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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...

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...

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

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

Kiev Rus

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

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

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

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,...

Kiev Rus and its legacy

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

Ukraine, the homeland of Scythians [Video]

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

Lagertha could be a proper symbol of Kiev Rus – Ukraine

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

Term “Little Russia” and the beginning of occupation of Ukraine (Quotes from a Yale...

Just last week a Ukrainian historian and politician stated that it has come a time to name the time...

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