Igor( Third Russian Prince)
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(N-945) - the third Russian Prince (912-945), son of Rurik. The main focus of his work was to protect the country from attacks Pechenegs and preserving the unity of power. Made numerous trips to expand the holdings of Kiev powers, in particular against Uglich. He continued his trip to Byzantium. In one of them (941) failed, in another (944) received from the redemption of Byzantium and concluded a peace treaty, which recognized the military and political victory of Russia. Taken the first successful campaigns Rusich within the northern Caucasus (Khazar) and the Caucasus. In 945 g. tried twice to collect tribute from Drevlyane (the order of its collection was not legally enshrined), for which they were killed.