Battle of Kulevicha
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|Battle of Kulevicha|
|Part of the Russo-Turkish War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Hans Karl von Diebitsch||Reşid Mehmed Pasha|
50,000 Russians |
7,000 Moldavians and Wallachians
|Casualties and losses|
|1,000 killed and wounded||5,000 killed|
The Battle of Kulevicha, also known as the Battle of Kulewtscha, was fought during the Russo-Turkish War, 1828-1829 on 11 June 1829 between Russia and the Ottoman Empire.
The Russians were led by Hans Karl von Diebitsch (German-born general serving the Russian Empire), while the Ottomans were led by Reşid Mehmed Pasha (Georgian-born general enslaved as a child by the Ottomans) with the objective of relieving Varna. The Russians were victorious.
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- Шеремет В. И. У врат Царьграда. Кампания 1829 года и Адрианопольский мирный договор. Русско-турецкая война 1828–1829 гг.: военные действия и геополитические последствия. – Военно-исторический журнал. 2002, № 2.
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