Ukraine's History in Summary

Ukraine’s History in Summary

A timeline of Ukrainian history: Ukraine was the center of the first eastern Slavic kingdom, Kyivan Rus, which was Europe’s greatest and most powerful state during the 10th and 11th centuries. Weakened by internal strife and Mongol invasions, Kyivan Rus was absorbed into the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and, later, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Kyivan Rus’ …

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