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igor

grand prince of Kiev and presumably the son of Rurik, prince of Novgorod, who is considered the founder of the dynasty that ruled Kievan Rus and, later, Muscovy until 1598. Igor, successor to the great warrior and diplomat Oleg (reigned c. 879-912), assumed the throne of Kiev in 912.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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