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"The Ice Battle"

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On April 18, the Day of Military Glory of Russia is celebrated — the Day of the victory of the Russian soldiers of Prince Alexander Nevsky over the German knights on Lake Peipsi (Ice Battle, 1242). On this day, on the ice of Lake Peipsi, Russian soldiers under the command of Prince Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod defeated the German knights of the Levonian Order.

Readers will get acquainted with the historical events of the Ice Battle. That in the history of the struggle against the German conquerors, the Ice battle is an important date. The Germans did not stop their campaigns against Russia, but they could no longer inflict a significant blow on the northern lands.