Oleg( The second ruler of Russia)
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(N-912) - the second ruler of Russia. Reigned from 879 to 912 g. first in Novgorod and then in Kiev. He is the founder of a unified ancient powers, he established in 882 g. the capture of Kiev and the subordination of Smolensk, Liubech and other cities. After the capital was moved to Kiev subjected to Drevlyane, northerners, Radimichi. One of the first Russian princes undertook a successful campaign against Constantinople and Byzantium, and concluded the first trade agreement. Enjoyed great respect and authority among the subjects who began to call his 'prophetic', t. e. wise.