English translation: impeded/hindered the development of XXX but (in the end) determined its course
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11:02 Aug 13, 2004
Russian to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Military / Defense
Russian term or phrase:определила его направление
Эта война хотя и задержала развитие железнодорожного строительства, но определила его направление. - Although this war/military campaign delayed railway construction, ????