List of wars between Russia and Sweden

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Wars between Russia and Sweden have been recorded since as early as the 12th century. These conflicts include:

War Notes
Swedish–Novgorodian Wars A series of conflicts in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Russo-Swedish War (1495–97) Result of an alliance between Ivan III of Russia and Hans of Denmark.
Russo-Swedish War (1554–57) Prelude to the Livonian War.
Livonian War (1558–82) Fought for control of Old Livonia in the territory of present-day Estonia and Latvia.
Russo-Swedish War (1590–95) Instigated by Boris Godunov in the hope of gaining the territory of the Duchy of Estonia.
Ingrian War (1610-17) Including an attempt to put a Swedish duke on the Russian throne.
Russo-Swedish War (1656–58) Part of the Second Northern War.
Great Northern War (1700–21) Conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in northern Central Europe and Eastern Europe.
Russo-Swedish War (1741–43) Also known as the Hats' Russian War.
Russo-Swedish War (1788–90) known as Gustav III's Russian War in Sweden, and Catherine II's Swedish War in Russia.
Finnish War (1808–1809) Resulted in the eastern third of Sweden being established as the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland within the Russian Empire.


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