• Nov 12, 860

    Russian Byzantine War

    Russia launched a successful raid on Constinople.
  • Nov 12, 907

    Russian Byzantine War

    Oleg a rusian general led an army to the walls of Constantinople.
  • Nov 12, 980

    Vladimir The Great

    Vladimir killed his brother to take throne as prince.
  • Nov 12, 988

    Chrisianisiation of Kieven Russia

    Vladimir destroyed the pagan idols of Kiev and made the city's inhabitants baptize themselves in the Dnieper River.
  • May 26, 1093

    Battle of the Stugna River

    Russian forces attacked the Cumans at the Stugna River and were defeated.
  • Nov 12, 1223

    Battle of the Kalka River

    The warriors of Russia first encountered the Mongol armies of Genghis Khan.
  • Dec 12, 1237

    Mongol invasion of Russia

    Batu Khan set fire to Moscow and slaughtered and enslaved its civilian inhabitants.
  • Jul 15, 1240

    Battle of Neva

    The Novogoradian army defeated the Swedish army.
  • Apr 5, 1242

    The Battle of Ice

    Army of Novogorod defeated the Teutonic knights.
  • Sep 8, 1380

    Battle of Kulikovo

    The Muscovite force defeated the larger army ofBlue Horde army at Kulikovo Field.