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Chernihiv and the Battle of Kalka (1215-1223)

Nicholas Zharkikh

Shortened text of the section. Full text in ukrainian version.

June 22. A tragic date in our history. On this day, the German civilizers attacked the Soviet Union and brought an incredible amount of grief to Ukraine. And today we meet the 81st anniversary of the beginning of that terrible war in the conditions of the war of the Rotten-Straw Horde against Ukraine, which has been going on for the 119th day.

We have defeated the Germans – we will also defeat the russians. Everything will be Ukraine!

(June 22, 2022 at 8:10 am)

A few small remarks

Where did Mstislav Svjatoslavych reign?

Son of prince Mstislav Svyatoslavich

New works about the Battle of Kalka

Berezhynskyi V. G. ancient Rus’ principalities (the 790th anniversary of the battle on Kalka). – Severshchyna in the history of Ukraine, 2013, vol. 6, p. 136 – 142.

Astaykin A.A. "»: Rus’ and Mongols in the campaign and battle at Kalka (April-June 1223). – "Military case of Ulus Juchi and his successors", Astana, 2012, p. 6-37.

Astaykin A.A. : the swan song of forged Rus’ troops in the steppes. – Filo Ariadne (Lipetsk), 2016, No. 4 – 61 p.

Thus, in the new literature there is a tendency to cancel the battle in one way or another. No one specifically considered the role of the Chernihiv principality in it.