early Middle Ages

Approval of the Kyiv state in the eastern carpath and volynia region: state sources and scientific versions

An analysis of contemporary views on the circumstances surrounding the inclusion of the lands of the bank of the Dnister River in the Kievan state. It was established that the stage of final subordination of the Western tribes of Rus to Kiev was initiated even under Prince Svyatoslav. This was due to the advancement of Pechenegs in the forest-steppe zone. Convergence of the places of the Pechenegs with territories under the control of Kyiv was recorded by Konstantin Bagryanorodny.