Recent Event Highlights: Kiev Russia suffers great decline, Andrey Bogolyubsky becomes new Prince of Kiev, Yaroslav the wise dies, Yaroslav the wise becomes ruler of Keiven Rus , Rus extends empire , and 12 more...
A man stood in the hills blessing them and predicting that a great city would rise their. Then three brothers Kiy, Shchek, and Khoriv, arrived and built houses their along with the Polyane tribe(this story is a legend but the city did play an important role in Russian history.)
in his rule he made many cutural and iministrative inporvements to Keivan Rus. he collected religious books and hired scribes translate them. He also married off his Daughters to European princes to bind a trade relationship with them.
oleg attempted to extend Kiev to the south, and was able to successfuly over take Constantinople. Legand has it he nailed his ships to the city gates to celabrate his victory.he then damanded a trade agreement begining the connection beteen Byzantine Europe and Russia.
The brothers who were educated in Greek and Slav helped to translate Greek Bibles into Slav so more people could have access to them. This also helped to inprove the Slav language. this eventualy lead to a wide spread of cristianty all over Russia.