Rurik, according to the 12th-century Primary Chronicle, was a Varangian chieftain of the Rus' who in the year was invited to reign in Ladoga or Novgorod. Rurik according to the 12th-century Primary Chronicle, was a Varangian chieftain of the Rus' who in the year was invited to reign in Ladoga or Novgorod. Rurik Rostislavich (?–), Prince of Novgorod (–), Belgorod Kievsky (currently Bilohorodka; –), Grand Prince of Kiev (Kyiv, Rurik, also spelled Rorik or Hrorekr, Russian Ryurik, (died ad ), the semilegendary founder of the Rurik dynasty of Kievan Rus. Rurik was a Viking, or. Rurik (also spelled Riurik) was a Varangian chieftain who arrived in the Ladoga region in modern-day Russia in He built the Holmgard settlement near. k Followers, Following, Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Rurik Gislason (@rurikgislason). The Inconsistencies of History: Vikings And Rurik. Some years ago, Zena Harris had stumbled upon an incredible discovery, which suggested that the history. Pavlovich, S. Paintings of Russian history [from Rurik to Peter the Great]: [in 6 volumes / sym.] S. Pavlovich. - St. Petersburg: edition of the editorial. May 31 (10 June) , at the Assumption Cathedral of Moscow Kremlin, took place the coronation of Feodor Ivanovich - the last of the Rurik dynasty. A six-inch piece of wood buried itself in Rurik's lower belly. Fuck! Pain set in like a dull ache, and he knew it was bad. “Rurik!” Nikita screamed and ran.