Battle of Lesnaya

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Historical Context Note

In one of the most important battles of the Great Northern War, the Swedes are routed by a Russian force at the Battle of Lesnaya (in present-day Belarus).
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Editors. "Battle of Lesnaya". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17084, accessed 23 October 2014.]