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Chernihiv – Vladimir axis (1226 – 1228)

Nicholas Zharkikh

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In Chernihiv, Michael was awaited by a new, completely incomprehensible trouble with Prince Oleg of Kursk.

This adventure testifies to the effectiveness of the Chernihiv-Vladimir political axis, which we have been following since 1210.

The Rus’ princes forgot about the Tatars, and the Tatars? Apparently, at the same time, the Juchid princes, the eldest of whom was Baty (Batu), received a promise of help for further expansion to the west, but whether it would ever come to fruition – no one could know at that time…