Rostislav II of Kiev( From the kind of Smolensk princes)
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Biography Rostislav II of Kiev
From the kind of Smolensk princes. Son of Rurik Rostislavich and Turov kn. Anna Yurevna. Genus. 1173 Mr.. Kn. Torchesk in 1195-1205 he. Conducted. kn. Kiev in 1205, Mr.. Kn. Vyshgorodsky in 1205-1210 he. Kn. Galicia in 1207, Mr.. J.: 26 Sep. 1189 g. Grand daughter. kn. Vsevolod the Big Nest, Book. Verhuslava. + Up to 1214 g.
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In 1190 Svyatoslav and Rurik left Rostislav Torchesk to guard the border of Russia from Polovtsy. Rostislav joined with black hoods and suddenly attacked the Polovtsian Tower, took wives, children and many cattle. Polovtsi Rostislav pursued and overtook him. The young prince was not afraid of the set Polovtzy and ordered his musketeers to join the battle. Polovtsi began to skirmish with it, but seeing the prince's banner, ran. Rostislav took 600 prisoners and returned with glory in Torchesk.
By the time of the death of Svyatoslav Vsevolodovich in 1194 Rostislav sat in Belgorod. In 1195 Vsevolod the Big Nest, father-by Rostislav, summon from Rurik porosskie (ie located on the river Ros) of the city and gave his son-the best of them - Torchesk. This event led to a quarrel between Rurik and Roman Mstislavich, and ultimately - to the long war. In 1197 Rostislav Romanov fought and ruined parish. After peace was concluded, but in 1203, returning from a campaign against Polovtsy, Roman and Rurik quarreled. Roman told to mow the Rurik a monk, and Rostislav took in Galich. Vsevolod stood up for his son in law, and Roman was forced to let go Rostislav in Kiev, where he reigned. To the death of Roman and the release of Rurik.
In 1206, Rostislav with his father and Chernigov prince went to Galitch against minors by Roman. But put in Galich their relatives-Seversky princes - has Chernigov Prince Vsevolod the Red Svyatoslavich. Enhanced by Galic, he is in the same year he drove Rurik of Kiev, and from this year between them began as stubborn war, as before with Roman. In 1207 Rurik could, by agreement with the Hungarian king, to get to Rostislav Galich. However, in the same year he was expelled. After that, Smolensk princes lost for many years held by them in the parish of Kiev city: Tripoli, Belgorod and Torchesk.