Does a country conquer territory from another country or should some other preposition be used? Am I supposed to use some other verb ('win', 'reclaim')?

The Russian Empire conquered the territory from the Ottoman Empire in the late 17th century.

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    Yes, conquered from is fine. Sep 11, 2020 at 7:24

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Yes, as Kate Bunting commented, 'from' is fine.

As for the verbs, 'win' and 'reclaim' do not quite mean the same as 'conquer'.

You may want to consider 'annex'.

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