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

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

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

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

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

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...

"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...

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