Since his victory over Tsar Alexander in 1807 and the Treaty of Tilsit, France and Russia are officially allies. But Alexander doesn't support Napoleon's expansionist strategy. To Napoleon, Russia's behavior makes it an enemy of France. Ignoring calls for caution, Napoleon invades Russia in 1811.
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