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Then Russian [[Caucasus Viceroyalty (1801–1917)|commander-in-chief]] in the Caucasus, [[Aleksey Yermolov]], convinced that he had insufficient resources to battle the Iranians, ordered for the withdrawal from Ganja, which was thus retaken as well.{{sfn|Tucker|2010|pages=1147-1148}}{{sfn|Axworthy|2010|page=273}}
 
Then Russian [[Caucasus Viceroyalty (1801–1917)|commander-in-chief]] in the Caucasus, [[Aleksey Yermolov]], convinced that he had insufficient resources to battle the Iranians, ordered for the withdrawal from Ganja, which was thus retaken as well.{{sfn|Tucker|2010|pages=1147-1148}}{{sfn|Axworthy|2010|page=273}}
   
Yermolov's successor, [[Ivan Paskevich]], now with additional resources, started the counteroffensive.{{sfn|Tucker|2010|page=1148}} At Ganja, in late September 1826, the Iranian and Russian armies met, and Abbas Mirza and his men were defeated.{{sfn|Tucker|2010|page=1148}} As a result, the Iranian army was forced to retreat across the Aras river.{{sfn|Tucker|2010|page=1148}}
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Yermolov's successor, [[Ivan Paskevich]], now with additional resources, started the counteroffensive.{{sfn|Tucker|2010|page=1148}} At Ganja, in late September 1826, the Iranian and Russian armies met, and Abbas Mirza and his men were defeated.{{sfn|Tucker|2010|page=1148}} As a result, the Iranian army was forced to retreat across the [[Aras (river)|Aras river]].{{sfn|Tucker|2010|page=1148}}
   
 
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