In order to receive award participants are required in the period from Juny 1st till Juny 30th 2017 to get at least 1380 points for two way contacts with the amateur radio stations from the russian oblasts: Moscow city (MA), Moscow area (MO), Yaroslavskaya (YR), Vladimirskaya (VL), Smolenskaya (SM) and Tulskaya (TL). activated within Radio marathon “Moscow-870 anniversary.
Dates of activity: between 00:00 UTC on Juny 1st, and 23:59 UTC on Juny 30th, 2017. The two-way contacts count for QSO on any HF/VHF band, any mode (CW, Phone, DIGI). Duplicated QSO count on different band and / or mode. All digital contacts (RTTY, JT65, PSK31, PSK63 etc) count for DIGI only one time per each band.
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The unifier of Russian lands and the liberator of Russia from the Mongol-Tatar yoke blessed Prince Dmitri Donskoy is the an outstanding historical figure and the Saint of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The future Saint, the son of Grand Prince Ivan Ivanovich, was born in 1350. He became the Grand Prince at the age of twelve in 1362. He dead in 1389. He was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church in 1988.
In the years when Dmitri Donskoy rules in Moscow Principality this region of Russia has assumed the role of the centre, around which joined other Russian lands. For many years the army of great Prince won many glorious and politically important battles with the Mongols, for example, in the battle on the river Vozha and, of course, the battle of Kulikovo field.
Despite the fact that after the death of Dmitry Donsky the Golden Horde, continued to raid the Russia, his strategy Board and his military victories became a turning-point in the long history of relations with the Horde.
In addition, in the epoch of Dmitry Donskoy the magnificent Kremlin was built in Moscow. It was a white stone at that time. And also the monasteries-fortresses Simonov and Andronicus.
Saint Dmitry reposed to the Lord on May 19th 1389. He was buried in the Archangel Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin