Ivan IV of Russia gains Polotski from Poland (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Ivan IV of Russia conquers Polotski in Eastern Livonia, which was part of Poland. As a result of this, intermittent warfare between the two countries continues to 1582.

Citation:
Editors. "Ivan IV of Russia gains Polotski from Poland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15019, accessed 10 December 2016.]