Jauhіen Anіščanka. Russіa’s Mіlіtary Support of the Second Partіtіon of the Polіsh-Lіthuanіan Commonwealth

Using new archive materials, the sheds light on little known etailes of the Russian intervention into the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in 1792. At that time, about 37 thousand Russian soldiers entered the lands of Belarus and Lithuania. However, the army had not been provided with enough finances and food supplies. General Mikhail Krechetnikov, whom the empress Ekaterina charged to head the intervention, quartered his soldiers in peasant’s houses. The locals were obliged to supply food for the army for certain pay.