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Russian History Enthusiasts Re-Enact Battle of Borodino

On Sunday, May 19, Russia's Patriotic Education Center in Moscow organized a historical re-enactment of the final part of the Battle of Borodino, which was fought in 1812 during the French invasion of Russia.

With at least 70,000 casualties, Borodino marked the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. This historic battle has appeared in many Russian pieces of art, including a Tchaikovsky composition and, of course, Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece "War and Peace."

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