Russia, Ukraine, Ukrainian culture, Russian appropriation, Kievan Rus', King Volodymir, Slavs, Cossacks, Zaporozhian Sich, Slobozhanshchina, Cossack Hetmanate, independence, Lazar Baranovich, Kazimir Malevich, Nicolas Gogol, Ilya Repin, Stepan Bandera, Nazism, Azov Battalion, UAF Ukrainian Armed Forces
The history of Slavic people begins around 3,000 years ago in the Pripiat marches. Slavs slowly expand in all directions and find little principalities all over the place. In the 9th century, a Viking by the name of Rurik comes to rule over northern Slavs. In the year 988, King Volodymir baptizes the Kievan Rus; at this point, it's arguably the most powerful state in the world.
[...] Nazis in Ukraine More recently, Azov Battalion was integrated into UAF, yet they only make up a mere of entire force Nationalist/Rightwing parties generally don't even get more than of the votes on elections. To learn more . Many sub-topics were not included like Suppression of Ukrainian Culture Numerous bans of Ukrainian language Renaming of cities (Kyiv Kiev), regions and even states (Rus' Russia) . Some of these topics, as well as history of Ukraine in general is very well discussed in Yale University's course “Making of modern Ukraine” Thank you for your attention Any questions on the presentation? [...]
[...] Russia acquires two big centers of European scholarship: Chernihiv and Kyiv. This whole story that Ukraine and Russia are one nation was actually, and quite ironically, invented in Chernihiv by a scholar named Lazar Baranovich. Ukrainian Baroque Everything that happens in Europe or in the world, happens in Ukraine, but on a larger scale Reformation: Greco-Catholics vs. Orthodox Architecture is no exception. So-called Elizabethan Baroque (18th century) in Russia was actually inspired by the “Ukrainian Baroque” (17th century) St. [...]
[...] Start with a brief history of Ukraine until the 15th century to give you some context and the rest will follow in a chronological order I'm heavily biased towards the Ukrainian vision of things in general. Brief History of Ukraine 1. History of Slavic people begins around 3,000 years ago in the Pripiat marches. Slavs slowly expand in all directions and find little principalities all over the place. 2. In the 9th century, a Viking by the name of Rurik comes to rule over northern Slavs 3. Year 988 – King Volodymir baptizes the Kievan Rus; at this point, it's arguably the most powerful state in the world. [...]
[...] Mongols are weakened, so the Lithuanians conquer most of modern Ukrainian lands 6. A century later, the Polish king inherits Lithuania. (PolishLithuanian Сommonwealth) Cossacks New Polish lords are not accepted well in Ukraine, especially by the peasantry Many become Cossacks and join the so-called Zaporozhian Sich, which in turn revolts in 1648, securing independence and large portions of land. You most likely associate the word “Cossacks” with Russian military units, who have nothing to do at all with the actual Cossacks. [...]
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