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1238
2.7.1238
The Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir.
3.4.1238
The Battle of the Sit River is fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol Hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Russia.
3.4.1238
The Battle of the Sit River is fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol Hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Russia.
1242
4.5.1242
During a battle on the ice of Lake Peipus, Russian forces, led by Alexander Nevsky, rebuff an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights.
1323
8.12.1323
Signature of the Treaty of Nöteborg between Sweden and Novgorod (Russia), that regulates the border between the two countries for the first time.
1326
6.3.1326
Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
1377
8.2.1377
Russian troops are defeated in the Battle on Pyana River because of drunkenness.
1480
10.8.1480
Great standing on the Ugra river, a standoff between the forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and the Grand Duke Ivan III of Russia, which results in the retreat of the Tataro-Mongols and the eventual disintegration of the Horde.
1547
1.16.1547
Ivan IV of Russia aka Ivan the Terrible becomes Tsar of Russia.
1582
1.15.1582
Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
1598
1.7.1598
Boris Godunov becomes Tsar of Russia.
1612
11.1.1612
(22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky
1617
2.27.1617
Sweden and Russia sign the Treaty of Stolbovo, ending the Ingrian War and shutting Russia out of the Baltic Sea.
2.27.1617
Sweden and Russia sign the Treaty of Stolbovo, ending the Ingrian War and shutting Russia out of the Baltic Sea.
1659
6.29.1659
At the Battle of Konotop the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky defeat the Russians led by Prince Trubetskoy.
1676
1.29.1676
Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia.
1689
8.27.1689
The Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.
1700
1.1.1700
Russia begins using the Anno Domini era and no longer uses old slovian era. According to old slovian era it happened in year 7209.
1706
2.3.1706
During the Battle of Fraustadt Swedish forces defeat a superior Saxon-Polish-Russian force by deploying a double envelopment.
1725
5.21.1725
The Order of St. Alexander Nevsky is instituted in Russia by Empress Catherine I. It would later be discontinued and then reinstated by the Soviet government in 1942 as the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
1727
5.29.1727
Peter II becomes Tsar of Russia.
1735
3.10.1735
An agreement between Nadir Shah and Russia is signed near Ganja and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku.
1739
10.3.1739
The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the finish of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736–1739.
1758
8.25.1758
Seven Years' War: Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Russian army at the Battle of Zorndorf.
1760
10.9.1760
Seven Years' War: Russian forces occupy Berlin.
1762
5.5.1762
Russia and Prussia sign the Treaty of St. Petersburg.
7.17.1762
Catherine II becomes tsar of Russia upon the murder of Peter III of Russia.
1768
8.19.1768
Saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
1774
7.21.1774
Russo-Turkish War, 1768-1774: Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign the Treaty of Kuchuk-Kainarji ending the war.
1779
5.13.1779
War of Bavarian Succession: Russian and French mediators at the Congress of Teschen negotiate an end to the war. In the agreement Austria receives the part of its territory that was taken from it (the Innviertel).
1784
9.22.1784
Russia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska.
1788
6.11.1788
Russian explorer Gerasim Izmailov reaches Alaska.
1793
1.23.1793
Second Partition of Poland: Russia and Prussia partition Poland for the second time.
1794
6.23.1794
Empress Catherine II of Russia grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev.
1795
10.24.1795
Partitions of Poland: The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is completely divided among Austria, Prussia, and Russia
11.25.1795
Partitions of Poland: Stanislaus August Poniatowski, the last king of independent Poland, is forced to abdicate and is exiled to Russia.
1806
12.26.1806
Battles of Pultusk and Golymin: Russian forces hold French forces under Napoleon.
1807
7.7.1807
Napoleonic Wars: the Peace of Tilsit between France, Prussia and Russia ends the Fourth Coalition.
1808
5.3.1808
Finnish War: Sweden loses the fortress of Sveaborg to Russia.
1809
9.17.1809
Peace between Sweden and Russia in the Finnish War. The territory to become Finland is ceded to Russia by the Treaty of Fredrikshamn.