Today's American Minute — Russia: From Vikings to Mongols to Tsars to Socialist Dictatorship to Ukraine invasion - American Minute with Bill Federer

Russia: From Vikings to Mongols to Tsars to Socialist Dictatorships to Ukraine invasion - American Minute with Bill Federer

Russia: From Vikings to Mongols to Tsars to Socialist Dictatorship to Ukraine invasion - American Minute with Bill Federer

Russia: From Vikings to Mongols to Tsars to Socialist Dictatorships to Ukraine invasion - American Minute with Bill Federer

Beginning in the late 700s, Vikings from Scandinavia, called Danes and Swedes, began raiding the coasts and up the rivers of England and Europe. Read as PDF ... Since they were from "the north," they were referred to as Norse men, or Norman. Norman Vikings raided up the Seine River into central France, eventually claiming an area which took their name, Normandy. The Norse even raided as far south as the Muslim- controlled Mediterranean Sea. Some Vikings raided across the Baltic sea, looting the Finns, Wends, and Slavs, on the northern coast of Europe, eventually founding trading settlements. The Russian...

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