Russka: The Novel of Russia Characters

Edward Rutherfurd
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Ivan

Ivan is the son of Olga and Igor and lives in the city of Kiev in the year 1066. He is twelve years old at the time, and Kiev is the capital of Russia. He has two brothers, Boris, who is sixteen, and Svietopolk, who is eighteen and married. Ivan is aware that his mother is a Slav, which makes him half Slav. His father is a descendant of the Alans and serves in the druzhina of the Price of Kiev and has many business interests in Kiev. When his father's attempts to arrange a marriage for him fail, his father tries to send him on a trade caravan which his partner Zydovyn the Khazar is leading, but they decide he is too young. Ivan is known as a dreamer, but he hopes to be accepted as a warrior. His father says that they will decide his future with...

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