August in Russian History

Calendar of Russian History
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13 August 1920. The Battle of Warsaw of the Polish-Soviet War begins and end with the defeat of the Red Army under Tukhachevsky against Józef Piłsudski

13 August 1920. The Battle of Warsaw of the Polish-Soviet War begins and end with the defeat of the Red Army under Tukhachevsky against Józef Piłsudski

14 August 1975. Composer Dmitri Shostakovichis buried in the Novodevichy Cemetery

14 August 1975. Composer Dmitri Shostakovichis buried in the Novodevichy Cemetery

5 August 1941. The Battle of Smolensk ends with Germany taking 300,000 Red Army soldiers as prisoners

5 August 1941. The Battle of Smolensk ends with Germany taking 300,000 Red Army soldiers as prisoners

4 August 1975. Ipatev House is demolished by orders of the Politburo

4 August 1975. Ipatev House is demolished by orders of the Politburo

7 August 2008. Russo-Georgian War begins in the outskirts of the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali

7 August 2008. Russo-Georgian War begins in the outskirts of the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali

10 August 1904. Battle of the Yellow Sea takes place near Port Arthur between the Russian and the Japanese navies

10 August 1904. Battle of the Yellow Sea takes place near Port Arthur between the Russian and the Japanese navies

12 August 2000. The Russian nuclear-powered submarine Kursk (K-141) explodes and sinks in the Barents Sea with all the 118 sailors on board

12 August 2000. The Russian nuclear-powered submarine Kursk (K-141) explodes and sinks in the Barents Sea with all the 118 sailors on board

17 August 2012. Members of feminist punk band Pussy Riot are sentenced to two years in prison for a protest against Putin at the cathedral

17 August 2012. Members of feminist punk band Pussy Riot are sentenced to two years in prison for a protest against Putin at the cathedral

20 August 1968. Soviet and the Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia and crush the Prague Spring

20 August 1968. Soviet and the Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia and crush the Prague Spring

21 August 1940. Leon Trotsky dies of an assassination attempt made with an ice axe by Ramón Mercader

21 August 1940. Leon Trotsky dies of an assassination attempt made with an ice axe by Ramón Mercader

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