Has your country ever invaded other country or been invaded?

Discussion in 'Cultural Discussions' started by coconutpalm, Jun 28, 2006.

  1. Pedro y La Torre Senior Member

    Paris, France
    English (Ireland)
    It did indeed. And reasonable numbers of Scandinavians settled in what became Scotland. Places like Dublin, at one point, were almost wholly Scandinavian. But for whatever reason, their language disappeared while Gaelic soldiered on (although English has now largely killed off what remains of Gaelic save in certain specific areas).
  2. The Lord of Gluttony Senior Member

    Is Russia ever been invaded? I know the parts of it were, but not the majority of its land.
  3. Frank78

    Frank78 Senior Member

    "Russia" in a strict sense not but Grand Duchy of Moscow was invaded and controlled by the Golden Horde (Mongolians).
  4. Fernando Senior Member

    Spain, Spanish
    Yes, Mongols are the only people which I think they were close to rule all the current Russian (or Imperial Russian) realm.
  5. bennymix

    bennymix Senior Member

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