of Prussia, . Austria and Poland and provoked resentment against, . manifested in the brutal measures, . taken against him and the entire Russian Embassy,
. When in 1768, Mr.. the war with Russia, Obreskov other was put in the dungeon Edikulskogo castle and only later translated into more tolerable conditions. From detention, he corresponded with Panin, and gave the government a number of valuable advice. Released in 1771, he participated in Fokshanskom and the Bucharest Congress, but did not manage to arrive Kuchuk Kaynardzha. After the conclusion of peace Obreskov served in the College of Foreign Affairs.