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Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20
 
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In which John Green teaches you how Russia evolved from a loose amalgamation of medieval principalities known as the Kievan Rus into the thriving democracy we know today. As you can imagine, there were a few bumps along the road. It turns out, our old friends the Mongols had quite a lot to do with unifying Russia. In yet another example of how surprisingly organized nomadic raiders can be, the Mongols brought the Kievan Rus together under a single leadership, and concentrated power in Moscow. This set the stage for the various Ivans (the Great and the Terrible) to throw off the yoke and form a pan-Russian nation ruled by an autocratic leader. More than 500 years later, we still have autocratic leadership in Russia. All this, plus a rundown of some of our favorite atrocities of Ivan the Terrible, and a visit from Putin! Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support CrashCourse on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
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Where did Russia come from? - Alex Gendler
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-did-russia-come-from-alex-gendler Russia is the biggest country in the world, spanning one-eighth of the earth’s landmass. But where did it all begin? Alex Gendler explores the epic history of the Kievan Rus, where characters ranging from Viking raiders and Western crusaders to Byzantine missionaries and Mongol hordes all played a role to create a unique civilization standing at the crossroads of culture and geography. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Draško Ivezić.
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The Varangian Rus 1/3
 
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Generally speaking, the Norwegians expanded to the north and west to places such as Ireland, Scotland, Iceland and Greenland; the Danes to England and France, settling in the Danelaw (northern/eastern England) and Normandy; and the Swedes to the east, founding the Kievan Rus, the original Russia. However, among the Swedish runestones which mention expeditions over seas, almost half tell of raids and travels to western Europe. And in todays Sweden it has been found more Arabic coins from the Viking age then the Arabs has found themself from this era plus there has been found tonnes of viking treasures in todays Sweden which made the areas in todays Sweden to among the most riches places on earth during the viking age. So its easy due archeology to track the Varangian Rus til todays Sweden. But also, according to the Icelandic sagas, many Norwegian Vikings went to eastern Europe. . The names of Scandinavian kings are known only for the later part of the Viking Age. Only after the end of the Viking Age did the separate kingdoms acquire distinct identities as nations, which went hand in hand with their Christianization. Thus the end of the Viking Age for the Scandinavians also marks the start of their relatively brief Middle Ages. According to the Primary Chronicle, compiled in Kiev about 1100-1200 Ad, one group of Varangians was Rus' people. Their name became that of the land of Rus' this happened because one of Rus' princes, Rurik (Old Norse: Hrörekr) had been recognized by several East Slavic and Finno-Ugric peoples as their ruler, founding the Rurikid Dynasty, which later would rule over Rus' and after its fall over Russia for many centuries. Rurik first came to Staraya Ladoga in 862 and then moved his capital to Novgorod in 864, while his relative Oleg (Old Norse: Helgi) conquered Kiev in 882 and established the state of Kievan Rus', later inherited by Rurik's son Igor (Old Norse: Ingvarr). Sviatoslav was the first ruler of Rus' who is recorded in the Primary Chronicle with a name of Slavic origin (as opposed to his predecessors, whose names are ultimately derived from Old Norse). This name is however not recorded in other medieval Slavic countries. Even in Rus', it was attested only among the members of the house of Rurik, as were the names of Sviatoslav's immediate successors: Vladimir, Yaroslav, Mstislav). Some scholars speculate that the name of Sviatoslav, composed of the Slavic roots for "holy" and "glory", was an artificial derivation combining those of his predecessors Oleg and Rurik (they mean "holy" and "glorious" in Old Norse, respectively). Engaging in trade, piracy and mercenary activities, Varangians roamed the river systems and portages of Gardariki, as Rus' lands were known in Norse sagas. They controlled the Volga trade route (Route from the Varangians to the Arabs), connecting Baltic to the Caspian Sea, and the Dnieper trade route (Route from the Varangians to the Greeks) leading to the Black Sea and Constantinople. Those were the critically important trade links at that time, connecting Europe with wealthy and developed Arab Caliphates and the Byzantine Empire;via those routes most of the silver coinage came from the East to the West. Attracted by the riches of Constantinople, Rus' Varangians initiated a number of Rus'-Byzantine Wars, some of which resulted in advantageous trade treaties. At least from the early 10th century many Varangians served as mercenaries in the Byzantine Army, comprising the so-called Varangian Guard (the personal bodyguards of Byzantine Emperors). Eventually most of them, both in Byzantium and in Eastern Europe, were converted from paganism into Orthodox Christianity, culminating in the 988 Christianization of Kievan Rus'. Coinciding with the general decline of the Viking Age, the influx of Norsemen to Rus' stopped, and Varangians were eventually assimilated by East Slavs by the late 11th century.
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Kievan Rus’ Official Trailer #2
 
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Kievan Rus’ is a fascinating geopolitical strategy which is played all over the world. Kievan Rus’: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.oxiwyle.kievanrus The game does not require an Internet connection. Play as a ruler of one of the major European states. Are you ready to fight the Roman Empire, powerful France and England, and offensive barbarians? There are more than 40 Medieval states in the game. Key game features: ● Build your army and fleet; ● Sabotage and spy on your enemies; ● Invade other states to capture their resources or conquer the land; ● Protect your land from other states’ armies; ● Sign non-aggression pacts; ● Produce food, resources and military equipment; ● Sell excess goods to other states and buy the goods that you need; ● The game features a lot of real historical events; ● Introduce laws; ● Hold international meetings and make suggestions for further voting; ● Choose the state religion; ● Increase goods production by means of researches; ● Appoint Fleet Commanders, Army Commanders, Commander-in-Chief, chief tribute collector, and head of construction and trade; ● Fight separatism flourishing in the areas conquered by you. We are constantly striving to enhance the gameplay and introduce new interesting updates. Need help? Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GameKievanRus Our official VKontakte page: https://vk.com/kievanrusgame Email: [email protected]
Views: 13156 Oxiwyle
Kievan Rus' - Ukraine Origins (Київська Русь)
 
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Kievan Rus' or more correctly Kyivan Rus' (Ukraine - Україна) - The first state to arise among the Eastern Slavs and Ukrainians. It took its name from the city of Kyiv, the seat of the grand prince from about 880 until the beginning of the 13th century. At its zenith, it covered a territory stretching from the Carpathian Mountains to the Volga River, and from the Black Sea to the Baltic Sea. The state's rapid rise and development was based on its advantageous location at the intersection of major north-south and east-west land and water trade routes with access to two major seas, and favorable local conditions for the development of agriculture. In the end, however, the state's great size led to the development of centrifugal tendencies and local interests that limited its political and social cohesion. This, and its proximity to the Asian steppes, which left it vulnerable to invasions of nomadic hordes, eventually contributed to the decline of Kyivan Rus'. In the 8th century, the territory of Kyivan Rus' was inhabited by a number of tribes who shared a common proto-Slavic language, pagan beliefs, and life-style. The ancestors of the Ukrainians included the Polianians, Siverianians, Derevlianians, Dulibians, White Croatians, Ulychians, and Tivertsians. The proto-Russian Krivichians, Viatichians, and Radimichians and the proto-Belorussian Drehovichians also lived on the lands that eventually constituted Kyivan Rus'. The Polianians were the largest and most developed of the tribes; according to the Rus' Primary Chronicle, their prince Kyi founded the city of Kyiv in the 6th century. None of the tribes, however, was able to create a viable state, and in the 9th century the Varangians from Scandinavia formed specific union with the tribes and laid the groundwork for the Kyivan Rus' state. The question of the origins of Kyivan Rus' still produces controversy among historians. The oldest, or Normanist theory rests mainly on a literal interpretation of the Primary Chronicle and stresses the role of the Varangians as the first leaders and organizers of the state. Ukrainian historians, beginning with Mykhailo Maksymovych and followed by Mykola Kostomarov, Volodymyr Antonovych, Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Dmytro Bahalii, Dmytro Doroshenko, Mykola Chubaty, and others, have generally downplayed the Varangian influence on the formation of Rus'. (Kiewer Rus - Kievriget - Rus de Kiev - Kiievi-Vene - Kiovan Venäjä - Rus' de Kiev - Kijevi Rusz - Rus' di Kiev - Kijevo Rusia - Kievse Rijk - Kievriket - Ruś Kijowska - Киевская Русь - Київська Русь)
Views: 10377 TheCossackmate
Kievan Rus - History of Russia in 100 Minutes (Part 3 of 36)
 
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"History of Russia in 100 Minutes" is a crash course for beginners. Here you will find the complete history summarized and retold in simple language with accurate dates, the most relevant names and essential concepts. After finishing the course, you will know: - The basic characteristics of Russian history in different epochs - The 54 most important rulers and 106 historical persons in Russian history - 126 key dates and events in Russian history - The basic terms and concepts of Russian history The text is accompanied by numerous online resources: - 20,000 pictures - 700 videos - 3,500 songs - 100 podcast episodes All that is available via the smarthistories.com website. http://smarthistories.com/ Narrated by: Sammi Bold Written by: Tanel Vahisalu Edited by: Madis Maasing and Kerry Kubilius Proofread by: Tony Burnett Graphic Art by: Mehak Zaib Suddle Video: "Alexander Nevsky" by Sergey Eisenstein (1938) Drone Footage from Epic Knight Battle in Moscow City by Time to Fly (2017) "Viking Battle Part 1" by Daniel Epsoc (2012) Music: "Tchaikovsky (Part II)" and "Crocodile Ghena's Song" (1995) by J.M.K.E. https://www.discogs.com/JMKE-Sputniks... - - - - - - - - - - KIEVAN RUS The first forerunner of a state, which was in the territories of East Slavs was named, “Rus,” and was established by the Viking clan called the “Rus,” in the 9th century. Rich culture, and prosperous trade with the Byzantine Empire, made it the dominant ruler of, what is today, Western Russia. VARANGIANS Life in Rus was focused around its long rivers. The Dnieper, Don, Volga and Volkhov rivers were the trading routes that connected Scandinavia with Constantinople and Baghdad. The Varangians established control over these territories. They came to rule the Slavs, and gradually mixed with them. KIEVAN RUS A legend, written in the Primary Chronicle, says that in the middle of the 9th century, Slavic and Finno-Ugric tribes of Northern Russia tired of fighting each other and invited the Varangians to rule over them. In 862, the Varangian, Prince Rurik, established the “Rurik Dynasty,” in Novgorod that ruled over Russia for 700 years. Rurik’s successor, Oleg, founded the Kievan Rus state in 882 by connecting Novgorod with Kiev, and making the latter his new capital. The following rulers, Igor I, his widow, Olga, and son, Svyatoslav I, extended their dominance in what is now Southern Russia, fighting Byzantium, Pechenegs, and Polovtsy. In 988, Vladimir I, looking for a way to spiritually unify his people, adopted the Orthodox faith from Byzantium. The reign of Yaroslav the Wise, in the first half of the 11th century, was the highlight of Kievan power. Yaroslav enlarged the state, built fortifications, introduced a code of law, and promoted culture. DECLINE The fragmentation of the Kievan state, which followed, was only temporarily halted by Vladimir II (Vladimir Monomakh) at the beginning of the 12th century. After the rule of Yuri Dolgorukiy, in the later part of the 12th century, the importance of Kiev declined. His son, Andrey Bogolyubsky, raided Kiev. Thereafter, the Vladimir-Suzdal principality, and the Novgorod Republic became the most important states in Russian territory.
Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols_ Crash Course World History #20.webm
 
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Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols_ Crash Course World History #20.webm
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Reimagining Europe: Kievan Rus’ in the Medieval World, Christian Raffensperger
 
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Full interview with Prof. Christian Raffensperger on his book "Reimagining Europe: Kievan Rus’ in the Medieval World", Springfield, Ohio, USA, 19 December 2016. Raffensperger is Director of Pre-Modern & Ancient World Studies and Russia & Central Eurasian Program, Wittenberg University, Ohio. - Connect Kyivan Rus to larger European world: deconstructing Byzantine commonwealth, dynastic marriages, religious interactions, trade and commerce - 0:55 Challenge current status quo of where Kyivan Rus fits into Europe in terms of medieval scholarship and east European scholarhip - 1:23 Blame the Age of Enlightenment (Просвітництво) for creating silos of Ukrainian history, Belarusian history, Russian history strained away from Europe. World history - 1:58 Roman empire, Magna Carta. Scandanavia and large portion of east Europe is omitted - 2:47 Nation building in the 18th and 19th history. Mykhailo Hrushevsky, History of Kyivan Rus'. Varangians, Rus'. Anti-normanist position. Creation of separate narratives - 3:58 Cold War, area study centres - 4:20 Dimitri Obolensky, Byzantium commonwealth of states, medieval Europe. Obolensky ignored evidence that did not fit his model - 5:25 Anthony Kaldellis - 5:55 The Byzantium ideal is that "Byzantium is Rome" - 7:05 Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor - 7:23 Anna Porphyrogenita, daughter of Byzantine Emperor Romanos II and the Empress Theophano, married Grand Volodymyr the Great (Анна Порфірогенета, Володимир Великий, Володимир Святославич) - 8:54 Roman Empire, Constantine the Great (Константин I Великий) - 9:38 Fall of Rome to the barbarians in 476 AD. Regalia, imperial trappings are sent to the emperor in Constantinople - 10:15 Much later, Russians try to use this language to claim Moscow as the new Rome, third Rome - 10:40 Religious separation, i.e. Orthodox faith used to separate Rus' from Europe - 10:20 Schism in 1054 is misunderstood: Multiple instances of connection between Rus' and the rest of Europe in the 11th and 12th centuries - 12:20 Baptsim in Cherson/Kherson/Chersonesus, Crimea (Херсонес) - 13:00 Papacy sent messengers to Volodymyr asking for relics as presents; Papal Rusian ties - 13:20 Investiture Controversy, struggle between church and state, Gregorian reforms - 13:50 Henry IV married Eupraxia of Kyiv (Євпраксія Всеволодівна), Pope Clement III - 21:19 Deept trade connectios between Kyivan Rus and western Europe, Scandinavia, Middle East and Central Asia is immense and understudied This title is available on amazon.com https://www.amazon.com/Reimagining-Europe-Medieval-Harvard-Historical/dp/0674063848 This video was not sponsored Video by UkeTube Ukrainian Video
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Kievan Rus' - Ukraine (Київська Русь - Україна)
 
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Historical maps and facts abouth Kievan Rus' - Kyivan Rus' - Ukraine! Relations to Sweden and Vikings, Sarmatian origin of name Rus' used long time only by Ukrainians etc. ... Music: Requiem For A Dream - Full Theme Song. The first state to arise among the Eastern Slavs. It took its name from the city of Kyiv, the seat of the grand prince from about 880 until the beginning of the 13th century. At its zenith, it covered a territory stretching from the Carpathian Mountains to the Volga River, and from the Black Sea to the Baltic Sea. The state's rapid rise and development was based on its advantageous location at the intersection of major north-south and east-west land and water trade routes with access to two major seas, and favorable local conditions for the development of agriculture. In the end, however, the state's great size led to the development of centrifugal tendencies and local interests that limited its political and social cohesion. This, and its proximity to the Asian steppes, which left it vulnerable to invasions of nomadic hordes, eventually contributed to the decline of Kyivan Rus'. In the 8th century, the territory of Kyivan Rus' was inhabited by a number of tribes who shared a common proto-Slavic language, pagan beliefs, and life-style. The ancestors of the Ukrainians included the Polianians, Siverianians, Derevlianians, Dulibians, White Croatians, Ulychians, and Tivertsians. The proto-Russian ugro-finnic tribes and eventually occupied Krivichians, Viatichians, and Radimichians and the proto-Belorussian Drehovichians also lived on the lands that eventually constituted Kyivan Rus'. The Polianians were the largest and most developed of the tribes; according to the Rus' Primary Chronicle, their prince Kyi founded the city of Kyiv in the 6th century. None of the tribes, however, was able to create a viable state, and in the 9th century the Varangians from Scandinavia had union with the Ukrainian tribe Polianians and laid the groundwork for the Kyivan Rus' state.
Views: 22900 TheCossackmate
Mongols founded Russia or Muscovy (1328)
 
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Historical documents are showing that modern Russia (former Muscovy) was founded by Mongols in 1328th year. First ruler was Ivan Kalita. The biggest lie of Russian historians which have managed to convince the Western experts is that Old Rus' is actually modern Russia. Modern Ukraine is direct successor of old Rus' or Kievan Rus'; there is plenty of historical evidence for this claim. Stop russian falsification of Eastern Slavs history! Read: Владимир Белинский - СТРАНА МОКСЕЛЬ.
Views: 13230 TheCossackmate
Crash Course Medieval Russia
 
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*COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS* 1. Which two groups are debated as being the founders of the Kievan Rus? 2. List two exports of the Kievan Rus mentioned in the video. 3. What religion did Vladimir I choose as the official religion of the Rus? 4. What people came to conquer the Rus in the 13th century? 5. What was the name of the Khanate which ruled the Kievan Rus during much of the Medieval Period? 6. How is the city of Moscow ideally placed for trade? 7. Which ruler eventually overthrew their foreign rulers to claim independence for the Muscovites? 8. What does the term 'tsar' mean? 9. Who were the targets of the government policy of Oprichnina? 10. According to the video, what is a cause of the unique uneasiness which Western European countries have had toward Russia throughout history? *All rights are reserved to the owners or licensed.* * It is not intended to violate copyrighted material, which all belongs to its receptive owners. This Video Is Educational Purpose Only.* Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
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Ottoman Conquest of Africa and The Kievan Rus | Europa Universalis 4: Dharma | BoogyPlays |
 
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This is my second official timelapse. The Ottoman Conquest of Africa (And The Kievan Rus). Just in time for the release of the new dlc. Hope you enjoy. *!! STREAMING EVERY SUNDAY !!* Also, if you enjoy my shenanigans dont forget to like and subcribe !! Want me to tickle your peener with a smexy dance ? gives me a dollar :D:D:D:D FACEBOOK ::: https://www.facebook.com/boogaloojone... MOAR ::: https://www.youtube.com/user/getorix TIP ::: https://youtube.streamlabs.com/UC2VuQ... Patreon ::: https://patreon.com/BoogalooJonesEnt ::(:(:: CHAT ROOLS PLZ ::):):: 1. No racist, homophobic, spamming, or otherwise socially derogatory words. 2. Please attempt to be courteous, helpful, and respectful as much as possible. 3. No advertisement of any kind, that includes self-promotion.
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Viking Expansion - The Lands of the Rus - Extra History - #4
 
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The Rus Vikings headed further inland into eastern Europe, raiding Constantinople (unsuccessfully) at first, and then eventually falling into negotiations with the Byzantines and changing their own culture over time. One of their most famous descending rulers was Olga of Kiev, who was also the grandmother of Vladimir. Join us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Check out all our shows at http://becausegamesmatter.com Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Thanks for participating in this week's discussion! We want you to be aware of our community posting guidelines so that we can have high-quality conversations: https://goo.gl/HkzwQh Contribute community subtitles to Extra History: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCCODtTcd5M1JavPCOr_Uydg&tab=2 Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Outro music: "March of the Northmen" by Tiffany Román http://www.tiffanyromanlouk.com
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Kievan Rus’
 
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Kievan Rus’ is a fascinating geopolitical strategy which is played all over the world. Kievan Rus’: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.oxiwyle.kievanrus The game does not require an Internet connection. Play as a ruler of one of the major European states. Are you ready to fight the Roman Empire, powerful France and England, and offensive barbarians? There are more than 40 Medieval states in the game. Key game features: ● Build your army and fleet; ● Sabotage and spy on your enemies; ● Invade other states to capture their resources or conquer the land; ● Protect your land from other states’ armies; ● Sign non-aggression pacts; ● Produce food, resources and military equipment; ● Sell excess goods to other states and buy the goods that you need; ● The game features a lot of real historical events; ● Introduce laws; ● Hold international meetings and make suggestions for further voting; ● Choose the state religion; ● Increase goods production by means of researches; ● Appoint Fleet Commanders, Army Commanders, Commander-in-Chief, chief tribute collector, and head of construction and trade; ● Fight separatism flourishing in the areas conquered by you. We are constantly striving to enhance the gameplay and introduce new interesting updates. Need help? Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GameKievanRus Our official VKontakte page: https://vk.com/kievanrusgame Email: [email protected]
Views: 18942 Oxiwyle
AP World: Kievan Rus (3.2.1)
 
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In which the teacher discusses the development of Kievan Rus during the post-classical era of World History. 3.2.1 of the AP World Curriculum.
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Kievan Rus #1 - Just Trading
 
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Just some trading in Kievan Rus.
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Kievan Rus' | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Kievan Rus' Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ You can upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Kievan Rus' (Old East Slavic: Рѹ́сь (Rus' ), Рѹ́сьскаѧ землѧ (Rus'skaya zemlya), Latin: Rus(s)ia, Ruscia, Ruzzia, Rut(h)enia) was a loose federation of East Slavic and Finnic peoples in Europe from the late 9th to the mid-13th century, under the reign of the Varangian Rurik dynasty. The modern nations of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine all claim Kievan Rus' as their cultural ancestors, with Belarus and Russia deriving their names from it. At its greatest extent, in the mid-11th century, it stretched from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south and from the headwaters of the Vistula in the west to the Taman Peninsula in the east, uniting the majority of East Slavic tribes.According to Russian historiography, the first ruler to start uniting East Slavic lands into what has become known as Kievan Rus' was Prince Oleg (882–912). He extended his control from Novgorod south along the Dnieper river valley to protect trade from Khazar incursions from the east, and he moved his capital to the more strategic Kiev. Sviatoslav I (died 972) achieved the first major expansion of Kievan Rus' territorial control, fighting a war of conquest against the Khazars. Vladimir the Great (980–1015) introduced Christianity with his own baptism and, by decree, extended it to all inhabitants of Kiev and beyond. Kievan Rus' reached its greatest extent under Yaroslav the Wise (1019–1054); his sons assembled and issued its first written legal code, the Rus' Justice, shortly after his death.The state declined beginning in the late 11th century and during the 12th century, disintegrating into various rival regional powers. It was further weakened by economic factors, such as the collapse of Rus' commercial ties to the Byzantine Empire due to the decline of Constantinople and the accompanying diminution of trade routes through its territory. The state finally fell to the Mongol invasion of the 1240s.
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Eastern Europe--Byzantium and Russia
 
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Don't forget to hit the Like and Subscribe videos to make sure you receive notifications about upcoming Literature, Grammar, Reading, Writing, and World History lessons from MrBrayman.Info. Below is the outline of the slides used in the lesson: Eastern EuropeByzantium and Russia The Byzantine Empire "The Fall of Rome" was only the fall of the Western Roman Empire Some scholars argue that the Roman Empire (that is, the Eastern Roman, or Byzantine, Empire) continued for another 1,000 years—until 1453 Geography The Byzantine Empire sat at the meeting point of all of the major trade routes of Afro-Eurasia This made it vulnerable to people on all sides who want to control it This made it a highly multi-cultural region—which had its advantages and disadvantages Emperor Justinian Rebuilt Constantinople Reconquered old Roman territories in the Italian Peninsula, North Africa, and the Holy Land Organized the legal system Took control of the church and built the Hagia Sophia Eastern Conflicts Stopped Persian expansion and forcibly converted parts of Syria and Mesopotamia to Christianity Stopped Arab Muslim advances in the 7th Century Served as a "blockade" of Europe from Muslim and Turk invasions Byzantine Culture in the North 864: Cyril and Methodius sent north by the Byzantine government to convert the Balkans to Christianity They were somewhat successful, especially in southern Russia Developed the written alphabet, Cyrillic, for Russian Kievan Rus Slavic peoples expanded northward and eastward from the Pripet Marshes to control Russia "Capital" was Kiev Some mixing with Swedish and Norwegian Viking raiders and traders who came down the Dnieper River from the Baltic Sea Kievan Rus Trade between Rus and the Byzantines increased along the Dnieper and Black Sea Vladimir I converted Rus to Orthodox Christianity Russia continued to imitate Byzantine culture, language, and law Fell under the control of the Mongols (Tatars) the mid-1200s to the late-1400s The Great Schism The old Western Roman Empire—powerful Pope controlling weak kings The Byzantine Empire—powerful Emperor controlling the church patriarchs Debates over rituals and whether or not priests could marry Led to the Great Schism [split] between what we now call the Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Christianity From the Byzantine Empire to the Ottoman Empire The Byzantines were weakened by the Crusades as well as the losses of land to the Seljuk Turks in Mesopotamia and Asia Minor Constantinople fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 Continuation of Russian Power in the 1500s Russia's best centuries would come later under Ivan III, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great Thanks for watching
Views: 3712 Brook Brayman
The Rus' Khaganate: Every Year
 
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Sometimes referred to as the predecessor of the Kievan Rus', the Rus' Khaganate was possibly founded by Swedish Vikings from Roden or Slavic tribes, whom formed a large united state through trade and war. The earls of that realm later took the title Khagan and formed the Rus' Khaganate, but when the Swedish Vikings started to conquer the ¨Eastern Riverlands¨, the Khagans were driven east, not long after, their ones great Khaganate were reduced to only the city of Rostov, untill it finally collapsed in 899 due to financiall, political and religious turmoil.
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History of Russia Part 1
 
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Russia Part 1 traces the origins of modern Russia and Ukraine among Slavic tribes, Viking raiders, and the medieval kingdom of Kievan Rus. Mongol hordes brought death and destruction, but under the first Tsars, a strong Russian state slowly emerged. A note on 'Ivan the Terrible' - in Russia, Ivan IV has the epithet 'Гро́зный', which means 'Great' or 'Formidable'. So why is he called Ivan 'the Terrible' in this video? Because he was evil or useless? No, it is because 'Гро́зный' was first translated into English many years ago as 'Terrible', when the word commonly meant awesome or formidable (see definitions 3 & 4 here: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/terrible?s=t). And in English, Ivan IV has been known as Ivan the Terrible ever since. Please help support Epic History TV at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EpicHistoryTV... Website: http://www.epichistory.tv Twitter: https://twitter.com/EpicHistoryTV Recommended general histories of Russia (follow affiliate links to buy on Amazon & support the channel): Martin Sixsmith, Russia: A 1000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East http://geni.us/KJoobkg Orlando Figes, Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia http://geni.us/g6Ue8k Robert Service, The Penguin History of Modern Russia: From Tsarism to the Twenty-first Century http://geni.us/TgiI
Views: 438841 Epic History TV
Poland: 'Kiev's Bandera-regime takeover': Farmers demand Russian embargo compensation
 
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Thousands of Polish farmers marched through the streets of Warsaw, Thursday, to protest what they deem unacceptable government compensation for their losses following the Russian trade embargo. Marching on the Polish Prime Minister's residence, the protest was aimed at attracting the government's attention to problems in the agricultural sector. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ To use this footage please contact the Ruptly Client Desk: [email protected] Video ID: 20150219-029 ---------------------------------- Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly VK: https://vk.com/ruptlytv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/Ruptly Vine: https://vine.co/Ruptly Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/Ruptly Google Plus: http://google.com/+RuptlyTV YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/RuptlyTV DailyMotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/ruptly Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv
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Early Russia - History of Russia in 100 Minutes - (Part 1 of 36)
 
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"History of Russia in 100 Minutes" is a crash course for beginners. Here you will find the complete history summarized and retold in simple language with accurate dates, the most relevant names and essential concepts. After finishing the course, you will know: - The basic characteristics of Russian history in different epochs - The 54 most important rulers and 106 historical persons in Russian history - 126 key dates and events in Russian history - The basic terms and concepts of Russian history The text is accompanied by numerous online resources: - 20,000 pictures - 700 videos - 3,500 songs - 100 podcast episodes All that is available via the smarthistories.com website. http://smarthistories.com/ Narrated by: Sammi Bold Written by: Tanel Vahisalu Edited by: Madis Maasing and Kerry Kubilius Proofread by: Tony Burnett Graphic Art by: Mehak Zaib Suddle Video: "Alexander Nevsky" by Sergey Eisenstein (1938) Footage of the Times and Epochs Historical Re-Enactment Festival (2012) Music: "Tchaikovsky (Part II)" and "Crocodile Ghena's Song" (1995) by J.M.K.E. https://www.discogs.com/JMKE-Sputniks-In-Pectopah/release/968980 - - - - - - - - - - EARLY RUSSIA SUMMARY The history of the Russian people began with the Slavic tribes. As the West Slavs settled in Eastern Europe, and the South Slavs settled in the Balkans, the East Slavs inhabited the forests and steppes of present-day Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. PREHISTORY The first humans arrived in today’s territory of Russia around 40,000 BC. Remains of some of their earliest settlements have been found in the Kostenki archeological site, near Voronezh, and the Sungir site, near Vladimir. SCYTHIANS, GOTHS, HUNS, KHAZARS AND FINNO-UGRIC PEOPLES In the 5th century BC, the famous Greek historian, Herodotus, wrote about the Scythians of the Black Sea. They probably originated from the Altai region of Siberia and Mongolia, and inhabited the steppes of today’s Ukraine and Southern Russia. The Scythians were fierce fighters, also making occasional raids into Europe. During the Great Migration around 200 AD, the Goths plundered Russian territory from the Black Sea all the way to the west. Around 400 AD, the mighty Hunnic Empire stretched from the Ural Mountains to the Rhine River. It was ruled by the legendary leader, Attila the Hun. From the 7th to the 11th centuries, much of Southern Russia was dominated by the Khazars, who, probably, also ruled over some Slavic tribes. Present-day Northern Russia was inhabited by Finno-Ugric peoples, who did not have states, but traded actively with Scandinavians, and later also with East Slavs. SLAVS The direct roots of Russian people go back to the Slavs. Their origins are not clear. According to the most common theory, the West Slavs (Poles, Czechs), the South Slavs (Serbs, Bulgarians), and the East Slavs (Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians), all originate from the vast swamplands, called Pripet Marshes, that can be found in current Belarus and Northern Ukraine. EAST SLAVS The East Slavs arrived in two waves: One moved from Kiev to present-day Suzdal, and the other from Polotsk to the Novgorod region. These people inhabited the steppes, and the woodland belt of Central Russia, and, from the 7th to the 9th centuries, formed the majority of the Western Russian inhabitants. The East Slavs were tall, fair-skinned hunters and farmers who lived in log houses, spoke Slavonic languages, and slowly began to adapt to Christianity.
The Spread of Byzantine Culture into Kievan Rus
 
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This video explains the influence that the Byzantine Empire had on Kievan Rus (early Ukraine and Russia) as well as the characteristics of early Eastern European civilization. It is part two of a two part series on Eastern Europe in the Post-Classical Period (600-1450CE). Don't forget to hit the Like and Subscribe videos to make sure you receive notifications about upcoming Literature, Grammar, Reading, Writing, and World History lessons from MrBrayman.Info. Below is the outline of the slides used in the lesson: The Spread of Byzantine Culture into Kievan Rus' Part Two of a Two-Part Series on Eastern Europe in the Post-Classical Period Comparisons: Byzantium, Islam, and China Core States-more sophisticated STEM, bigger, older, more connected to the world network Periphery States-smaller, less STEM, brought into the world network by core states, highly influenced by core states Early Missionaries 864CE- The Byzantine government sends Cyril and Methodius north into the Balkans and southern Russia Cyrillic is named after Cyril who gave the Russians a written alphabet Spread of Byzantine culture through Christianity Local languages used in religious services—different from Roman Catholicism Cultural Borders Western Europe Catholic Latin Former Roman Empire Eastern Europe Orthodox Slavic and Greek Formerly outside the world network Eastern Kingdoms Jewish Diaspora Diaspora—spreading Jews displaced from the Holy Land by the Romans and Arabs Banned from landowning and farming Turned to education and banking Could loan money at interest Affinity network that benefitted Eastern Europe, despite oppression Kievan Rus' Indo-Europeans from Central Asia Mixed with Bulgars Migrated south into the plains of Russia and Ukraine Ironworking Animists, non-literate The Norsemen 6th and 7th Centuries- Scandinavian raiders used Eastern Europe's river networks Reached as far south as Byzantium Set up city-states like Kiev Rurik, the legendary first prince of Kiev was a Dane "Russia" may come from a Greek word for the red hair of the Norse invaders Princes of Kiev 980-1015: Vladimir I converts the kingdom to Christianity King's conversion= kingdom's conversion Mass baptisms and forced conversions Russian Orthodox church under Kievan control 1019-1054: Yaroslav the Wise Set up a legal system with courts Translated religious literature to Slavic Kievan Culture and Politics Heavily influenced by Byzantium and Orthodox Christianity Cyrillic Icons Growing Landed Aristocracy Free peasants Decline of Kiev Mongol invasions—Tatars, "The People of Hell" Mongols ruled in name only, loosely and distantly Trade declined, controlled by the Mongols Power shifted to Moscow when they defeated and pushed out the Mongols Long-Term Impacts Power in Europe shifted westwards towards France, Italy, and England Russia's geographic isolation from seaports hurt it Mongol invasions kept Eastern Europe under siege and backwards for centuries Collapse of Byzantium in 1453 Rising Turkish threats from the south also had a heavy burden Lesson Completed
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The Varangian Rus 3/3
 
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Generally speaking, the Norwegians expanded to the north and west to places such as Ireland, Scotland, Iceland and Greenland; the Danes to England and France, settling in the Danelaw (northern/eastern England) and Normandy; and the Swedes to the east, founding the Kievan Rus, the original Russia. However, among the Swedish runestones which mention expeditions over seas, almost half tell of raids and travels to western Europe. And in todays Sweden it has been found more Arabic coins from the Viking age then the Arabs has found themself from this era plus there has been found tonnes of viking treasures in todays Sweden which made the areas in todays Sweden to among the most riches places on earth during the viking age. So its easy due archeology to track the Varangian Rus til todays Sweden. But also, according to the Icelandic sagas, many Norwegian Vikings went to eastern Europe. The names of Scandinavian kings are known only for the later part of the Viking Age. Only after the end of the Viking Age did the separate kingdoms acquire distinct identities as nations, which went hand in hand with their Christianization. Thus the end of the Viking Age for the Scandinavians also marks the start of their relatively brief Middle Ages. According to the Primary Chronicle, compiled in Kiev about 1100-1200 Ad, one group of Varangians was Rus' people. Their name became that of the land of Rus' this happened because one of Rus' princes, Rurik (Old Norse: Hrörekr) had been recognized by several East Slavic and Finno-Ugric peoples as their ruler, founding the Rurikid Dynasty, which later would rule over Rus' and after its fall over Russia for many centuries. Rurik first came to Staraya Ladoga in 862 and then moved his capital to Novgorod in 864, while his relative Oleg (Old Norse: Helgi) conquered Kiev in 882 and established the state of Kievan Rus', later inherited by Rurik's son Igor (Old Norse: Ingvarr). Sviatoslav was the first ruler of Rus' who is recorded in the Primary Chronicle with a name of Slavic origin (as opposed to his predecessors, whose names are ultimately derived from Old Norse). This name is however not recorded in other medieval Slavic countries. Even in Rus', it was attested only among the members of the house of Rurik, as were the names of Sviatoslav's immediate successors: Vladimir, Yaroslav, Mstislav). Some scholars speculate that the name of Sviatoslav, composed of the Slavic roots for "holy" and "glory", was an artificial derivation combining those of his predecessors Oleg and Rurik (they mean "holy" and "glorious" in Old Norse, respectively). Engaging in trade, piracy and mercenary activities, Varangians roamed the river systems and portages of Gardariki, as Rus' lands were known in Norse sagas. They controlled the Volga trade route (Route from the Varangians to the Arabs), connecting Baltic to the Caspian Sea, and the Dnieper trade route (Route from the Varangians to the Greeks) leading to the Black Sea and Constantinople. Those were the critically important trade links at that time, connecting Europe with wealthy and developed Arab Caliphates and the Byzantine Empire;via those routes most of the silver coinage came from the East to the West. Attracted by the riches of Constantinople, Rus' Varangians initiated a number of Rus'-Byzantine Wars, some of which resulted in advantageous trade treaties. At least from the early 10th century many Varangians served as mercenaries in the Byzantine Army, comprising the so-called Varangian Guard (the personal bodyguards of Byzantine Emperors). Eventually most of them, both in Byzantium and in Eastern Europe, were converted from paganism into Orthodox Christianity, culminating in the 988 Christianization of Kievan Rus'. Coinciding with the general decline of the Viking Age, the influx of Norsemen to Rus' stopped, and Varangians were eventually assimilated by East Slavs by the late 11th century.
Views: 44231 BirkaViking
History of Russia Part 2
 
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Epic History TV's history of Russia continues! Emerging from the Time of Troubles, Russia fights back against foreign invaders, as Prince Pozharksy and Kuzma Minin liberate Moscow from Polish forces. Russia's assembly, the Zemsky Sobor, turns to a 16 year old boy, Mikhail Romanov, for leadership. He and the early Romanovs oversee a turbulent period of war, reform and rebellion: all Russian peasants are made serfs by the terms of the Sobornoye Ulozheniye, while Patriarch Nikon's religious reforms split the Russian Orthodox Church between Reformers and Old Believers. The Thirteen Years War (1654 – 67) against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth brings Smolensk and Kiev under Russian control, as Cossack renegade (and folklore hero) Stenka Razin leads revolt in the south. In 1689, Peter the Great seizes power from his half-sister, Princess Regent Sofia. Peter is determined to make Russia a great European power, and travels to the Dutch Republic and England to study the latest developments in science and shipbuilding. He wages successful wars against the Ottoman Empire, acquiring the Black Sea port of Azov, and defeats Sweden in the Great Northern War, winning one of Russia's most famous victories at Poltava in 1709. He builds a new capital, St.Petersburg, as well as a Russian navy, and reforms education, industry and government. Not without internal opposition, Peter's boundless energy transforms Russia. The second half of Russia's 18th century is dominated by female rulers. Under the reign of Empress Anna Ioannovna, Vitus Bering charts the coast of Alaska and discovers the Aleutian Islands. Empress Elizabeth leads Russia into the Seven Years War against Frederick the Great, with Russian victory at Kunersdorf in 1759, and oversees construction of St.Petersburg's stunningly lavish and expensive Winter Palace. While Peter III falls victim to a conspiracy by his wife Catherine and army officers, leading to his own death, and the reign of Catherine the Great.. Please support Epic History TV at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EpicHistoryTV?ty=h Recommended general histories of Russia (follow affiliate links to buy on Amazon & support the channel): Martin Sixsmith, Russia: A 1000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East http://geni.us/KJoobkg Orlando Figes, Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia http://geni.us/g6Ue8k Robert Service, The Penguin History of Modern Russia: From Tsarism to the Twenty-first Century http://geni.us/TgiI
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How did Russia begin? | 1450 - Present | AP US History | Khan Academy
 
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Using the Russian Primary Chronicle to explore the early Nordic and Slavic beginnings of the "Land of Rus'" or the "Kievan State", including the start of the Rurukid Dynasty by Rurik. View more lessons or practice this subject at https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/renaissance-and-reformation/russian-empire/v/how-did-russia-begin?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc&utm_campaign=worldshistory Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We offer quizzes, questions, instructional videos, and articles on a range of academic subjects, including math, biology, chemistry, physics, history, economics, finance, grammar, preschool learning, and more. We provide teachers with tools and data so they can help their students develop the skills, habits, and mindsets for success in school and beyond. Khan Academy has been translated into dozens of languages, and 15 million people around the globe learn on Khan Academy every month. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we would love your help! Donate or volunteer today! Donate here: https://www.khanacademy.org/donate?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc Volunteer here: https://www.khanacademy.org/contribute?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc
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Medieval Russia - History of Russia in 100 Minutes (Part 2 of 36)
 
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"History of Russia in 100 Minutes" is a crash course for beginners. Here you will find the complete history summarized and retold in simple language with accurate dates, the most relevant names and essential concepts. After finishing the course, you will know: - The basic characteristics of Russian history in different epochs - The 54 most important rulers and 106 historical persons in Russian history - 126 key dates and events in Russian history - The basic terms and concepts of Russian history The text is accompanied by numerous online resources: - 20,000 pictures - 700 videos - 3,500 songs - 100 podcast episodes All that is available via the smarthistories.com website. http://smarthistories.com/ Narrated by: Sammi Bold Written by: Tanel Vahisalu Edited by: Madis Maasing and Kerry Kubilius Proofread by: Tony Burnett Graphic Art by: Mehak Zaib Suddle Video: "Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia" by Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak (1943) "Alexander Nevsky" by Sergey Eisenstein (1938) Music: "Tchaikovsky (Part II)" and "Crocodile Ghena's Song" (1995) by J.M.K.E. https://www.discogs.com/JMKE-Sputniks-In-Pectopah/release/968980 - - - - - - - - - - MEDIEVAL RUSSIA SUMMARY The first state-like formations, in the present-day territory of Russia, emerged around Novgorod and Kiev in the 9th century. Russia was then dominated by Vikings. After 250 years of Mongol supremacy, from the 13th century, Moscow became the most important power base in Russia. It was from Moscow that Ivan the Great ruled with a firm hand. BACKGROUND The name Russia comes from the group of Varangians (Vikings), called the, “Rus”. They established a state, in the middle of the 9th century in Northern Russia, around the important trade center of Novgorod. About twenty years later, their power base shifted to the Dnieper River trade route to the Greeks, where their capital Kiev was thriving. Thereafter, the state was called, “Kievan Rus”. Mostly furs, slaves, and wax, were traded for Arabian silver, as well as Byzantine luxury goods. The Varangian princes formed the ruling class, but they soon assimilated with the local Slavs and the Finns. STATE AND SOCIETY The state of Kievan Rus was a loose confederation of principalities whose leaders were princes (Knyaz). They were constantly in dispute over the supreme title, Grand Prince of Kiev (Veliky Knyaz). Each prince was supported by a retinue (druzhina) of loyal soldiers (druzhinniks). The senior members of this fellowship were called, “boyars,” and they formed an advisory board called the, “Duma”. Unusually, the towns of Novgorod and Pskov were governed by a wide assembly of merchants called “Veche”. The Veche was so powerful, it could name, and depose, princes. When the Mongols conquered Russia, the most important center was not Kiev, but Vladimir, whose prince was superior to others and named himself the Grand Prince. Under the Mongol rule, princes retained their dominions but were obliged to pay tax to the Mongols. The title, “Grand Prince,” thereafter shifted to the ruler of Moscow. CULTURE Russians were deeply influenced by Byzantine culture and the Orthodox faith. Mentality, customs and art, were all adopted from Byzantium.
From Varangians to the Greeks, Из Варяг в Греки
 
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The trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks was a trade route that connected Scandinavia, Kievan Rus' and the Byzantine Empire. The route allowed traders along the route to establish a direct prosperous trade with Byzantium, and prompted some of them to settle in the territories of present-day Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.
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How did Russia Become an Empire? | Animated History
 
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Be among the first 195 people to sign up for Brilliant.org and save 20% off your subscription! https://brilliant.org/ArmchairHistorian/ Check out Epimetheus video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_2h16AYMMQ&feature=youtu.be Sign up for The Armchair Historian website today: https://www.thearmchairhistorian.com/ Ironside Computers - Click here to customize your own PC: https://ironsidecomputers.com/ **USE DISCOUNT CODE "History" FOR 5% OFF!** Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArmchairHist Sources: The End of the Russian Empire, Michael T. Florinsky The Extraordinary Rise of the Russian Empire, Arthur C. Hasiotis The Princeton Review's AP European History Exam 2017 Music: Yonder Hill and Dale by Aaron Kenny King's Men by Biz Baz Studio The New Order by Aaron Kenny Trieste by Josh Lippi & The Overtime
Views: 273612 The Armchair Historian
Viking siege of Constantinople (Rus' raid 860)
 
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In 18 June 860 CE, Viking Rus' (Ῥῶς) from southern Ukraine sack outskirt of Tsargrad (Constantinople) and besiege the fortified city. Hostility between Viking Rus' and Eastern Roman Empire are caused by restriction of Rus' trade and the absence of main Eastern Roman army on the capital. The Rus' raid on Tsargrad (Miklagarðr/Constantinople) with 200 ships sailing from the Black Sea caught the eastern Romans unprepared. Rus' Raiders plundered the suburbs and slaughtered its inhabitant, while constantinople garrison unable to repel the raiders. Eastern roman navy also absence in the bosphorus due to fighting Abbassid navy and Norman fleet (Francizied Viking) in the eastern Mediterranean. Raiding activity continued until 4 August 860 CE, Rus' raiders move to Sea of Marmara and sack monasteries in the Prince Islands belonging to the former Patriarch. The Rus' viking eventually retreated to their homeland, probably due to weather conditioin or the return of the Emperor along its main troops. The rus' raid in 860 CE was the first raid toward eastern roman capital and saw the weakness of the defence of Tsargrad (Constantinople). Several Rus' states occasionally raid Tsargard which lasted until 11th century. Music : Adam Skorupa - Round Shield Invader Ancestors Legacy Soundtrack
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Kievan Rus' | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Kievan Rus' Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ You can upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Kievan Rus' (Old East Slavic: Рѹ́сь (Rus' ), Рѹ́сьскаѧ землѧ (Rus'skaya zemlya), Latin: Rus(s)ia, Ruscia, Ruzzia, Rut(h)enia) was a loose federation of East Slavic and Finnic peoples in Europe from the late 9th to the mid-13th century, under the reign of the Varangian Rurik dynasty. The modern nations of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine all claim Kievan Rus' as their cultural ancestors, with Belarus and Russia deriving their names from it. At its greatest extent, in the mid-11th century, it stretched from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south and from the headwaters of the Vistula in the west to the Taman Peninsula in the east, uniting the majority of East Slavic tribes.According to Russian historiography, the first ruler to start uniting East Slavic lands into what has become known as Kievan Rus' was Prince Oleg (882–912). He extended his control from Novgorod south along the Dnieper river valley to protect trade from Khazar incursions from the east, and he moved his capital to the more strategic Kiev. Sviatoslav I (died 972) achieved the first major expansion of Kievan Rus' territorial control, fighting a war of conquest against the Khazars. Vladimir the Great (980–1015) introduced Christianity with his own baptism and, by decree, extended it to all inhabitants of Kiev and beyond. Kievan Rus' reached its greatest extent under Yaroslav the Wise (1019–1054); his sons assembled and issued its first written legal code, the Rus' Justice, shortly after his death.The state declined beginning in the late 11th century and during the 12th century, disintegrating into various rival regional powers. It was further weakened by economic factors, such as the collapse of Rus' commercial ties to the Byzantine Empire due to the decline of Constantinople and the accompanying diminution of trade routes through its territory. The state finally fell to the Mongol invasion of the 1240s.
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Kyiv Rus has nothing to do with Russia, Timothy Snyder
 
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Excerpt from "Ukraine: From Propaganda to Reality" by Timothy Snyder, Chicago, USA, 9 November 2014. - Kyivan Rus, Kievan Rus' (Київська Русь) - Vikings tried to establish a trade route, European Trade - 0:42 Kyiv was a decaying Khazaria, Khanate trying to decide which monotheistic religion to adopt: Christianity, Judaism, Muslim tradition - 1:05 Adopted Judaism Click here to view the full lecture by Timothy Snyder "Ukraine: From Propaganda to Reality" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKFObB6_naw Video courtesy of Chicago Humanities Festival http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM2nSBiVH_QQkaHfOmwkdtQ http://chicagohumanities.org War in Donbas, Ukraine (Війна на сході України) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Donbass 2014 Russian Invasion of Ukraine http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Russian_military_intervention_in_Ukraine
Views: 2341 UkeTube
The Rus Vikings in the east
 
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Vikings in the east part 1 Viking archaeology
Views: 15084 BirkaViking
Kievan Rus: Some Real Quick Remarks
 
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A very short video with just a few notes on Kievan Rus' for some of our online history survey courses.
Views: 1024 Igorcats
The Varangian Rus 2/3
 
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Generally speaking, the Norwegians expanded to the north and west to places such as Ireland, Scotland, Iceland and Greenland; the Danes to England and France, settling in the Danelaw (northern/eastern England) and Normandy; and the Swedes to the east, founding the Kievan Rus, the original Russia. However, among the Swedish runestones which mention expeditions over seas, almost half tell of raids and travels to western Europe. And in todays Sweden it has been found more Arabic coins from the Viking age then the Arabs has found themself from this era plus there has been found tonnes of viking treasures in todays Sweden which made the areas in todays Sweden to among the most riches places on earth during the viking age. So its easy due archeology to track the Varangian Rus til todays Sweden. But also, according to the Icelandic sagas, many Norwegian Vikings went to eastern Europe. The names of Scandinavian kings are known only for the later part of the Viking Age. Only after the end of the Viking Age did the separate kingdoms acquire distinct identities as nations, which went hand in hand with their Christianization. Thus the end of the Viking Age for the Scandinavians also marks the start of their relatively brief Middle Ages. According to the Primary Chronicle, compiled in Kiev about 1100-1200 Ad , one group of Varangians was Rus' people. Their name became that of the land of Rus' this happened because one of Rus' princes, Rurik (Old Norse: Hrörekr) had been recognized by several East Slavic and Finno-Ugric peoples as their ruler, founding the Rurikid Dynasty, which later would rule over Rus' and after its fall over Russia for many centuries. Rurik first came to Staraya Ladoga in 862 and then moved his capital to Novgorod in 864, while his relative Oleg (Old Norse: Helgi) conquered Kiev in 882 and established the state of Kievan Rus', later inherited by Rurik's son Igor (Old Norse: Ingvarr). Sviatoslav was the first ruler of Rus' who is recorded in the Primary Chronicle with a name of Slavic origin (as opposed to his predecessors, whose names are ultimately derived from Old Norse). This name is however not recorded in other medieval Slavic countries. Even in Rus', it was attested only among the members of the house of Rurik, as were the names of Sviatoslav's immediate successors: Vladimir, Yaroslav, Mstislav). Some scholars speculate that the name of Sviatoslav, composed of the Slavic roots for "holy" and "glory", was an artificial derivation combining those of his predecessors Oleg and Rurik (they mean "holy" and "glorious" in Old Norse, respectively). Engaging in trade, piracy and mercenary activities, Varangians roamed the river systems and portages of Gardariki, as Rus' lands were known in Norse sagas. They controlled the Volga trade route (Route from the Varangians to the Arabs), connecting Baltic to the Caspian Sea, and the Dnieper trade route (Route from the Varangians to the Greeks) leading to the Black Sea and Constantinople. Those were the critically important trade links at that time, connecting Europe with wealthy and developed Arab Caliphates and the Byzantine Empire;via those routes most of the silver coinage came from the East to the West. Attracted by the riches of Constantinople, Rus' Varangians initiated a number of Rus'-Byzantine Wars, some of which resulted in advantageous trade treaties. At least from the early 10th century many Varangians served as mercenaries in the Byzantine Army, comprising the so-called Varangian Guard (the personal bodyguards of Byzantine Emperors). Eventually most of them, both in Byzantium and in Eastern Europe, were converted from paganism into Orthodox Christianity, culminating in the 988 Christianization of Kievan Rus'. Coinciding with the general decline of the Viking Age, the influx of Norsemen to Rus' stopped, and Varangians were eventually assimilated by East Slavs by the late 11th century.
Views: 42726 BirkaViking
Rusya, Kiev Knezliği, ve Moğollar (Dünya Tarihi) (Hızlandırılmış Kurs - Crash Course)
 
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Daha fazlası için: http://www.khanacademy.org.tr Matematikten sanat tarihine, ekonomiden fen bilimlerine, basit toplamadan diferansiyel denklemlere, ilkokul seviyesinden üniversite seviyesine binlerce ücretsiz ders videosu, interaktif alıştırma ve daha fazlası Khan Academy’de. Khan Academy Türkçe Eğitimde fırsat eşitliği için herkese, her yerde, dünya standartlarında ve ücretsiz eğitim. http://www.khanacademy.org.tr http://www.youtube.com/khanacademyturkce https://www.facebook.com/khanacademyturkce https://www.twitter.com/khanacademytr Dünyanın en büyük ücretsiz öğrenim platformu Khan Academy’nin İngilizce ve diğer dillerdeki dersleri için: http://www.khanacademy.org Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/crash-course1/crash-course-world-history/road-trip-conquest-trade/v/crash-course-world-history-20
Views: 7792 KhanAcademyTurkce
Live: Vigil celebrates anniversary of Kievan Rus conversion to Christianity
 
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Subscribe to our channel! rupt.ly/subscribe An all-night vigil is held at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow on Friday, July 27, to celebrate the 1030th anniversary of Kievan Rus’ conversion to Christianity. The Christianisation took place in 988 when Vladimir the Great, ruler of Kievan Rus, was baptised in Chersonesus and proceeded to baptize his family and people in Kiev. Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: [email protected] Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly
Views: 885 Ruptly
Abbasid & Vikings (Viking Raid to Caspian Sea)
 
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Abbasid Caliphate The Abbasid Caliphate ( Arabic: ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلْعَبَّاسِيَّة‎, al-Khilāfatu al-ʿAbbāsiyyah) was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad. It was founded by a dynasty descended from Muhammad's uncle, Abbas ibn Abdul-Muttalib (566–653 CE), from whom the dynasty takes its name. They ruled as caliphs for most of the caliphate from their capital in Baghdad in modern-day Iraq and spread their influence in Caucasus, Southern Russia & Ukraine and Central Asia. Kievan Rus Kievan Rus' (Old East Slavic: Рѹ́сь (Rus' ), Arabic : رُوس‎ (rūs), Greek: Ῥῶς (Rhôs), Latin: Rus(s)ia, Ruscia, Ruzzia, Rut(h)enia) was a loose federation of East Slavic and Scandinavian peoples in Europe from the late 9th to the mid-13th century, under the reign of the Scandinavian/Varangian Rurik dynasty. Abbasid explorers, portmaster, diplomat & geographers with contact with Viking Rus' Ibn Khordadbeh Abu'l-Qasim Ubaydallah ibn Abdallah ibn Khordadbeh (c. 820 – 912 CE) . He was 'Director of Posts and Intelligence' in the northwest iran during Abbasid Caliphate. Around 846-847CE ibn Khordadbeh wrote Kitāb al Masālik w’al Mamālik (The Book of Roads and Kingdoms). His book contains information of how trade routes was organized between Khazars & Rus along with political forces involved. Ahmad ibn Rustah Aḥmad ibn Rusta Iṣfahānī . He was well known explorers in the Abbasid Caliphate and He wrote a geographical compendium known as 'Book of Precious Records'. He travelled to Novgorod with the Rus' and compiled books relating his own travels, as well as second-hand knowledge of the Khazars, Magyars, Slavs, Bulgars and other peoples. Al-Mas‘udi Abu al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī al-Masʿūdī; (c. 896–956) was a historian, geographer and traveler in the Abbasid Caliphate. Al-Mas‘udi was one of the first to combine history and scientific geography in a large-scale work, The Meadows of Gold and Mines of Gems (مروج الذهب و معادن الجوهر‎), a world history. His account of the Rūs is an important early source for the study of Russian history and the history of Ukraine. Al-Mas‘udi presented most of his material based on his personal observations and contacts made while traveling to the land of the Rūs. Ahmad ibn Fadlan Aḥmad ibn Faḍlān ibn al-ʿAbbās ibn Rāšid ibn Ḥammād, (921–22 CE) was an Arab traveler, famous for his account of his travels as a member of an embassy of the Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad to the king of the Volga Bulgars, known as his Risala ("account" or "journal").His account is most notable for providing a detailed description of the Volga Vikings (rūs), including an eyewitness account of a ship burial. Viking Raid on Caspian Sea 913 CE - The Viking Rus' attacked in the Gorgan region around Abaskun, as well as Tabaristan, pillaging the countrysides as they went.An attempt to repel them as they lay in anchor near islands in the southwestern part of the Caspian Sea proved unsuccessful.I their reurn along the Volga Delta, the Rus' were attacked by Khazars and finished off by the Burtas and Volga Bulgars. 1031 CE - The Viking Rus' targeted Baku area and their raid was repulsed by local forces. Ingvar the far-travelled Ingvar led an unsuccessful large Swedish Viking attack against Persia in 1036–1042. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingvar_the_Far-Travelled Music Stuart Chatwood - A Fight of Light & Darkness (Prince of Persia 2008 Soundtrack) Garmarna - Herr Mannelig (Guds Spelemän) Adam Skorupa - Round Shield Invader (Ancestors Legacy Soundtrack)
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Lecture 2
 
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Lecture 2: Geography, Climate and the Origins of the Ancient Eastern Slavs. Vladimir the Great and the Conversion of Kievan 'Rus to Christianity,
КИЕВСКАЯ РУСЬ это ДРЕВНЕРУССКОЕ ГОСУДАРСТВО.
 
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Если ты ЗА Матушку РУСЬ подписывайся на канал: https://goo.gl/Xhi3V5 мы в Одноклассники: https://ok.ru/zamatushkurusi в Вконтакте: https://vk.com/club135952564 на FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/30947... помощь на развитие канала: WebMoney: Z642450533287 Яндекс Деньги: 410015110729296 или просто переходим по ссылке: money.yandex.ru/to/410015110729296 Киевская Русь или Древнерусское государство — средневековое государство в Восточной Европе, возникшее в IX веке в результате объединения восточнославянских племён под властью князей династии Рюриковичей. В период наивысшего расцвета занимала территорию от Таманского полуострова на юге, Днестра и верховьев Вислы на западе до верховьев Северной Двины на севере. К середине XII века вступила в состояние раздробленности и фактически распалась на полтора десятка отдельных княжеств, управляемых разными ветвями Рюриковичей. Между княжествами сохранялись политические связи, Киев продолжал формально оставаться главным столом Руси, а Киевское княжество рассматривалось как коллективное владение всех Рюриковичей. Концом Киевской Руси считается Монгольское нашествие (1237—1240), после которого русские земли перестали составлять единое политическое целое, а Киев на долгое время пришёл в упадок и окончательно утратил свои номинальные столичные функции. В летописных источниках государство называется «Русь» или «Русская земля», в византийских источниках — «Росия». Киевская Русь возникла на торговом пути «из варяг в греки» на землях восточнославянских племен — ильменских словен, кривичей, полян, охватив затем древлян, дреговичей, полочан, радимичей, северян, вятичей. Основателями Киева летописная легенда считает правителей племени полян — братьев Кия, Щека и Хорива. По данным археологических раскопок, проводившихся в Киеве в XIX—XX веке, уже в середине I тысячелетия н. э. на месте Киева существовало поселение. Арабские писатели X века (аль-Истархи, Ибн Хордадбех, Ибн-Хаукаль) позднее говорят о Куябе как о крупном городе. Ибн Хаукаль писал: «Царь живет в городе, называемом Куяба, который больше Болгара… Русы постоянно торгуют с хозаром и румом (Византией)» Первые сведения о государстве русов относятся к первой трети IX века: в 839 году упомянуты послы кагана народа Рос, прибывшие сначала в Константинополь, а оттуда ко двору франкского императора Людовика Благочестивого. С этого же времени становится известным и этноним «Русь». Термин «Киевская Русь» появляется впервые в исторических исследованиях XVIII—XIX веков. В 860 году («Повесть временных лет» ошибочно относит его к 866 году) Русь совершает первый поход на Константинополь. Греческие источники связывают его с так называемым первым крещением Руси, после которого на Руси, возможно, возникла епархия, и правящая верхушка (возможно, во главе с Аскольдом) приняла христианство. В 862 согласно «Повести Временных лет», славянские и финно-угорские племена призвали на княжение варягов. Киевская Русь объединила под своей властью обширные территории, населенные восточнославянскими, финно-угорскими и балтскими племенами В летописях государство называлось Русь; слово «русский» в сочетании с другими словами встречалось в различных написаниях: как с одной «с», так и с двойной; как с «ь», так и без него. В узком смысле под «Русью» понималась территория Киевской (за исключением древлянской и дреговичской земель), Чернигово-Северской (за исключением радимичских и вятичских земель) и Переяславской земель; именно в таком значении термин «Русь» вплоть до XIII века употребляется, например, в новгородских источниках. Глава государства носил титул великого князя, князя русского. Неофициально к нему иногда могли прилагаться и другие престижные титулы, среди которых тюркский каган и византийский царь. Княжеская власть была наследственной. Помимо князей в управлении территориями участвовали великокняжеские бояре и «мужи». Это были дружинники, назначавшиеся князем. Бояре командовали особыми дружинами, территориальными гарнизонами (например, Претич командовал черниговской дружиной), которые в случае необходимости объединялись в единое войско. При князе также выделялся один из бояр-воевод, который зачастую выполнял функции реального управления государством, такими воеводами при малолетних князьях были Олег при Игоре, Свенельд — при Ольге, Святославе и Ярополке, Добрыня — при Владимире. На местном уровне княжеская власть имела дело с племенным самоуправлением в виде веча и «градских старцев».
Today's Topic: Kievan Rus
 
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After the loose, unstable Rus' Khaganate, Kievan Rus would be the kingdom that the Eastern Slavs would call home. It had many ups and downs, but through it all it left an important legacy for Russia, Belarus, & Ukraine. Also I'm sorry if the maps aren't 100% accurate. Europe with Countries - Single Color by FreeVectorMaps.com Sources: Rus’ Khaganate-New World Encyclopedia; Rurik|Norse Leader|Britannica.com; How Did Russia Begin? (KnowledgeHub); Oleg of Novgorod|History of Russia; Rurik House-English Abstract; Igor|Russian prince|Britannica.com; Ancient Rus: History of Russian trade and crafts:: Russia-InfoCentre; Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20 (); https://genographic.nationalgeographic.com/development-of-agriculture/; Princess Olga of Kiev-Russiapedia History and mythology; Sviatoslav I|prince of Kiev|Britannica.com; Yaropolk I-Encyclopedia.com:FREE online dictionary; http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com/display.asp?linkpath=pages%5CY%5CA%5CYaropolkISviatoslavych.htm; Vladimir I|grand prince of Kiev|Britannica.com; Vladimir I of Kiev-New World Encyclopedia; http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com/display.asp?linkpath=pages%5CS%5CV%5CSviatopolkI.htm; Epic History: Russia Part 1 (Epic History TV); Yaroslav the Wise|prince of Kiev| Britannica.com
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How Was The Development Of Russia Connected To The Byzantine Empire?
 
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Kievan Rus'
 
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At its greatest extent in the mid-11th century, it stretched from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south and from the headwaters of the Vistula in the west to the Taman Peninsula in the east, uniting the majority of East Slavic tribes. According to Russian historiography the first ruler to start uniting East Slavic lands into what has become known as Kievan Rus' was Prince Oleg ( 882–912 ) . He extended his control from Novgorod south along the Dnieper river valley to protect trade from Khazar incursions from the east, and he moved his capital to the more strategic Kiev. Sviatoslav I ( died 972 ) achieved the first major expansion of Kievan Rus' territorial control, fighting a war of conquest against the Khazars. Vladimir the Great ( 980–1015 ) introduced Christianity with his own baptism and, by decree, extended it to all inhabitants of Kiev and beyond. Kievan Rus' reached its greatest extent under Yaroslav the Wise ( 1019–1054 ) ; his sons assembled and issued its first written legal code, the Rus' Justice, shortly after his death. The state declined beginning in the late 11th century and during the 12th century, disintegrating into various rival regional powers. It was further weakened by economic factors such as the collapse of Rus' commercial ties to Byzantium due to the decline of Constantinople and the accompanying diminution of trade routes through its territory. The state finally fell to the Mongol invasion of the 1240s. All text, either derivative works from Wikipedia Articles or original content shared here, is licensed under: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License A full list of the authors of the original content can be found in the following subdomain of wikipedia, here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kievan_Rus' (Civilization: Late Antiquity States Civilization: Middle Ages States Civilization: Middle Ages States Civilization: Middle Ages States Civilization: Former Modern European States Civilization: Former Modern European States)
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Varangians
 
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The Varangians or Varyags was the name given by Greeks and East Slavs to Vikings, who between the 9th and 11th centuries ruled the medieval state of Rus' and formed the Byzantine Varangian Guard. According to the 12th century Kievan Primary Chronicle, a group of Varangians known as the Rus' settled in Novgorod in 862 under the leadership of Rurik. Before Rurik, the Rus' might have ruled an earlier hypothetical polity. Rurik's relative Oleg conquered Kiev in 882 and established the state of Kievan Rus', which was later ruled by Rurik's descendants. Engaging in trade, piracy, and mercenary activities, Varangians roamed the river systems and portages of Gardariki, as the areas north of the Black Sea were known in the Norse sagas. They controlled the Volga trade route, connecting the Baltic to the Caspian Sea, and the Dnieper trade route leading to the Black Sea and Constantinople. Those were the critically important trade links at that time, connecting Medieval Europe with wealthy and developed Arab Caliphates and the Byzantine Empire; Most of the silver coinage in the West came from the East via those routes. Attracted by the riches of Constantinople, the Varangian Rus' initiated a number of Rus'-Byzantine Wars, some of which resulted in advantageous trade treaties. At least from the early 10th century many Varangians served as mercenaries in the Byzantine Army, constituting the elite Varangian Guard. Eventually most of them, both in Byzantium and in Eastern Europe, were converted from paganism to Orthodox Christianity, culminating in the Christianization of Kievan Rus' in 988. Coinciding with the general decline of the Viking Age, the influx of Scandinavians to Rus' stopped, and Varangians were gradually assimilated by East Slavs by the late 11th century. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Meet the Sturgians - Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord
 
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The Kievan Rus/Viking inspired faction of Bannerlord, The Sturgians are a mixed culture of warfare and trade and which they excel at both. From their homeland in the cold Calradian forest in the north, the Sturgians are destined to conquer the continent if they want too. To read more on the Sturgians, check out this link: https://www.taleworlds.com/en/Games/Bannerlord/Blog/39 Like and subscribe if you enjoyed the video! If you like this video and would like to see more, check out my Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lmg_odxtUyw&list=PL-ZjLHM--5i-O-p4BH5jeLkve9iOKHpjS Feel free to join my steam group that I made for my youtube channel! Link: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/sarisyoutube Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is the eagerly awaited sequel to the acclaimed medieval combat simulator and role-playing game Mount & Blade: Warband. Set 200 years before, it expands both the detailed fighting system and the world of Calradia. Bombard mountain fastnesses with siege engines, establish secret criminal empires in the back alleys of cities, or charge into the thick of chaotic battles in your quest for power. Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/261550/Mount__Blade_II_Bannerlord/ SIEGE GAMEPLAY Construct, position and fire a range of heavy machinery in sieges that will test your wits and skill like never before. Experience epic, sprawling combat across ramparts and rubble as you desperately hold on to your castle or seek to seize one from the enemy. Historically authentic defensive structures offer the ultimate medieval warfare experience, as you batter a rival's gate with your ram or burn his siege tower to ashes. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord lets you live every moment of a chaotic battle through the eyes of a single soldier. DIPLOMACY Engage in diplomacy, with meaningful consequences that impact the world. Strike historic peace deals that win land for your kingdom or free you to take on a new foe. An all-new barter system gives players flexibility in cementing deals, from marriage offers to treason pacts, offering all the options available to NPCs. Use a new influence system to direct your faction's energies or strangle the aspirations of a rival. SANDBOX ECONOMY See the availability of goods ebb and flow in a simulated feudal economy, where the price of everything from incense to warhorses fluctuates with supply and demand. Invest in farms and workshops, or turn anarchy to your advantage by being the first to bring grain to a starving town after a siege or reopening a bandit-plagued caravan route. CRAFTING Craft your own weapon, name it and carry it with you to the field of battle! A deep, physics-based system gives each weapon you create a unique set of attributes, strengths and weaknesses. Forge a finely-tuned killing machine to match your own prowess and complement your play-style, or take the sword of your enemy and brandish it as a trophy of war. MODDING The engine and tools used to develop Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord are being made available to the community, so that modders can re-interpret Calradia or create their own worlds! Players can now combine different mods, making it easier than ever to play the game of your dreams. ENGINE An all-new tailor-made game engine, developed in-house to fulfill the unique needs of the series, offers the perfect balance of performance and graphical fidelity, scalable with the power of your hardware. Experience Mount & Blade with richer, more beautiful graphics than ever, immersing you in the world of Calradia, rendering the game's magnificent battles with equally spectacular detail. Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwZu4x_3x0M
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the Ukraine
 
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Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, translit. Ukrayina; Ukrainian pronunciation: [ukrɑˈjinɑ]), sometimes called the Ukraine,[10] is a country in Eastern Europe.[11] Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world.[12] Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religions in the country are Eastern Orthodoxy and Greek Catholicism. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014.[13] Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi),[14] making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world. The territory of modern Ukraine has been inhabited since 32,000 BC. During the Middle Ages, the area was a key centre of East Slavic culture, with the powerful state of Kievan Rus' forming the basis of Ukrainian identity. Following its fragmentation in the 13th century, the territory was contested, ruled and divided by a variety of powers, including Lithuania, Poland, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Russia. A Cossack republic emerged and prospered during the 17th and 18th centuries, but its territory was eventually split between Poland and the Russian Empire, and finally merged fully into the Russian-dominated Soviet Union in the late 1940s as the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1991 Ukraine gained its independence from the Soviet Union in the aftermath of its dissolution at the end of the Cold War. Before its independence, Ukraine was typically referred to in English as "The Ukraine", but most sources have since moved to drop "the" from the name of Ukraine in all uses.[15] Following its independence, Ukraine declared itself a neutral state;[16] it formed a limited military partnership with Russia and other CIS countries while also establishing a partnership with NATO in 1994. In 2013, after the government of President Viktor Yanukovych had decided to suspend the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement and seek closer economic ties with Russia, a several-months-long wave of demonstrations and protests known as the Euromaidan began, which later escalated into the 2014 Ukrainian revolution that led to the overthrow of Yanukovych and the establishment of a new government. These events formed the background for the annexation of Crimea by Russia in March 2014, and the War in Donbass in April 2014. On 1 January 2016, Ukraine applied the economic component of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area with the European Union.[17] Ukraine is a developing country and ranks 84th on the Human Development Index. As of 2018, Ukraine has the lowest personal income[18] and the second lowest GDP per capita in Europe. It also suffers from a very high poverty rate and severe corruption.[19] However, because of its extensive fertile farmlands, Ukraine is one of the world's largest grain exporters.[20][21] Ukraine also maintains the second-largest military in Europe after that of Russia. The country is home to a multi-ethnic population, 77.8 percent of whom are Ukrainians, followed by a very large Russian minority, as well as Georgians, Romanians, Belarusians, Crimean Tatars, Jews, Bulgarians and Hungarians. Ukraine is a unitary republic under a semi-presidential system with separate powers: legislative, executive and judicial branches. The country is a member of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the OSCE, the GUAM organization, and one of the founding states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). #Ukraine #Trevel #Ostapiv
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Russia: Rogozin touts Sino-Russian trade ties as VP Wang Yang visits
 
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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin held bilateral talks with Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang in the far eastern Russian city of Irkutsk, Monday. SOT, Dmitri Rogozin, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia (Russia): "China has a firm hold of first place in the list of the leading trade partners of Russia. We have a common vision of the need to improve the structure of trade turnover. Strengthening mutual investment flows, and the implementation of strategic energy projects, increasing high-tech industries such as military-technical cooperation, peaceful nuclear development, civil aeronautics and space." SOT, Wang Yang, Chinese Vice-Premier (Mandarin): "Against the background of a slow recovery of the world economy to strengthen economic cooperation between our countries will foster the development of the national economy and duly contribute to the development of the world economy." Video ID: 20150706-115 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: [email protected] Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/Ruptly Vine: https://vine.co/Ruptly Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/Ruptly YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/RuptlyTV DailyMotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/ruptly
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Kievan Rus Rises : #5 Novgorod reached its end
 
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Ending a war, planning a new one! Lithuania should watch its back!
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Ukraine: 10,000 marchers meet in Kiev for Orthodox Procession
 
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Up to 10,000 participants of the Ukrainian Cross Procession for Peace congregated on St. Vladimir Hill and walked to the Lavra Monastery in Kiev, Wednesday, where a prayer ceremony was held. The procession started at the opposite ends of Ukraine, with one group beginning on 3 July from the Holy Assumption Sviatohirsk Lavra in the eastern Donetsk region and the second taking off on 9 July from the Holy Assumption Pochaiv Lavra in the western Ternopil region. Both processions met in Kiev, marking the Baptism of Kievan Rus and go to the Monastery of the Caves. Video ID: 20160727-044 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: [email protected] Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly
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