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

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

A mysterious Trypillya culture in Ukraine was older than the Egyptian one. It constructed...

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There was a mysterious culture in Eastern Europe between 5,500 to 2,700 BC which constructed sophisticated, organized, densely-populated settlements...

10th century Kiev Easter Egg discovered in Sweden

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Glazed ceramic Resurrection eggs. The egg is made of glazed fired clay. It varies in colour...

Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and central Kiev were blown up by the Soviet sappers

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John Steinbeck was deceived – the fact is that Kiev was blown up by the Soviets on September 24-28,...

John Steinbeck describes the ruins of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, St. Sophia and sarcophagus of Yaroslav...

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"We went from this little plaster city, so new that it has not even been built yet, to the...

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...

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...

Ukrainian Trident/Tryzub was also the Coat of Arms of the Viking ruling dynasty of...

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"Most historians agree that the medieval symbol was not intended as depicting a trident, but...

During his speech at a dinner in Kiev in 1972, President Nixon named Kiev...

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As I think of a way to describe our feelings on this occasion, I noted that in history--and this...

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