When you accept that, you can celebrate what victories you have.
War was declared in May 1652 after a fight between Blake and Tromp off Dover, and was continued with signal victories and defeats on both sides till 1654.
The decisive victories were gained by Jeroboam II.
With Xander, I'll take what victories I can.
At that time, the Russians were so used to victories that on receiving news of the defeat some would simply not believe it, while others sought some extraordinary explanation of so strange an event.