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All the materials marked with tag: Cossacks
1 August, 2018History
The crimes and execution of Pavlo Matsapura’s gang that inspired an 18th-century word for villain
17 July, 2018Politics
How the myth that Ukrainians are inclined towards lawlessness is used against them and why a sense of responsibility to your own people is so important
2 March, 2018History
What shaped the aristocratic tradition in politics between the Cossack period and the liberation struggle in 1917-1920
11 January, 2016History
Most of the crimes against Ukrainians have been at the hands of other Ukrainians. What’s important now is to understand how this phenomenon of the Malorosians or Little Russians happened
26 September, 2014History
That turbulent period taught Ukrainians that the ideals of national freedom and solidarity must not be squandered on attractive slogans about social equality, “land and freedom” or “land to peasants”
10 September, 2014Navigator
Château de Dinteville preserves the memories of Cossack Hetman Pylyp Orlyk, and his son Hryhir, a French diplomat and a tireless promoter of independence for the Cossack nation
20 September, 2013History
The Battle of Vienna took place 330 years ago. It was the final and most significant battle between Christian Europe and the Muslim East
31 May, 2013History
Becoming Ukrainian was as difficult and controversial for Pavlo Skoropadskyi as it was for the Ukrainian nation
31 May, 2013History
Accomplishments and failures of the 1918 Pavlo Skoropadskyi reforms
10 December, 2012History
The union between Bohdan Khmelnytsky and the Tatars, signed in early 1648, was intended to secure significant military successes, but relationships between the parties were far from straitforward
10 December, 2012History
The formidable talent of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and the helplessness of the Polish troops at the time led to an outstanding Cossack victory in the Battle of Batih
12 April, 2012History
Ukraine’s Navy, set up 20 years ago, is struggling to survive
6 September, 2011History
In the outskirts of Dnipropetrovsk, one can still find the remains of a fortress built by Ivan Mazepa at the site of an older Cossack village.
4 July, 2011Investigation
Ukrainian cossacks have turned into a thieving band of generals in fancy dress
17 February, 2011History
Mazepa failed because of greedy Ukrainian Cossack officers and the clergy's obsession with self-importance
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The culture of 'Muscovite Rus' came to form from two heterogeneous sources. The seed of the religious and artistic culture reached Muscovy from southeastern Europe (Byzantium, the Balkans) through Kyiv. On the other hand, the foundation of the political and legal culture came to Muscovy from 'Ulus Jöchi', better known as the Golden Horde. As a result, the Russian "spiritual culture" took the shape of a familiar European facade, behind which a non-European state infrastructure hid.
7 April, ,
German chancellor Olaf Scholz says Putin’s comments on US biological weapons seemed like an ‘implicit threat’
23 March, ,
It is us, Ukrainians, and all the citizens of this country, who must keep studying our own history. To defend our land and our country, we must know it better.
20 March, ,
86.6% of Russians tolerate and support the potential assault on the territory of the European Union, including: Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and others as evidenced by the results of the sociological survey conducted by “Active Group”
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