October 1914"Sevastopol Wake-up call"
The beginning of Turkish military operations against Russia in
Transcaucasia and the black sea coast.
Result: The Turkish offensive ended by the end of 1914,
and they went on the defensive.
September 17, 1914- March 22, 1915The Siege Of Przemysl
The siege of the Austrian fortress of Przemysl by Russian soldiers,
the largest siege of the First world war. Result: Russia won the battle.
September 28- November 8, 1914Warsaw-Ivangorod operation or " Battle of the Vistula». Result: Russia won and inflicted a heavy defeat on the
November 11- November 24, 1914The łódź operation. Result: One of the biggest battles of 1914 ended with the
victory of Russia.
January 7 – April 20, 1915Carpathian operation. Result:The battle in the Carpathians brought huge losses
for both sides, but did not give strategic results to
either of them.
February 7- February 26, 1915The battle of the Masurian. Result: Russian soldiers were finally driven out of East
The Russians were able to repel the attack of
February 20- March 30, 1915Prisnishsya operation. Result: Huge losses for both sides, but did not give
strategic results to either of them.
June 28, 1914Murder of the Austrian heir to the throne by a Serbian terrorist.
Refusal of the ultimatum presented by Austria-Hungary to Serbia. As a result - beginning of war.
August 17- September 15, 1914The East Prussian operation. As a result - Defeat of the Russian army.
August 18- September 26, 1914The battle of Galicia. As a result - Both sides suffered losses, and the original
German plan of war was destroyed.
May 2, 1915-June 15, 1915Gorlitsky breakthrough. Result: There was a threat of offensive of German troops
deep into Russian territory.
June 27- September 14, 1915The great retreat.
Retreat of the Russian army from Galicia, Poland and Lithuania. Result: Huge losses of German soldiers.
August 22- October 2, 1915Vilna operation. Result: Both sides switched to positional warfare on the
entire front from the Baltic sea to the Romanian
September 8-October 2, 1915Sventsyan breakthrough. Result: By October 2, the Sventsyansky breakthrough was
finally eliminated by the Russians.
March 18- March 30, 1916Naroch operation. Result: Huge losses for both sides, German attack
June 4 - August 10, 1916Brusilovsky breakthrough. Result: Austria-Hungary was on the ropes and was ready
to come out of the war.
July 24 - August 8, 1916The battle of Kovel. Result: The Russian offensive has stopped.
8 - March 16, 1917February revolution in Russia. Result: The collapse of the Russian army began, and it
began to lose rapidly its fighting ability.
July 1-July 19, 1917The June offensive or «Kerensky offensive». Result: The offensive failed.
September 1-September 6, 1917Riga operation. Result: The defeat at Riga.
September 7, 1917The Revolt of Kornilov. Result: Kornilov's attempt to stop the disintegration of the
army ended in failure.
November 7, 1917October revolution in Russia. Result: On December 15 Germany and the Soviet Union
signed a separate armistice agreement.
Russia's exit from the war.