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Mongol Expansion: Kolovrat and Th-Century Russia

mongol expansion: Terrified by the ruthless hordes, most of the Russian princes surrender their lands on enemy terms, according to NOW Magazine. The invaders pillage and burn down cities, flooding Russian soil with blood, until a Ryazan swordsman Evpaty Kolovrat stands in their way. Mid-13th-century Russia is fragmented into principalities that fall one by one before the westward Mongol expansion led by Batu Khan. Kolovrat leads a detachment of several hundred brave souls to avenge his love, his people, and his homeland. The legendary warrior's name forever remains in his people's memory, and his heroic feat lives on in the annals of history. Kolovrat's courage is so astounding, even Batu Khan himself is humbled by it. ( As reported in the news.