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Poltava 1709: Russia Comes of Age

Poltava, 1709 Offers an account of the origins, events and outcome of the Battle of Poltava in 1709, at which Peter the Great's newly modernized Russian Army smashed the Swedish Army of Charles XII, thus ending more than 50 years of Swedish military supremacy in northern Europe. Full description

Important places

Poltava (5)


Poltava (6)


Ukraine (403)

Other geographical areas

Pontic Steppe (116)
Eastern Europe (2,710)