Add to favorite
 
20 April




Dates in History
1113—Vladimir II Monomakh, ascends the Kievan throne.
The grandson of Yaroslav the Wise by the fathers line and the grandson of Byzantine Emperor Constantine IX Monomachos by his mothers line, Vladimir Monomakh is called to Kiev by the city veche (popular assembly) and agrees to become the ruler upon long blandishments and on the condition of strict obedience of the lieges. In fact he became the first autocrat of the Old Rus. One of the brightest rulers of the country, he puts an end to forays of the Polovets tribes, and contributes to the unification of Russian lands.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
St. Petersburg  Moscow Spring  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Ufa  Angarsk  Clay Toys  Taganrog  Russian art  Moscow  Volcanoes  Russian tourism  Festivals in Moscow  Russian Defense Ministry  Ural   Sochi Olympic Games 2014  Life Saving  Russian opposition  Russian space programme  Tomsk  Vakhtangov Drama Theatre  Museums of Pereslavl-Zalessky  Kaliningrad Region  Russian Cinema  Folk Arts  Moscow Culture  Russian Poetry  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Suprematism  Nizhny Novgorod  Exhibitions in Moscow  tower  Uzdunrobita  Voronezh   Russian army  Cheremkhovo  Inal Sheripov  Birchbark Manuscript  Russian exhibitions  Russian regions  Multimedia  Public transport   travel to Russia  Syria  Soviet Artists  VTB bank  Russian business  Pskov  Russian trade  Russian tourists  physics 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites