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  Battle of Kiev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle of Kiev (1941), when two German Panzer Groups encircled a Soviet army in the city
Battle of Kiev (1943), when the city was liberated by the Soviet 1st Ukrainian Front
Sack of Kiev (1240) by the Mongols under Batu Khan
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 Battle of Kiev (1941) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Kiev was a huge encirclement battle in Ukraine during World War II; today it is mentioned as the biggest encirclement battle in history.
In the Battle of Uman a significant victory over the Soviet forces was achieved, but the bulk of forces under Semyon Budenny's command were still concentrated in and around Kiev.
In the later Battle of Moscow, they avoided being encircled by the German forces, and by the time of the Battle of Stalingrad, it was they who were encircling the invaders.
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 Kiev City History
Olegs words about Kiev became proverbial "Here will be the mother of Rus cities." This was the beginning of the Kievan Rus' state which lasted until the year 1240 when the Mongols (Tatars) invaded.
There was indeed a fierce battle for possession of the city of Kyiv but, though the military might of the Pechenegs was great, King Yaroslav inflicted a devastating blow upon the army of the Pechenegs and virtually drove them off Ukrainian soil.
During 2001 Kiev was visited by Pope John Paul who met Kievans at the National Philharmonic Building.
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 Science Fair Projects - Kiev Offensive (1920)
The Kiev Offensive (or Kiev Operation) was an important military operation, carried out by Polish Army and allied Ukrainian forces during the Polish-Bolshevik War, from April 1920 to June same year.
After winning the battle in the South, Polish General Staff planned a speedy withdrawal of the 3rd Army and strengthening of the northern front where Piłsudski expected the main battle with the Red Army to take place.
Polish offensive stopped at Kiev and only a small bridgehead was established on the eastern bank of Dnieper.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Kiev_Operation   (953 words)

  
 plastic surgery History_of_Kiev - plastic-surgery-report.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Kiev was probably found in the 5th century by East Slavs.
The 1667 Treaty of Andrusovo put Kiev under the control of Russia for the centuries to come with the territory, slowly losing the autonomy which was finally abolished in 1775 by the Empress Catherine the Great.
During the war, Kiev was heavily bombarded, especially in the beginning of the war and the city was largely destroyed including many of its architectural landmarks (only one building remained standing on the Khreschatyk, a main street of Kiev).
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 History of Ukraine
In the 9th century, Kiev was conquered from the Khazars by the Varangian (Swedish Viking) Oleg.
Kiev was sacked by Russians (1169), Polovtzians and Mongol raiders in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Battles with the neighboring states of Poland and Lithuania also occurred, as well as internecine warfare with the independent Ukrainian principality of Chernihiv to the east.
www.stranslation.com /Ukrainian_Translation/history_of_ukraine.htm   (2199 words)

  
 The House of Ice: The Battle of Kiev
The Dnieper River, which passes through Kiev, runs from the city of Orsha (about 10 miles northeast of Minsk) in the North and ends straight down to the Black Sea in the South.
In a map, the river Desna protects the rear entrance to Kiev while the Dnieper is the main line of defence.
The Russian 5th Army on the opposite bank of the river Desna and the 13th, 21st and the 40th Russian army stationed between the two rivers as mobile reserves against the German Army Group South approaching Kiev from the west and south.
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 [Battle of Kiev (1943)] | [All the best Battle of Kiev (1943) resources at ipod.topicsware.com]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
revision 2Main articles: Fourth Battle of Kharkov, Battle of Kiev (1943), Battle of Smolensk (1943), and Battle of the Lower Dnieper In August, Hitler agreed to a general withdrawal to the Dnieper line, and as September proceeded into October,...
There Manstein intended to rest and refit his troops, but that was not to be: STAVKA ordered the First and Second Ukrainian Fronts to force crossings of the Dniepr before the Germans could catch their breaths.
As Rybalko's tanks marched through the streets of Kiev on 5 November, Manstein pleaded Hitler to release the 48th and 40th Panzer Corps in order to have sufficient force to retake Kiev.
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 Top 25 Greatest Tactical Feats - History Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This battle is often portrayed as one of the greatest in Swedish military history.
The ensuing Battle of Salamis was one of the decisive engagements of history.
The battle of kawanakajima usually refers to the fourth encounter which was the most eventful between the forces of Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen.
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 Military History Online
The unexpected successes of the caldron battles had reinvigorated Brauchitsch and Halder in their view that everything possible should be committed to the central front and capture of Moscow.
The attack on Kiev is one of the greatest examples in history of how a leader can be seduced by the vision of short-term gains into abandoning a course of action that would have given him victory.
Kiev is remarkable in another sense because Hitler, some of his generals, and not a few historians in later years were so blinded by the magnitude of the German success they forgot that at Kiev Germany surrendered its last chance to win the war.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /wwii/articles/barbarossa.aspx   (8831 words)

  
 The Ultimate Ukraine - American History Information Guide and Reference
Kiev and Kievian Rus' were the seat of the Grand Prince of the Rurik Dynasty.
After the fall of Kiev, and until the 18th century, the term "Rus" or "Ruthenian" was used to designate inhabitants of Belarus and Ukraine; Russians were then known as "Muscovites", and Russia (the country), as "Muscovy".
In the encirclement battle of Kiev, the city was acclaimed by the Soviets as a "Hero City", for the fierce resistance of the Red Army and of the local population.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Ukraine   (2362 words)

  
 Kiev - Ukraine - History of Ukraine - Serpent's Wall
Soviet history presents the battle at Kiev's fortified area as a failure of General Vlasov.
Cities and towns fell one after another and soon Kiev appeared to be in danger of capture.
In this battle generals stood side by side with soldiers, fighting the way through encirclement.
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 Kiev Faces Battle Over Bread Prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
KIEV -- Ukraine must deal carefully with rising bread prices or its government could face panic among the people and a spike in inflation that would throw its yearly forecasts off-course, analysts said Wednesday.
They said the government had been forced to increase its inflation forecast for 2003 to 7.2 percent from a target of 6 percent because of rising food prices fuelled largely by the country's worst wheat harvest since independence.
Protests against increased bread prices have all but stopped in the capital Kiev after a panic in June was eased when the authorities stepped in to control bread costs.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1017117/posts   (394 words)

  
 Battle of Kiev (1941) - Enpsychlopedia
The Battle of Kiev was a huge encirclement battle in Ukraine during World War II.
While lacking mobility and armour, because most of his armoured forces were lost at the Battle of Uman, they nonetheless posed a significant threat to the German advance and were the largest single concentration of Soviet troops on the Eastern Front at that time.
While tactically very successful, the Battle was strategically a failure, because the main objective, achieving a decisive victory that would conclude the war, was not achieved.
www.enpsychlopedia.org /psypsych/Battle_of_Kiev_(1941)   (588 words)

  
 Kiev Ukraine News Blog
But there's little doubt that Kiev's ties with Berlin have been strained by the ongoing illegal immigration scandal in Germany.
At a press conference during Fischer's one-day trip to Warsaw on Friday, the two ministers said that they were going to Kiev to let the Ukrainians know they wouldn't be left alone and that they intended to help Ukraine in building democracy.
Kiev, the capital of Ukraine is one of the most beautiful and charming cities in Europe.
blog.kievukraine.info /2005/03/berlin-warsaw-to-boost-ukrainian.html   (774 words)

  
 Kiev Offensive (1920) - Definition, explanation
The plan of Kiev Operation was to defeat the Soviet troops on the Polish southern flank and establish a friendly government in Ukraine.
From the perspective of staff maps in Warsaw it was clear that the renascent Polish Army was too weak to withstand both the offensive in the southern sector of the front in Ukraine and the spring offensive prepared by the Bolsheviks in Belarus and to the north of the Prypeć Marshes;.
However, the commander of the Polish 3rd Army located around Kiev, General Edward Rydz, was seeking a way to repel the upcomming Russian assault rather than withdraw and even proposed the General Staff to regroup all of his forces to the city of Kiev and defend there until relieved.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/k/ki/kiev_offensive__1920_.php   (1160 words)

  
 MOD:WCU:PR3stint1 - VsWiki
The Confederation 14th Battle Fleet is the force assigned to protect the Enigma and Epsilon Sector.
The Confederation 15th Battle Fleet is the force assigned to the Gemini Sector.
The 19th Battle Fleet is not assigned a permanent sector; instead, this command hosts the majority of Confed's escort carrier inventory, and other raiding forces.
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 WW2DB: Battle of Kiev
On the morning of 3 Nov 1943, 4th Panzer Army stationed in Kiev awoke to a massive Russian bombardment.
When Russian troops entered Kiev on 5 Nov 1943, they found a city destroyed by the combination of the German invasion years ago, the Russian invasion that just took place, and the scorched Earth tactic deployed by the fleeing German troops.
The Germans caught their break with the arrival of the 48th Panzer Corps containing the elite 1st SS Panzer Division, retaking Brusilov and Zhitomir, two towns that the Russians had just recently liberated in the past days.
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 gift History_of_Kiev - gift-report.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
However, starting in 1494 the city's local autonomy (Magdeburg rights) gradually increased in a series of acts of Lithuanian Grand Dukes and Polish Kings which was finalized by 1516 charter granted by Sigismund I.
In 1632, Peter Mogila the Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia established the Kiev Mogila Academy, an educational institution aimed to preserve and develop Ukrainian culture and Orthodox faith despite Polish Catholic oppression.
Later Kiev became a war zone in the lasting and bloody struggle between Ukrainian, Polish and Russian Bolshevik governments in the time of Russian Revolution, Polish-Ukrainian War and Polish-Soviet War.
www.gift-report.com /History_of_Kiev   (1591 words)

  
 Gas 'war' with Russia leaves Ukrainians unperturbed
Kiev - The young Kievite Oksana Romashiuk is still celebrating the New Year's holiday.
The fierce battle between Kiev and the Kremlin over natural gas shipments to Europe, and the degree to which each side should benefit from them, is not much apparent in the Ukrainian capital.
For many Ukrainians the escalating conflict on how much Ukraine should pay Russia for natural gas is less a difference of opinion between two friendly nations, as simply yet another case of weak paying the price, when the strong disagree.
news.monstersandcritics.com /europe/printer_1072895.php   (703 words)

  
 BBC News | EUROPE | Police clash with Kuchma protesters
There have been pitched battles in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, after thousands of people took to the streets for the biggest protest since independence.
Hand-to-hand battles were fought between the protesters - throwing stones, bottles and using crowd control barriers - and the police who lashed out with batons and tear gas.
His headless body was found in a forest near Kiev in November, nearly two months after his disappearance.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/europe/newsid_1210000/1210853.stm   (300 words)

  
 War College - Origins International Game Expo
The Battle for Kiev Part I David Glantz describes Penetrating the Stalin Line and the Uman’ Encirclement, July-August 1941 and the Soviet 5th, 6th, and 26th Armies’ counterstrokes.
The Battle for Kiev, Part III David Glantz covers the encirclement and Destruction of the Southwestern Front, August- September 1941, German attacks and Soviet counterstrokes.
Battles of Grossbeeren, Katzbach, Kulm, and Dennewitz Kevin Zucker on four individual battles of the 1813 Campaign.
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 Snapshot of Europe: Ukraine
The territory of present-day Ukraine was a key centre of East Slavic culture in the Middle Ages before being divided between a variety of powers, notably Russia, Poland, Lithuania and the Ottoman Empire.
The ruler of Kiev was also in effect the ruler of all the Rus' principalities.
Kievan Rus' became weakened by internal quarrels and was destroyed by Mongol and Tatar invasions.
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 Middle East Newsline - Area News - Updated Daily
Kiev's offer joins those of Israel and the United States.
The upgrade concept was presented to the Turkish military by the Kharkov Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau of Ukraine.
Under the proposal, Ukraine would replace the current M68 gun of the Turkish main battle tank with a 120 mm smooth bore.
www.menewsline.com /stories/2001/october/10_13_4.html   (233 words)

  
 Battle of Kiev %281941%29
The battle of gettsyburg is considered by many to be the most vital battle of the Civil War; included is a comprehensive and detailed description.
The first major battle of the Civil War was fought in Virginia, near the Manassas, Virginia railway junction, after which the battle was called Bull Run.
The Battle of Maldon is described in the translation of an Anglo-Saxon Poem.
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 Korosten (Iskorosten): small town with a great history
This is the year 945, Igor the prince of Kiev Rus customarily goes over the Slave tribes, submitted to him, gathering for annual tributes.
In the battle the Kiev detachment was defeated and the prince was captured.
This is the same Saint Olga who in 10 years time will be the first Christian of the Kiev Rus, (more than 30 years before that her grand-son Saint Vladimir will establish the Christianity as a state religion of Rus).
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 CNN.com - Kuchma protesters in Kiev battle - March 9, 2001
KIEV, Ukraine -- Fierce clashes have erupted in Ukraine's capital Kiev between riot police and protesters demanding the resignation of President Leonid Kuchma.
The protest travelled through Kiev and grew throughout the day to as many as 18,000 by evening.
Police forced the protesters to retreat from a park in central Kiev where Kuchma was laying flowers at the foot of the statue of the Ukrainian nationalist.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/03/09/ukraine.protest.02/index.html   (496 words)

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