Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kievan Rus was incorporated into the Gran... [read more]
Date: November 23rd 2007
(CONTINUED FROM "DIARY OF A MADWOMAN")
- A miserable diary for a troubled fortnight - but there is a much more positive one around the corner.