From the end of the 12th century onward, various Catholic powers organized military expeditions and crusades against pagans in the Baltic region, says Selart, and this led them into conflict with Rus'
and its various principalities.
The 'Rus was still an early Christian state in growth, and the early Rus'
self-image was in flux.
While the Rural Electrification Act authorizes RUS'
lending only in rural areas, borrowers that receive RUS loans and loan guarantees serve not only rural areas but also highly populated metropolitan areas.
Raffensperger (history, Wittenburg U.) sees this study as the laying out of a new framework upon which scholars in history, art history, linguistics, and numismatics can build regarding "medieval Rus'
"--a term he uses rather than the more widely used "ancient Rus'
"--in order to connect investigation to the whole of medieval Europe.
The alignment of the Foreign and Local Currency IDRs, above Russia's 'BBB-' Country Ceiling, reflects our expectations that Daimler would provide financial support to all of MB Rus's
debt, irrespective of the currency of issuance.