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  • Preussisch Eylau, East Prussia (Present Day Bagrationovsk, Russia)
    Saturday Feb 7, 1807

    Napoleon

    Battle of Eylau

    Preussisch Eylau, East Prussia (Present Day Bagrationovsk, Russia)
    Saturday Feb 7, 1807

    Napoleon marched against the advancing Russian armies through Poland and was involved in the bloody stalemate at the Battle of Eylau in February 1807.




  • Friedland, Prussia (Present Day Pravdinsk, Russia)
    Sunday Jun 14, 1807

    Napoleon

    Battle of Friedland

    Friedland, Prussia (Present Day Pravdinsk, Russia)
    Sunday Jun 14, 1807

    On 14 June Napoleon obtained an overwhelming victory over the Russians at the Battle of Friedland, wiping out the majority of the Russian army in a very bloody struggle. The scale of their defeat convinced the Russians to make peace with the French.




  • Tilsit (Present Day Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
    Friday Jun 19, 1807

    Napoleon

    Tsar Alexander sent an envoy to seek an armistice with Napoleon

    Tilsit (Present Day Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
    Friday Jun 19, 1807

    On 19 June, Tsar Alexander sent an envoy to seek an armistice with Napoleon. The latter assured the envoy that the Vistula River represented the natural borders between French and Russian influence in Europe. On that basis, the two emperors began peace negotiations at the town of Tilsit after meeting on an iconic raft on the River Niemen. The very first thing Alexander said to Napoleon was probably well-calibrated: "I hate the English as much as you do".




  • Tilsit (Present Day Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
    Tuesday Jul 7, 1807

    Napoleon

    Treaties of Tilsit

    Tilsit (Present Day Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
    Tuesday Jul 7, 1807

    Moreover, Alexander's pretensions at friendship with Napoleon led the latter to seriously misjudge the true intentions of his Russian counterpart, who would violate numerous provisions of the treaty in the next few years. Despite these problems, the Treaties of Tilsit at last gave Napoleon a respite from war and allowed him to return to France, which he had not seen in over 300 days.




  • Podkamennaya Tunguska River, Siberia, Russian Empire
    Tuesday Jun 30, 1908

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    Tunguska Event

    Podkamennaya Tunguska River, Siberia, Russian Empire
    Tuesday Jun 30, 1908

    The Tunguska event was a large explosion that occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Yeniseysk Governorate (now Krasnoyarsk Krai), Russia, on the morning of 30 June 1908 (NS). The explosion over the sparsely populated Eastern Siberian Taiga flattened 2,000 square kilometres (770 square miles) of forest, and may have caused up to three human casualties.




  • Königsberg, East Prussia (Present Day Kaliningrad, Russia)
    Sunday Apr 8, 1945

    World War II

    Fall of Königsberg

    Königsberg, East Prussia (Present Day Kaliningrad, Russia)
    Sunday Apr 8, 1945

    The Battle of Königsberg was one of the last operations of the East Prussian Offensive. The siege started in late January 1945 when the Soviets initially surrounded the city. The battle ended when the German garrison surrendered to the Soviets on 9 April after a three-day assault made their position untenable. As result, Königsberg and its surrounding areas are annexed by the Soviet Union.




  • Russia
    Tuesday Mar 17, 1992

    St. Patrick's Day

    First Russian parade

    Russia
    Tuesday Mar 17, 1992

    The first St Patrick's Day parade in Russia took place in 1992.


  • Russia
    Wednesday Mar 17, 1999

    St. Patrick's Day

    Russian festivals

    Russia
    Wednesday Mar 17, 1999

    Since 1999, there has been a yearly "Saint Patrick's Day" festival in Moscow and other Russian cities. The official part of the Moscow parade is a military-style parade and is held in collaboration with the Moscow government and the Irish embassy in Moscow. The unofficial parade is held by volunteers and resembles a carnival.


  • Tuva, Russia
    Monday May 12, 2008

    2008 Sichuan earthquake

    Russia

    Tuva, Russia
    Monday May 12, 2008

    Tremors were felt in Tuva, no casualties reported.


  • Russia
    Thursday Mar 30, 2017

    St. Patrick's Day

    Russian Orthodox Church feast

    Russia
    Thursday Mar 30, 2017

    In 2017, the Russian Orthodox Church added the feast day of Saint Patrick to its liturgical calendar, to be celebrated on 30 March [O.S. 17 March].


  • Russia
    Sunday Mar 22, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Russia helps Italy

    Russia
    Sunday Mar 22, 2020

    On 22 March, it was reported that Russia had sent nine military planes with medical equipment to Italy.


  • Russia
    Wednesday May 20, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    300K Russian infections

    Russia
    Wednesday May 20, 2020

    On 20 May 2020, the Russian Federation has surpassed 300K in infections.


  • Russia
    Thursday Jun 11, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Russia Reach 500K Cases

    Russia
    Thursday Jun 11, 2020

    Russia reached 500 thousand infections on July 11.


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