Baptism of Kievan Rus

Why did Prince Vladimir have the idea to christen Kievan Rus? Why did he choose Christianity and not Islam? And to whom did our ancestors call in prayer before the baptism of Russia?
Text and texture: Olga Karakai
Design, animation: Ilona Struzhkova, Anton Donenko
Broadcaster: Arsen Bosenko
Sound director: Evgeny Shashkin
Music: Max Pollul
Editor and producer: Sergey Fomkin