Real fellowship — more Slavic, less Varangian

Reconstructed Golden Gates in Kiev. The famous “Great Gate of Kiev” painting was the result of an architectural competition to build a monument to a failed assassination attempt on Tzar Alexander, which was not built, but was made famous through music. By tverkhovinets/Adobe Stock
Kosovo Liberation Army handing over arms to U.S. forces, 30 June 1999. Wikipedia/DoD photo by Sgt. Craig J. Shell, U.S. Marine Corps. This file is a work of a United States Marine or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, it is in the public domain.
Houses in the old town on the banks of the Prizren Bistrica River, Prizren, Kosovo. By Danita Delimont/Adobe Stock
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Viktor Hartmann, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Word clous for Uruk, one of the primary cities of Sumer from approximately 4000–3200 BCE. Adobe Stock
Generic whiteboard with a piracy twist
Tingey and Manicki, 2017, p. 36
Tingey and Manicki, 2017, p. 37.
Dynamic in the East and West of Europe in the early second millennium CE in the absence of government forms to protect the people.
View of Pripyat River area Baof Northern Ukraine showing the marshes leading to the Dneiper River. The Chernobyl nuclear plant can be seen here. Historically Slavs were able to grow crops here that were less susceptible to destruction or theft. Google Earth

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Kenneth Tingey

Kenneth Tingey

Proponent of improved governance. Evangelist for fluidity, the process-based integration of knowledge and authority. Big-time believer that we can do better.