Swedish infantry charging over the trench, Battle of Poltava, Great Northern War

Swedish infantry charging over the trench, Battle of Poltava, Great Northern War

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Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava, Great Northern War

Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava, Great Northern War

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On June 27th, 1709 one of the famous events in the World History took place - The Battle of Poltava. Russian military headed by Peter The Great won a brilliant victory over the Swedish army headed by Karl the XII. The Battle of Poltava is an unfading example of the feat of arms, courage and valour of the people for their independence. The victory at the Battle of Poltava saved the Ukrainian and Byelorussian peoples from enslavement, strengthened their friendship with the Russian people.

On June 27th, 1709 one of the famous events in the World History took place - The Battle of Poltava. Russian military headed by Peter The Great won a brilliant victory over the Swedish army headed by Karl the XII. The Battle of Poltava is an unfading example of the feat of arms, courage and valour of the people for their independence. The victory at the Battle of Poltava saved the Ukrainian and Byelorussian peoples from enslavement, strengthened their friendship with the Russian people.

The Battle of Poltava is widely believed to have been the beginning of Sweden's decline as a Great Power, as the tsardom of Russia took their place as the leading nation of north-eastern Europe. The battle also bears some importance in Ukrainian national history: indeed, hetman Ivan Mazepa sided with the Swedes, as he sought to create an uprising in Ukraine, against the tsardom.

The Battle of Poltava is widely believed to have been the beginning of Sweden's decline as a Great Power, as the tsardom of Russia took their place as the leading nation of north-eastern Europe. The battle also bears some importance in Ukrainian national history: indeed, hetman Ivan Mazepa sided with the Swedes, as he sought to create an uprising in Ukraine, against the tsardom.

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Battle of Poltava - Wikipedia

Battle of Poltava - Wikipedia

Mikhail Lomonosov’s Mosaic of the Battle of Poltava   Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-65) was one of the leading figures of the Russian Enlightenment. Born in Archangel province, he became a polymath who excelled in fields as diverse as physics, chemistry, philology and poetry.   Lomonosov is considered one of the fathers of the modern Russian tongue, but perhaps his greatest achievement was co-founding Moscow University (named Lomonosov State University in his honour) along with his patron, M...

Mikhail Lomonosov’s Mosaic of the Battle of Poltava Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-65) was one of the leading figures of the Russian Enlightenment. Born in Archangel province, he became a polymath who excelled in fields as diverse as physics, chemistry, philology and poetry. Lomonosov is considered one of the fathers of the modern Russian tongue, but perhaps his greatest achievement was co-founding Moscow University (named Lomonosov State University in his honour) along with his patron, M...

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