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After the battle the Lithuanians lost the possibilities for military initiative and restricted themselves to defensive actions.
 
After the battle the Lithuanians lost the possibilities for military initiative and restricted themselves to defensive actions.
   
==Comments by contemporaries==
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== Comments by contemporaries ==
   
 
The battle was described by [[Sigismund von Herberstein]] in his ''[[Rerum Moscoviticarum Commentarii]]'' (1549). Herberstein acidly commented that "in one battle and in one year the Grand Duke of Moscow achieved what Grand Duke [[Vytautas]] had spent all his life in achieving".
 
The battle was described by [[Sigismund von Herberstein]] in his ''[[Rerum Moscoviticarum Commentarii]]'' (1549). Herberstein acidly commented that "in one battle and in one year the Grand Duke of Moscow achieved what Grand Duke [[Vytautas]] had spent all his life in achieving".

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