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  2. Poltava - Wikipedia

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    Poltava ( UK: / pɒlˈtɑːvə /, [3] US: / pəlˈ -/; [4] [5] Ukrainian: Полтава [polˈtɑwɐ]) is a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine. It is the capital city of the Poltava Oblast ( province) and of the surrounding Poltava Raion ( district) of the oblast.

  3. Poltava | Ukraine | Britannica

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    Poltava, city, east-central Ukraine. It lies along the Vorskla River. Archaeological evidence dates the city from the 8th to the 9th century, although the first documentary reference is from 1174, when it was variously known as Oltava or Ltava.

  4. Poltava is a city in Central Ukraine, administrative center of Poltavs'ka oblast, medium-sized city. Map Directions Satellite Photo Map rada-poltava.gov.ua Wikivoyage Wikipedia Photo: Max Bond, CC BY-SA 4.0. Notable Places in the Area Poltava Art Museum Museum

  5. Battle of Poltava - Wikipedia

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    The Battle of Poltava [e] (8 July 1709) [f] was the decisive and largest battle of the Great Northern War. A Russian army under the command of Tsar Peter I defeated a Swedish army, under the command of Carl Gustaf Rehnskiöld. The battle put an end to the status of the Swedish Empire as a European great power, as well as its eastbound expansion, and marked the beginning of Russian hegemony in Northern Europe.

  6. Battle of Poltava | Summary | Britannica

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    Battle of Poltava, (8 July 1709), the decisive victory of Peter I the Great of Russia over Charles XII of Sweden in the Great Northern War. The battle ended Sweden’s status as a major power and marked the beginning of Russian supremacy in eastern Europe.

  7. Poltava Oblast - Wikipedia

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    Poltava Oblast is situated in the central part of Ukraine. Located on the left bank of Dnieper, Poltava region was part of the Cossack Hetmanate. It has an area of 28,800 km 2. The oblast borders upon Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy and Kyiv Oblasts. Points of interest

  8. Poltava - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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    Poltava es una ciudad en Ucrania. Poltava se incorpora administrativamente como una ciudad de importancia regional al ser la capital de la óblast de Poltava y tiene una población de 284 879 habitantes. Es un ciudad de gran importancia para la historia de Ucrania, refiriéndose a ella a veces como el centro espiritual de Ucrania, además, en Poltava han nacido importantes figuras ucranianas, como por ejemplo Iván Kotlyarevsky o Simon Petliura. En la ciudad se libró la más famosa de las ...

  9. Poltava Air Base - Wikipedia

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    Poltava Air Base ( Ukrainian: Авіабаза «Полтава», Russian: Авиабаза «Полтава») is a military airfield located approximately 8 km (5.0 mi) northwest of Poltava, Ukraine. It is one of two airfields near Poltava, the other being Poltava Airport . Contents 1 History 1.1 World War II 1.2 German Air Attack 1.3 Cold War 1.4 Post-Cold War

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  11. Slaget vid Poltava – Wikipedia

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    Slaget vid Poltava, liksom den påföljande kapitulationen, slutade i en avgörande seger för Ryssland och blev den största militära katastrofen i Sveriges historia. Det markerade en vändpunkt i krigets fortsättning till förmån för anfallsförbundet mot Sverige, vilket till följd av slaget återuppväcktes och med förnyad kraft anföll det försvagade svenska riket på flera fronter.