For centuries, many civilizations have tried (for one reason or another) to subdue or kill the Russian Bear.

Most of them failed.

This is what happens when you try to invade and conquer Russia
Those Mongols tho.

To successfully plant their flag atop the Kremlin, an invader must consider a few things that’ll certainly affect the outcome before mobilizing forces and gassing up the fleet.

1. The Russian Winter

Pro Tip: Pack your woobie.

 

This article was written by Blake Stilwell and originally published on WE ARE THE MIGHTY.