Battle of Kiev (1943) re-enactment. Kiev(Ukraine), 7 Nov 2010. Soviet soldiers march to their position/
The 1943 Battle of Kiev(Ukraine) describes three strategic operations (two offensive and one defensive) by the Soviet Red Army, and one operational counterattack by the Wehrmacht which took place in the wake of the failed German offensive at Kursk during World War II. These four operations took place between 3 October and 22 December 1943.