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    WI: Svyatoslav lives

    According to Wikipedia, "Fearing that the peace with Svyatoslav would not endure, the Byzantine emperor induced the Pecheneg khan Kurya to kill Svyatoslav before he reached Kiev. This was in line with the policy outlined by Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus in De Administrando Imperio of...