And the steppes north of the Black Sea often beeing the intersection of cultures between Asia and Europe . Scythians were the first culture , and the area between 7 and 4 to control century BC , even united group of Scandinavia 's come known as Ross , and the area under a single commander . Ross took control of Kiev in 882 , at the end of 10 century Controlèrent a vast area of the Baltic Sea to the Volga River , and Ross Kyevienne (Kyivian Ross ) known . In 998 , the leaders agreed Kyivian Ross Christianity by Constantine Opel , which marks the beginning of a long period of Byzantine influence in politics and culture in Ukraine .
In 1520 , and was the coast of Ukraine controllées by the Ottoman Empire . Pests and destruction of military éradicairent most of the population of Ukraine in 15 century , and the opening of the serfs fuiards region and refugees Orthodox . Were known such people Cossacks and finally , their proper state . Ukraine , however, has already been obtained on the degree of autonomy under the control of the Polish and Russian throughout the modern history of the nation.