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In the 16th century a Ruthenian/Ukrainian woman was taken captive and brought to Istanbul...

Wikipedia Very insightful Timeline documentary about her https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEDWaBmKpfY John...

Austrian page in Ukraine’s history. (Quotes from a Yale Professor’s book)

PREVIOUS PART "The lands of the Commonwealth seized by Austria in the partitions of 1772 and...

Kiev Rus

"Kievan Rus (862-1242 CE) was a medieval political federation located in modern-day Belarus, Ukraine, and part of Russia (the latter...

Harold Hardrada while serving as the commander of the Byzantine Varangian Guard, sent his...

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" When he was fifteen years old, in 1030, Harald fought in the Battle of Stiklestad together with his half-brother Olaf Haraldsson (later...

Lord Byron’s one of the most famous poems devoted to a Ukrainian Hetman

Mazeppa is a narrative poem written by the English romantic poet Lord Byron in 1819. It is based on a popular legend about...

Ukraine, the homeland of Scythians [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1OVwuCdkK4

Anne of Kiev became a Queen of France. By naming her first son and...

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Henry died on 4 August 1060. He is buried in the Basilica of Saint-Denis. Upon his death, Anne became queen regnant for...

Lagertha could be a proper symbol of Kiev Rus – Ukraine

Katheryn Winnick - born in Etobicoke, Ontario, and is of Ukrainian descent. She spoke Ukrainian as her first language and did not begin speaking English until she...

Mystery of How Kiev Shaped Early Christianity in Norway

The third largest Norwegian city is Trondheim. It is best known for being linked to unruly...

Kiev Rus and its legacy

- 1043 Yaroslav sends his flotilla from Kiev to demand money from Byzantium. Constantinople refuses, tries...

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