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Volokolamsk

operating against Vytautas. Lacking any military talent, he failed to win a single battle and, on hearing about the invasion of Edigu, fled to Lithuania, pillaging Serpukhov on his way. The Russian historian A. Lobin tried to calculate the size of the Russian army at Orsha based on the mobilisation capacities of the towns which had to send townspeople for military services. Лобин А. Н. К вопросу о численности вооружённых сил Российского государства в XVI в. Studia Slavica et


Voronezh

commissar commissar . He showed military talent and was assigned as a field commander. In October 1918 he served as a member of the Revolutionary Council of the 8th army in the Southern Front and simultaneously commanded Southern Front's several key formations in operations against the Don Cossacks of Pyotr Krasnov. He carried out Lenin's order of persecution of Cossack civilian population. The war against armed combatants and terror against the civilian population were coming together in the Russian civil war. Encouraged by the Bolshevik theory of class struggle, Yakir, like other members of the Communist party, took part in terror (Red Terror). For his services, he became the second individual to receive the highest Soviet military award of that time the Order of the Red Banner (engraved as No. 2). '''Alexander Vasilyevich Tkachyov''' ( wikipedia:Voronezh commons:Воронеж


Kronstadt

at Alma (Battle of Alma) and Inkerman (Battle of Inkerman) and showed incompetence and lack of military talent. On February 15, 1855, Menshikov was removed from command, and replaced by Prince Mikhail Dmitrievich Gorchakov. Between December 1855 and April 1856, he held the post of Governor General of Kronstadt and then retired. He died in St. Petersburg. Peacetime operations ''Guerriere'' returned to New York on 12 November 1815 and was laid up in the Boston Navy Yard


Shu Han

of Eastern Wu for the very same reason, as shown in the following two incidents. Biography Xiahou Mao was a close friend of Cao Pi, and after Cao Pi became emperor, he named Xiahou Mao as "General who Stabilizes the West" (安西将军), succeeding his father to take charge of Guanzhong, stationed in Chang'an (present day Xi'an). In terms of military talent, Xiahou Mao was alleged to be far from his capable father, and according to ''Weilüe'', these allegations


Bulgaria

, Armenian, Bulgarian, and Frankish (Franks) mercenaries, were ill-disciplined, disorganised and uncoordinated, and he was not prepared to spend time in upgrading the arms, armour or tactics of the once feared Byzantine army. Norwich, pg. 345 It was soon evident that while Romanos was not devoid of military talent, his main flaw was his impetuosity. Canduci, pg. 272 During


Syria

his predecessors, in particular Constantine X. His forces, mostly composed of Sclavonia (Slavonia)n, Armenian, Bulgarian, and Frankish (Franks) mercenaries, were ill-disciplined, disorganised and uncoordinated, and he was not prepared to spend time in upgrading the arms, armour or tactics of the once feared Byzantine army. Norwich, pg. 345 It was soon evident that while Romanos was not devoid of military talent, his main


Ukraine

to Ukraine and fought against Austro-Hungarian occupation forces as a commander of a Chinese regiment (Chinese in Russian Revolution) of the Red Army. In March 1918 he was wounded. At the beginning of the Russian Civil War between Bolshevik forces, the White Army, and various other anti-Bolshevik movements, Yakir was member of the Bolshevik party committee in Voronezh province and started his service in the Red Army as commissar (Political commissar). He showed military

talent and was assigned as a field commander. In October 1918 he served as a member of the Revolutionary Council of the 8th army in the Southern Front and simultaneously commanded Southern Front's several key formations in operations against the Don Cossacks of Pyotr Krasnov. He carried out Lenin's order of persecution of Cossack civilian population. The war against armed combatants and terror against the civilian population were coming together in the Russian civil war. Encouraged by the Bolshevik theory of class struggle, Yakir, like other members of the Communist party, took part in terror (Red Terror). For his services, he became the second individual to receive the highest Soviet military award of that time the Order of the Red Banner (engraved as No. 2). * Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine founded the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in December 1991. It was conceived as a successor organization to the USSR, and as of December 1993 it included 12 of the 15 former Soviet republics (except the three Baltic states). * Ukraine, Moldova, and Azerbaijan participate in the CIS but other than that they mostly cooperate within regional organizations that are not dominated by Russia. Such organizations are GUAM and the Community of Democratic Choice. Although Ukraine is one of the three founding countries of the CIS, it is legally not a member because it has never ratified the 1993 CIS Charter. Ratification status of CIS documents as of 15 January 2008 ('''Russian'''). Commons:Category:Ukraine WikiPedia:Ukraine Dmoz:Regional Europe Ukraine


India

and experienced in war, he had proved himself in many battles. Eumenes was not of Macedonian (Ancient Macedonians) origin, unlike the rest of Diadochi. He had been Alexander's secretary, but Alexander seemed to have recognized a military talent in Eumenes, and gave him several senior commands in the campaign in India. After Alexander's death, Eumenes quickly showed his skill, allying himself with Perdiccas and winning over much of Anatolia. Although reluctant at first, Antigonus


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