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The Battle of Kulikovo (Куликовская битва in Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4-7 Genetic classification... Russian language), also called Battle on the Snipes' Field, was fought between the Tatars or Tartars is a collective name applied to the Turkic-speaking people of Europe and Asia. Most Tatars live in the central and southern parts of Russia, Ukraine, and in Bulgaria, China, Kazakhstan, Romania, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. They collectively numbered more than 8 million in the late 20th century... Tartars and Honorary A guard is either a person or an organisation. It may be a person who looks after the safety of people or property, and/or make sure prisoners do not escape. It may also be a part of the military. It can also be an object, a fireguard for... Mongols (the This article refers to the Mongol state in what is now Russia. For the Irish rock band, see The Golden Horde (band). History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia -1... Early East Slavs History of Russia... Golden Horde), against the The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4... Russians. The battle took place on September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). There are 114 days remaining. September Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23... September 8, Years: Years: 1374 1375 1376 - 1377 - 1378 1379 1380 Decades: 1340s 1350s 1360s - 1370s - 1380s 1390s 1400s Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Contents // 1 Events 2 Arts and Literature 3 Births 4 Deaths Events January 17 – Gregory XI enters Rome. January 27 - The Bad Parliament begins sitting... 1380 at the Kulikovo field near the This article is about the river in Western Russia. For other rivers with the same name, see There are at several rivers named Don: Don River, Russia Don River, Toronto River Don, England River Don, Aberdeenshire This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... Don River (now Tula Oblast (Ту́льская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia. Its administrative center is the city of Tula. Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Tula Oblast) and resulted in a The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4... Russian victory.


Combined Russian armies under the command of the prince of Moscow Dmitri Ivanovich (later called Grand Prince (Velikiy Kniaz) Dmitri Ivanovich Donskoi (Дмитрий Донской, in Russian) (October 12, 1350 - 1389) was a Russian ruler (1359 - 1389). His thirty year reign saw great changes in Russia and was the beginning of the end for... Dmitri Donskoi) faced much larger Horde forces under the command of Mamai (or Mamay) was a powerful military commander of Golden Horde in the 1370s, who resided in the western part of this nomadic state, which is now the Southern Ukrainian Steppes and the Crimean Peninsula. He split apart from Khans of the Golden Horde, trying to establish his own state... Mamai, the strong military leader of the This article refers to the Mongol state in what is now Russia. For the Irish rock band, see The Golden Horde (band). History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia -1... Early East Slavs History of Russia... Golden Horde. His allies, prince Oleg of Ryazan (Рязань) is a city in Central Russia federal district, an administrative center of the Ryazan Oblast. It is located on the Oka River 196 km south-east of Moscow. Population: 521,700 (census 2002) Ryazan is twinned with Münster. History It is argued... Ryazan (a rival prince) and King Wladislaus II on Jan Matejkos painting Wladislaus II Jagiello (Polish Władysław II Jagiełło, Lithuanian Jogaila, and in Belarusian as Jahajla (Ягайла)) (c.1350-1434), grand duke of Lithuania from 1377 (or 1378) until 1392 (or 1401), became... Vladislaus II Jogaila from The Republic of Lithuania (in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba) Spoken in: Lithuania and 18 other countries Region: Eastern Europe Total speakers: 4 million Ranking: Genetic classification: Indo-European  Baltic   Eastern    Lithuanian Official status Official language of: Lithuania Regulated by: - Language codes ISO 639-1... Lithuania were late to the battle. Old Russian poem Zadonschina («Задонщина» in Russian; could be translated as the region beyond the Don River) is a Russian literary monument of the late 14th century, which tells about the Battle of Kulikovo in 1380. Russian historians believe that Zadonschina was written no later... Zadonshchina states of 150,000 Russians and 300,000 Tataro-Mongols, but the physical size of the Kulikovo Field does not allow such quantity of troops. Most probable would be 80,000 Russians and 125,000 Tataro-Mongols.


The battle was opened by a single combat of two champions. The Russian champion was a monk Alexander Peresvet. The Horde champion was Temir-murza (also Chelubey or Cheli-bey). The champions killed each other in the first run. The legend states that Peresvet did not fall from the saddle, while Temir-murza fell.


After a whole day's battle the Russian forces were successful, although taking great casualties, in holding off the Horde's attack. They launched a flanking counter strike and achieved victory over the Horde forces. Mamai (or Mamay) was a powerful military commander of Golden Horde in the 1370s, who resided in the western part of this nomadic state, which is now the Southern Ukrainian Steppes and the Crimean Peninsula. He split apart from Khans of the Golden Horde, trying to establish his own state... Mamai escaped to Autonomous Republic of Crimea Автономна Республіка Крим capital Symferopol’ For the use of the word population in statistics, see In statistics, a statistical population is a set of entities... Crimea, where was assassinated by his enemies, leaving the Horde under the command of Tokhtamysh (d. ca 1406), was the founder and the first khan of the Golden Horde in 1380-1395. He was a descendant of Jochi and Genghis Khan. The ruler of the Blue Horde, Mamai, was killed shortly after the Battle of Kulikovo. Tamerlane then helped Tokhtamysh to unite his White... Tokhtamysh. This victory was the beginning of the end of Mongol rule in Russia, which officially ended with the Miniature in russian chronicle, XVI century The Great standing on the Ugra is a river in Smolensk and Kaluga Oblasts in Russia, left tributary of Oka river. The river is known for the Great standing on the Ugra river. Categories: Stub | Russian rivers ... Ugra river (Велик... Great standing on the Ugra river.


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