Poroshenko about Anna Yaroslavna: “Russia wanted to steal our history, but we will not allow”

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko once again reminded that Russia has nothing to do with the Princess of Kiev Anna Yaroslavna and her are not gonna steal our history. He said this during a visit to Senlis in France, where Anne of Kiev is a monument.

“When the Russians wanted to steal from us our history – we must never allow. The whole world will now know Anna as Anna Kiev, as a symbol of the thousand-year history of the partnership between France and Ukraine, between Paris and Kiev

According to him, the share and the happiness of Ukraine is in Europe, including Senlis, and it started a thousand years ago.

As was reported yesterday, after meeting with Petro Poroshenko, President of France Emmanuel macron recalled that the long history between Ukraine and France exists thanks to Anna of Kiev.

Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin said during a visit to France that French-Russian relations began with the marriage of Anna Yaroslavna, the middle daughter of Yaroslav the Wise, Henry I, in 1051. “With the visit of Tsar Peter (the First. – Ed.) in France began the history of Russian-French relations. It has much deeper roots. The educated French public know about the Russian Anne – Queen of France,” he said.