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The population of the Soviet Union : history and prospects by Frank Lorimer

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The ninth-century Arab writer Al-Jayhani listed three groups of Rus: the Kuiavii, the Slavii and the Artanii (see page 31). Kostomarov also stressed the factors that brought these disparate peoples together (the fruitful marriage of the southern love of liberty with the northerners’ ‘state-building’ preference for autocracy), but other Ukrainian historians have depicted the various subgroups as more or less constantly at war. Particular attention is paid to the supposed north–south conflict, which in 1169 led to the sack of Kiev, the main principality in the north-east, by armies loyal to Andrei Bogoliubskii, Prince of Vladimir (ruled 1157–75).

Communication on an elite level may have been possible, but differences at the level of local popular dialect were probably considerable. The Rus also had a common system of customary law, codified in the eleventh-century ‘Law of Rus’ (Ruska Pravda). The large number of extant copies suggests it was in wide use. The code was notable for its relative humanity, with fines more common than capital or corporal punishment. Women also received surprisingly equitable treatment, at least in terms of tort and family law, if not of inheritance.

More recently he has published Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship (2011) and Ukraine Crisis: What the West Needs to Know (2014), again both with Yale University Press. eu) are Protecting the European Choice and What does Ukraine think? Copyright © 2000, 2002, 2009, 2015 by Andrew Wilson First published in 2000 Second edition published in 2002 Third edition published in 2009 Fourth edition published in 2015 All rights reserved. S. Copyright Law and except by reviewers for the public press) without written permission from the publishers.

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