Russia’s Great Battles

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Type: historical reenactment
Genre: docudrama
Year of production: 2018
Number of episodes: 12
Directed by: Dmitriy Ushakov
Written by: Illya Babenko, Dmitriy Volodikhin
Cast: Nikolay Kruglov, Aleksandr Kostelov, Mikhail Poryvaev, Aleksandr Cherkashenko, Evgeniy Vakunov, Evgeniy Zelenov, Stanislav Kurach, Aleksandr Bobkov
"Great battles of Russia" is a cycle of historical documentaries about the largest battles in the history of Russia. The cycle is dedicated to twelve battles, including the Battle of the Ice, the Kulikovo and Poltava Battles, the Battle of Borodino, the siege of the Turkish fortress of Izmail.
Field Marshal Kutuzov, Admiral Ushakov, Dmitry Donskoy and Alexander Nevsky... Who are they, the heroes who fought for the freedom and honor of their state? At what cost in human terms did Russia become the world's largest power? And how did it manage to defend its faith, its values and its borders through the centuries?