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The history of Russia before the czars. By Brandon L. Kehley. The founding of Russia. Russia was founded by the Viking Rurik of Jutland who defeated the Slavs at Novgorod and became the ruler of northern Russia.

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The history of russia before the czars

The history of Russia before the czars.

By Brandon L. Kehley


The founding of russia

The founding of Russia

  • Russia was founded by the Viking Rurik of Jutland who defeated the Slavs at Novgorod and became the ruler of northern Russia.

  • In 880 Oleg had conquered the Slavic ruled Kiev, and latter named it Rus Viking for oarsman.


Continuation

Continuation

  • Prince Vladimir takes the throne and introduces Byzantine cultures to Russia in 978.

  • Yuri Dologruik the Kievan grand prince declares Suzdal his capital latter it would be called Moscow.

  • The reign of Ivan the 1 moved his palace from Vladimir to Moscow with the help of the Khans.


Ending

Ending

  • In 1339-1353 Ivan the seconds reign is weak and his son latter usurps power from his father.

  • The Ottoman Turks invade Constantinople and the byzantine empire crumbles and latter Ivan the terrible would become the first czar.


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