Russia's greatest military defeats
Wars and conflicts the country couldn't win
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Throughout its long history, from its formation as the medieval state Kievan Rus' in the 9th century to the Russian Federation as we know it today, Russia has seen not only glorious victories, but also bitter defeats. Some of these have had devastating consequences, resulting, for example, in the loss of large swathes of territory, and even threatening the country's very existence. So, what are Russia's greatest military thrashings?
Click through and learn more about the wars and conflicts Russia couldn't win.
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