Terrible damage inflicted "Batu finding" the development of Russian culture, both material and spiritual. Burned towns and villages, temples and fortresses and empty arable land, destruction of artisan workshops and pulling to capture their owners – from those who survivors, permanent loss of the outstanding works of painters, architects, authors, and chronicles the lives of saints, the stories and tales of Russian and foreign – that was the sad result of a bloody tornado that struck Russian lands. BA Fishermen in the book about the craft of Ancient Russia clearly demonstrated the disastrous consequences of the Mongol-Tatar mayhem for her destiny: many crafts have declined, some of which were revived only at the end of XIV-XV century. On Observations MN Tikhomirov, copying, too, almost ceased after the invasion of peoples "the unknown", begins to build in the XIV century. One well-known fact fading stone building, which again is in Novgorod and Pskov, Tver and Kolomna, until the late XIII – XIV in the beginning.
Daily needs and concerns forced rusichej after foreign invasion to take up the ax and plow. In place of the burned huts and set new choir, plowed arable land. Where possible, work resumed artisans. Life, despite the bitter loss and new bloodletting Horde, and demanded his own, and the descendants of those unfortunate people that were killed in heavy hour of the Horde invasion or suffered from it, but still alive, could one or two centuries later, proud to say that Russia has stood, in fact – become stronger financially, politically and spiritually.