Halych-Volyn Rus

Halych-Volyn Rus

After the fall of Kyiv Rus the principalities of Halych and Volodymyr-Volynskyi grew and prospered in Western Ukraine. In 1199 they were united by Prince Roman Mstyslavovych, a gifted military leader into the Halych-Volyn Principality. His successor Prince Daniel (Danylo) of Halych (1228—1264) continued his father’s work, further strengthening his state. He defended tits independence […]

Kyiv Rus

Kyiv Rus

The Paleolithic early Stone Age bears witness to human presence on the territory of present-day Ukraine. One of the planet’s oldest human settlements, separated from our time by 800,000 years, was unearthed in the territory of present-day Ukraine near Korol`ove, a village in Transcarpathia. In 1899 the world came to know about the Trypillia culture […]