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Principality of Kiev
Київське князівство
Timeline: Principia Moderni IV (Map Game)
OTL equivalent: Ukraine
. Royal Banner of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Poland-Lithuania
1561 - Present
Флаг Украины С Гербом.png Large coat of arms of Ukraine (color).png
Coat of arms
Kiev 1596.png
Kiev in Dark Red (1596)
Capital
(and largest city)
Kiev
Other cities Lviv, Kharkiv, Zhytomyr, Zaporozhye
Official languages Ruthenian, Greek
Ethnic groups  Ruthenian
Religion Orthodox Church (Partiarchate of Kiev)
Demonym Kievan
Government Principality
 -  Prince Pavel Kuznetsov
History
 -  Independence 1561 
Population
 -  1570 estimate 2,700,000 
Currency Kievan hryvnia

The Principality of Kiev (Ruthenian: Київське князівство) is a medium-sized Eastern European nation bordered to the north and east by the Tsardom of Russia, to the south by Ottoman Crimea and the Black Sea, and to the west by the Tsardom of Poland and the Holy Bulgarian Empire.

Noted for its fierce war-like culture and independent spirit, the Principality encompasses a number of Ruthenian cities, such as Lviv, Kharkiv, Zhytomyr, and Zaporozhye.

The Principality, after decades being subjects of the Polish crown, recently gained its independence in 1561. Soon thereafter, it waged an unproductive war against the whole of Islam to gain the Crimean Peninsula. It then joined in the War of Austrian Succession, taking large parts of Poland in the process.

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GovernmentEdit

Ruled by Prince Pavel Kuznetsov.

Heir is Ivan Kuznetsov, son of Vitaly Kuznetsov, former Prince who was deposed by Pavel (his brother).

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Foreign RelationsEdit

Treaty of Poznan.

Truce with the Abbasids for 25 years, starting in 1596 and ending in 1621.

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