History of Ukraine

Kyiv becomes part of Poland
Coronation of Louis I of Hungary as King of Poland, 19th-century depiction
1360 Jan 1

Kyiv becomes part of Poland

Kiev, Ukraine

During the 14th century, Poland and Lithuania fought wars against the Mongol invaders, and eventually most of Ukraine passed to the rule of Poland and Lithuania. More particularly, Galicia (Eastern Europe) became part of Poland, while Polotsk Voivodeship, Volynia, Chernihiv, and Kyiv by 1362 following Battle of Blue Waters.