I bought the Rus infantry from Fireforge games knowing I would use them... http://www.fireforge-games.com/webstore/medieval-russian/russians-infantry-details
Seeing the latest trailer for the coming Russian movie Viking made me kitbash some of the Fireforge Russians with Gripping Beast Hirdmen. Enought to make a small unit in Lion/Dragon Rampant.
That combined with the whole eastern Norsemen, and their lack of attention in this more English orientation miniatures gaming world.
This is a whole new world to explore, sailing the rivers of Volga, crossing the Caspian sea and dragging the boats all the way to Byzantium, Persia and trading steel for those Ulfberht swords…
For those who have missed it:
Granted the movie will probobly not be as good as I want it to be but still... Rus Vikings...
For those interersted in the plastic Rus box from Fireforge Games, here are some reviews: