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From this grew the empire of Russia, which was ruled over by the descendants of Rurik, the principal of these chiefs, until 1598.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)|Charles Morris
After a lively engagement the Rurik was sunk, and the other two Russian cruisers narrowly escaped to Vladivostok.Japan|Various
To his brothers he gave the principalities of Bielozero and Izborsk; but they soon dying, Rurik assumed again authority.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
Yet in Russia these lords, many of whom traced their descent to Rurik, became in time the slaves of the czar.The Story of Russia|R. Van Bergen, M.A.
Russia had made a remarkable stride forward as a nation since Rurik was invited to Novgorod a quarter-century before.Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)|Charles Morris