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Rurik or Riurik ()
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Rurik or Riurik () (ca 830ca 879)

Rurik or Riurik () was a Varangian chieftain who gained control of Ladoga in 862, built the Holmgard settlement near Novgorod, and founded the Rurik Dynasty which ruled Kievan Rus until the 17th century. There is a debate over how Rurik came to control Ladoga and Novgorod. The only information about him is contained in the 12th-century... More...


Guinea Bissau, 2012, Monument to Millennium of Russia

Russia, 2012, Rurik and russians

Russia, 1998, Monument "Millennium of Russia"

Russia, 2009, Monument to Millennium of Russia

Russia, 2010, Mikhail Mikeshin, the monument Millenium of Russia

Russia, 2011, Mikhail Mikeshin, the monument Millenium of Russia

USSR, 1966, Monument to Millennium of Russia

USSR, 1987, Monument to Millennium of Russia

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