Kutuzov and His Staff Decide to Retreat from Moscow

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Harrison W. Mark
by Aleksey Kivshenko
published on 25 August 2023
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After the Battle of Borodino, Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov meets with his staff at Fili village on 13 September 1812. After a heated argument, Kutuzov decides to abandon Moscow in order to continue the war of attrition. Oil on canvas by Aleksey Kivshenko, 1880.

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

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Kivshenko, A. (2023, August 25). Kutuzov and His Staff Decide to Retreat from Moscow. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17818/kutuzov-and-his-staff-decide-to-retreat-from-mosco/

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