Other articles where history of russia is discussed: russia: prehistory and the rise of the rus:is now the territory of russia since the 2nd millennium bce, but little is known about their ethnic identity, institutions, and activities in ancient times, greek and iranian settlements appeared in the southernmost portions of what is now ukraine.
The history of russia begins with that of the east slavs and the finno-ugric peoples    the traditional beginning of russian history is 862 ce kievan rus' , the first united eastern slavic state, was founded in 882.
A brief history of russia by tim lambert russia in the middle ages in the early 9th century russia was inhabited by slavic tribes in the late 9th century vikings forged them into a nation centered on kiev (the vikings first captured novgorod in 862 and kiev in 882. By andy young | jan 21, 2008 | featured, soviet russia | 58 | in august 1939, just weeks before hitler invaded poland, the soviet union and japan fought the largest tank battle the world had ever seen. History of russia including slavs in russia, vikings in russia, the first russians.
A brief history of russia by tim lambert russia in the middle ages in the early 9th century russia was inhabited by slavic tribes in the late 9th century vikings forged them into a nation centered on kiev. Russian culture has evolved to a significant degree throughout the last several millennia oleg of novgorod, founder of the kievan rus and unifier of much of russia and beyond in the late 9th century ad the reason behind the rapid and victorious advance of genghis khan's troops was the.
Vikings in russia: from the 9th century: unusually for the vikings, trade rather than plunder is the main reason for their penetration deep into russia during the 9th century ad the rivers of eastern europe, flowing north and south, make it surprisingly easy for goods to travel between the baltic and the black sea. History of russia w ith the dissolution of the soviet union there has been an enormous resurgence of interest in russia's pre-soviet past, as well as a great deal of debate and reconsideration of the soviet era itself.
The cold war was a conflict between the united states of america (and its allies) and the soviet union (and its allies) the conflict began in the mid-1940s, just after the end of the second world war and ended in the early.