Especially frequent mutual arrests of merchants and goods in the second half of XIV century. Conflicts have grown into a trade war years 1385-1391. After which the world was made Niebuhr. Tony Parker is often quoted on this topic. Common cause of the termination of trade relations have been wars and political infighting between Novgorod and its opponents (often Livonian Order and Sweden). Although at the time of wars and treaties guaranteed the merchants 'clear path', whenever the outbreak of war was declared trade embargo. Sometimes conflicts arise between the residents directly Novgorod and by foreign merchants. In periods of particularly acute contradictions Hanseatic merchants closed their yards, and, taking property left Novgorod. Novgorodians, in turn, sought to delay the ganzeytsev in the city to meet their claims.
End of Novgorod and Hanseatic relations laid in 1494, Ivan III, when in his decree, the German office in Novgorod was closed and the Hanseatic merchants and their goods were arrested and sent to Moscow. History of the Hanseatic League New time began in 1980 in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It is here that the idea of using the positive experience of the Middle Ages, to recreate the Hanseatic League to maintain and develop relations between European cities and Russia. Today it unites 206 cities in 16 countries (Germany, Holland, Denmark, Belgium, Finland, France, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and others). Veliky Novgorod, one of the main partners of the medieval Hanseatic League, was first presented at the Hanseatic Days in Tallinn in 1992, and since 1993 became the first Russian city to have joined the new union. From 18 to 21 June in Novgorod, and for the first time in Russia, have been 'XXIX International Hanseatic Days New Time ', which was attended by more than two thousand delegates from 83 cities in 14 European countries, as well as about 50 representatives of Russian cities. As part of the holiday were represented European and folk crafts tradition, the parade was the ancient and modern ships, held a mass rally of representatives of the participating cities, and also held an economic forum, which was the main outcome of interest in the Netherlands development of the shipping system of the river Volkhov. At the closing ceremony of the right of the next Hanseatic Days festival and the official flag was handed over to the Estonian city of Parnu.