RUSSIA WARS 1450 - 1800
The Muscovite and Russian imperial government faced enemies on all sides.
Frequently it was forced to conduct warfare simultaneously on multiple fronts.
At the same time its neighbors also were frequently at war with each other in a
continually shifting series of wars and raids. So far we have researched
multiple sources to collect information on who was fighting whom on a yearly
basis between about 1450 and 1800. We are continuing to research the period
between 900 and 1450 and will provide information as soon as possible.
Meanwhile here are four charts. In each chart each nation or group such as
cossacks or Tatar hordes is color coded. They are cross referenced - that is on
the cossack line they will be shown fighting Poland and on the Poland line they
will be shown fighting cossacks. Each group is shown down the side and each
year appears across the top. By comparing colors one can easily determine who
was fighting whom each year. The point of these graphs is to emphasize that in
many years the conflicts were multi-sided and conducted in multiple theaters of
To see the 15th century please go here.
To see the 16th century please go here.
To see the 17th century please go here.
And to see the 18th century please go here.
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