The interpreter (Kuropatkin spoke neither English nor German) stood at our left.
No doubt Kuropatkin believed that that butchery had cowed the natives for all time.
At the same time General Kuropatkin was appointed commander of the Russian land forces.
If Kuropatkin could see just one of these awful onslaughts, he would run up the white flag and hie himself to safety.
Kuropatkin retired to Harbin, and then returned to serve under the new commander-in-chief.
Skobeleff sent his righthand man, Kuropatkin, to occupy Askabad, and reconnoitre towards Merv.
He believed that the best foundation for Russia's supremacy lay in industrial development; Kuropatkin trusted in the sword.
As a modern representative of might and force Kuropatkin seemed to be an improved edition of Genghis and Tamerlane.
Were Kuropatkin able to fulfill his rash threat of invading Japan, the nation would probably rise as one man.
Frequent conferences took place between Kuropatkin and this officer, who always used to come in a special train to Liao-yang.