Putyata (Russian: Путята) was the first tysyatsky of Novgorod whose name is found in Slavonic chronicles. According to the Ioachim Chronicle, he was active during the reign of Vladimir the Great and forced the Novgorodians to accept Christian faith "by sword", while the posadnik Dobrynya forced them into Christianity "by fire".
|This biographical article related to the Russian military is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This East Slavic history-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|