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Image Remarks: A Russian sketch from Army officers after they captured Derbent in 1722.The declining Safavi dynasty was an opportunity for Peter the great, to deploy 22,000 men and his newly built Caspian fleet and easily capture Darband in southern Daghestan.

Tags :Safavid , Derbent , 1722 , Russia , Army , Rifle , Soldier , Officer , Spearman -Section :Event
Source/Contributor::From Rus to Peter






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