Early History

The human settlement in the country of Ukraine by members and groups has been documented to the prehistory. The archaeological sites of Moldova that dates back (43000 to 45000 BC) are associated with the Neanderthals, which comprise a dwelling of mammoth bone. The settlements of Gravetian that dates back to 32000 BC have been found and went through a vivid study in the Buran-Kaya cave site, which is located in the Crimean Mountains. The Black Sea and Don have been filled with the water that is melted by the glaciers by one of the longest rivers at that time.

The river flowed from the Gobi springs along the Yenisei, which was then closed that is dammed by the northern glaciers. The river then flowed through the West Siberian Glacial Lake, which flowed up to 10,000 km. The river was longer than any river that is of today, even the Nile. Ukraine's history is one of the oldest in the world and it has a lot of population that has been migrated from the neighboring countries and also from distant geographical locations in order to settle in Ukraine due to its rich and diverse landscape for the plantation purposes.

During the period of Iron Age, the people were following the culture of Novocherkassk, the main followers were Dacians and the nomadic people, who are Scythians, Cimmerians, and Sarmatians. Here existed The Kingdom of Scythian from the year of 750 – 250 BC, along with the ancient Greek colonies that were founded in the proximity that dates back to the 6th century BC, which is located in the Black Sea's Northeastern shore, where lies the colonies of Hermonassa, Tyras, and Olbia continued to be the cities of Byzantine and Roman until the 6th century. The Goths arrived in Ukraine in the 3rd century AD, around the years of 250-375 AD they were called Oium that corresponds to the Chernyakhav culture archaeologically.

The Ostrogoth's people stayed in the particular area but later they came under the Huns from 370 AD. The Kiev culture was flourishing in the North of the kingdom of Ostrogothic from the years of 2nd to 5th century, later it was overrun by the Huns. By the year of 454, the Nedao allowed the Romans and they settled in the Pannonia. With the high power of the vacuum that created the Hunnic and Gothic rule's end, along with the Slavic tribes who possibly emerged from the remnants of the culture of Kiev that began to expand the territory, which is now Ukraine.

During the 7th century, the border of modern Ukraine was occupied by the Bulgars (people from Bulgaria) by having Phanagoria as their capital city. At the end of the 7th century, most of the Bulgar tribes migrated to the remains of the state that were organized by the Khazars, who were from Central Asia and they are semi-nomadic people. The Khazars were the founders of the Khazar kingdom, which was situated in the today's southeastern part, which is located near the Caucasus and the Caspian Sea. The Khazar Kingdom included the western part of Kazakhstan along with the eastern part of the Azerbaijan, Crimea, south of Russia, and Ukraine.

History of Kiev

Around the year of 800 AD, the entire kingdom got converted into Judaism. The city of Kiev is the capital and largest city of Ukraine and its history dates back to 1400 years. According to some legends, the city of Kiev was found by three brothers, namely Khoryv, Kyl and Shchek along with their sister Lybid. The city is named Kiev after the eldest brother Kyi. The exact century of the foundation year of the city was not yet been determined. The city is believed that it has existed even in the earlier time of the 6th century, although as a settlement of the Slavic people.

The territory of the Ukraine has got a culture that depicts more of the Christian impact of the great pathway for the Council of Nicaea and even in the western part of the country during the Great Moravia's empire the formal Rus' acceptance of the Christianity religion in the region of Rus' by the government that has been formed in the year of 988. The country is rich in culture and it is proud of its rich and varied heritage, and Ukraine has got a lot of sightseeing places that can offer the tourists as well as the local residents. This makes the country unique and rich in the culture and also in the gross domestic products along with the per capita income. The Ukrainians are quite hard working in from throughout the history of the country.

Golden Age of Kiev

The city if Kiev gradually acquired the reputation as a center for the civilization of the East Slavic, during the time 10th – 12th centuries the city of Kiev witnessed its Golden Age as it has been the center if Kievan Rus'. Especially again in the period between 1241 and 1362, the princes of Kiev participated in the Lyon First Council where the Catholic Europe of the Mongol threat. In 1299, the Maximus (people from the Greek origin) moved where the Metropolitan of the Kiev is located. As the Hrushevsky states, during this time the kingdom flourished in almost all the aspects.

There have been a lot of conflicts between the neighbors that is the neighboring country people with the people of Ukraine throughout the history. After the Lublin Union that happened in the year of 1569, there has been a declaration of the formation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, which made the country of Ukraine, fell under the administration of the Polish sovereignty and administration, this later becoming a part of the Kingdom of Poland's Crown. This period of time is the time where the country witnessed a huge revitalization due to the colonization efforts. During this time many new villages and cities were founded by the rulers and also by the administration.

There was an extension of the regions by linking the different parts of the regions of the country and such parts had witnessed a great connectivity. There have been arising a lot of bridges above the rivers in the country and especially the regions of the part of Ukraine, some of the areas like Volyn and Galicia were extended greatly. Regardless of the immigrant population, the country has never failed to protect its unique heritage and its culture. This happened to be one of the uniqueness in the Western European region.

Ukraine has been separated from the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in the year of 1991. Since the declaration of the Ukrainian independence in the year of 1991, Ukraine has been divided into many parts this leads to an extension of crisis. The division is done based on the languages spoken by the people. And the term language is just a shortcut for giving a vivid account of detail, which is much more complicated as it involves a lot of ideas and political based division.

This is one of the major counterparts for Ukraine, and this is one the main thing that has been followed throughout the history. After being the capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union, the city of Kiev has become the capital city as well as the headquarters of the country of independent Ukraine in the year of 1991. During the presidential election of Ukraine the country witnesses many of the mass protests by the supporters of the opposition party's candidate. But no matter what the country has been witnessing a lot of tourists from all over the world due to the diversity, rich heritage and the hospitality of the people.

About Serpent's Wall

Serpent's Wall is a website that displays the history of Ukraine by providing a vivid account of the history of the country. The website depicts a lot of trios that happened in the country from the early history. It concentrates on providing the rich content that displays the entire scenario that this county went through in order to spare the life of a common human man and also the efforts that each community and individuals have taken to save the local people and rich heritage of the country. This even depicts the heritage structures that are situated in the country.