The Golden Horde was a Mongol khanate (1241-1502) that invaded Russia and neighbouring regions.
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Bolgar: became a centre of a separate province (or duchy) within the Golden Horde. During the period of Mongol domination Bolgar acquired immense wealth, many imposing buildings, and grew tenfold in size (wiki)
Cracow: Conquered in 1241
Derbent: "defined the territory ..as extending ? in breadth from Bulghar to the Iron Gate [Temür-Qahalqa or Derbent]."
Kazan Kremlin: "Built on an ancient site, the Kazan Kremlin dates from the Muslim period of the Golden Horde and the Kazan Khanate."
Kunya-Urgench: "In 1321, the town was annexed to the Golden Horde"
Novgorod: "It was through talks with the Golden Horde that Alexander Nevsky prevented a Mongol raid on Novgorod."
Tauric Chersonese: from the mid-13th century onwards the city fell victim to nomadic raids and was seized by the Golden Horde (AB ev)
Walled City of Baku: "The city also traded with the Golden Horde,"
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal: "In 1262 a rebellion erupted in Suzdal, killing Mongol darughachis and tax-collectors. Only after Alexander Nevsky begged Berke not to punish the Russian people and the Vladimir-Suzdal cities agreed to send large sum of payments, the Golden Horde aborted its punitive expedition."
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