In 1051 Henry married the Russian princess Anne, daughter of Yaroslav I., grand duke of Kiev.
The fibre is cultivated in the Russian provinces of Archangel, Courland, Esthonia, Kostroma, Livonia, Novgorod, Pskov, Smolensk, Tver, Vyatka, Vitebsk, Vologda and Yaroslav or Jaroslav, while the bulk of the material is exported through the Baltic ports.
Slonim is mentioned in 1040, when Yaroslav, prince of Kiev, defeated the Lithuanians in its neighbourhood.
As they reacquired their independence, Yaroslav I.
The foundation of Dorpat is ascribed to Yaroslav, prince of Kiev, and is dated 1030.