A report on Bryansk

Gorno-Nikolskaya Church
A monument to Alexander Peresvet and Boyan
May Day at former Christmas Mountain (now Yuri Gagarin Boulevard) in 1920
Bryansk-I, May 2010
Monument of Kurgan of Immortality
BTZ-5276-04 trolleybus
Trolza-5265 low-floor trolleybus

City and the administrative center of Bryansk Oblast, Russia, situated on the River Desna, 379 km southwest of Moscow.

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Bryansk Oblast

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Federal subject of Russia ( an oblast).

Federal subject of Russia ( an oblast).

Sevsk in 1917
Bryansk Oblast products treemap, 2020
Railway tracks in Bryansk Oblast
Oblast Duma seat in Bryansk
The Spaso-Grobovskaya built in 1904
Ruins of the church in the village Veliky Bor of Gordeevsky district of Bryansk region built in 1809

Its administrative center is the city of Bryansk.

Prince George defending Smolensk from Vytautas. A miniature from the Czar Book.

Yury of Smolensk

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Prince George defending Smolensk from Vytautas. A miniature from the Czar Book.

Yury Svyatoslavich or Georgy Svyatoslavovich (Юрий Святославович or Георгий Святославович) was the last sovereign ruler of the Principality of Smolensk and Bryansk (1386–95, 1401–04) whose life was spent in vain attempts to fend off aggression by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

The Millennium Monument in Trubchevsk, representing Boyan playing a gusli

Trubchevsk

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The Millennium Monument in Trubchevsk, representing Boyan playing a gusli

Trubchevsk (Трубче́вск) is a town and the administrative center of Trubchevsky District in Bryansk Oblast, Russia, located about 95 km south of the city of Bryansk, the administrative center of the oblast.

Fragment from medal by Juozas Kalinauskas

Algirdas

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Ruler of medieval Lithuania.

Ruler of medieval Lithuania.

Fragment from medal by Juozas Kalinauskas
Algirdas (left) on the Millennium of Russia monument in Veliky Novgorod
Dmitry Donskoy writes letters asking for help against Algirdas during the Lithuanian–Muscovite War (1368–1372)
Litas commemorative coin with image of Algirdas

Algirdas occupied the important principalities of Smolensk and Bryansk in western Moscow principality.

Švitrigaila by Alexander Guagnini

Švitrigaila

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The Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1430 to 1432.

The Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1430 to 1432.

Švitrigaila by Alexander Guagnini

The Knights received territorial concessions in Samogitia while Švitrigaila received Podolia (though the territory was de facto governed by Piotr Szafraniec), Zhydachiv, and an annual sum of 1,400 marks from the Wieliczka Salt Mine from Jogaila and the Principalities of Briansk, Chernigov, and Trubetsk from Vytautas.

Duchy of Severia as depicted by Henri Chatelain in his map of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1712.

Severia

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Historical region in present-day southwest Russia, northern Ukraine, eastern Belarus.

Historical region in present-day southwest Russia, northern Ukraine, eastern Belarus.

Duchy of Severia as depicted by Henri Chatelain in his map of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1712.

Their main settlements included seven cities of modern Russia (Kursk, Rylsk, Starodub, Trubchevsk, Sevsk, Bryansk, Belgorod) and five cities of modern Ukraine (Liubech, Novhorod-Siverskyi, Chernihiv, Putyvl, Hlukhiv).

Lithuanian coin of Dmitry of Bryansk, minted between 1372–1376 at the Duchy of Bryansk (then part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania)

Dmitry of Bryansk

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The second eldest son of Algirdas, the Grand Duke of Lithuania, and his first wife Maria of Vitebsk.

The second eldest son of Algirdas, the Grand Duke of Lithuania, and his first wife Maria of Vitebsk.

Lithuanian coin of Dmitry of Bryansk, minted between 1372–1376 at the Duchy of Bryansk (then part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania)

He was Duke of Bryansk from 1356 to 1379 and from 1388 to 1399.

Realm of the Kievan Rus' at its height (with dependent lands)

Principality of Smolensk

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Kievan Rus' lordship from the 11th to the 16th century.

Kievan Rus' lordship from the 11th to the 16th century.

Realm of the Kievan Rus' at its height (with dependent lands)
Map of Principality of Smolensk
Realm of the Kievan Rus' at its height (with dependent lands)
Principality of Smolensk coin with lions or leopards and the Columns of Gediminas, showing it as a vassal of Vytautas the Great, circa 1399–1401

The principality contained a number of other important cities that usually possessed subordinate status, notable among them Bryansk, Vyazma and Mozhaysk.

Desna (river)

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River in Russia and Ukraine, a major left-tributary of the Dnieper.

River in Russia and Ukraine, a major left-tributary of the Dnieper.

The Desna then flows south through a low and swampy valley toward the city of Bryansk, where the river's right bank rises.

The monastery in 2014.

Svensky Monastery

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The monastery in 2014.
SS. Anthony and Theodosius with the Theotokos Panachrantos, an 11th-century icon from the Svensky Monastery.

Svensky Monastery (Russian: Свенский монастырь) is a Russian Orthodox monastery located at the confluence of the Desna and Sven Rivers, three miles from Bryansk, Russia.