Today in History for September 1708
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11th - Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire is no longer a major power.
28th - Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy
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