Kievan Rus

Sack of Kiev
Sack of Kiev ©Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña
1169 Mar 1

Sack of Kiev

Kiev, Ukraine

A coalition of native princes led by Andrei Bogolyubsky of Vladimir sacked Kiev. This changed the perception of Kiev and was evidence of the fragmentation of the Kievan Rus'. By the end of the 12th century, the Kievan state fragmented even further, into roughly twelve different principalities.

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