It is believed that after the defeat in the battle of Kazan and retreat to the Mari forests, the rest of Pugachov's troops stayed under the oak, and Pugachov watched the burning of Kazan from this oak.
Lebedtime reading. (Russian general Alexander Lebed describes the former military leaders who have influenced him)(Brief Article)
Jul 27, 1996; MOSCOW NOT surprisingly, Alexander Lebed likes history-and the lessons he thinks he can draw from it today. It is significant,...