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They became a well-known group whose numbers increased greatly between the 15th and 17th centuries. Cossacks were usually organized by Ruthenian boyars or princes of the nobility, especially various Lithuanian starostas.
Merchants, peasants and runaways from the Polish—Lithuanian CommonwealthMoscow state and modern Moldova and Romania also joined the Cossacks.
The first recorded Zaporizhian Host prototype was formed when a cousin of Ivan the TerribleDmytro Vyshnevetskybuilt a fortress on the island of Little Khortytsia on the banks of the Lower Dnieper in The Zaporozhian Host adopted a lifestyle that combined the ancient Cossack order and habits with those of the Knights Hospitaller.
The Zaporozhian Cossacks played an important role in European geopoliticsparticipating in a series of conflicts and alliances with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Russiaand the Ottoman Empire. As a result of the Khmelnytsky Uprising in the middle of the 17th century, the Zaporozhian Cossacks briefly established an independent state, which later became the autonomous Cossack Hetmanate — It was a suzerainty under protection of the Russian Tsar from but ruled by the local Hetmans for a century.
In the latter half of the 18th century, Russian authorities destroyed this Zaporozhian Host and gave its lands to landlords. Some Cossacks moved to the Danube delta region, where they formed the Danubian Sich under Ottoman rule. To prevent further defection of Cossacks, the Russian government restored the special Cossack status of the majority of Zaporozhian Cossacks.
This allowed them to unite in the Host of Loyal Zaporozhians and later to reorganize into other hosts, of which the Black Sea host was most important. They eventually moved to the Kuban regiondue to the distribution of Zaporozhian Sich lands among landlords and the resulting scarcity of land.
Victorious Zaporozhian Cossack with the head of a Tatar, print The majority of Danubian Sich Cossacks had moved first to the Azov region inand later joined other former Zaporozhian Cossacks in the Kuban region.
Groups were generally identified by faith rather than language in that period,[ citation needed ] and most descendants of Zaporozhian Cossacks in the Kuban region are bilingual, speaking both Russian and the local Kuban dialect of central Ukrainian. Their folklore is largely Ukrainian.
Their actions increased tension along the southern border of the Polish—Lithuanian Commonwealth. Low-level warfare took place in those territories for most of the period of the Commonwealth — In the 16th century, with the power of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth extending south, the Zaporozhian Cossacks were mostly, if tentatively, regarded by the Commonwealth as their subjects.
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From the second part of the 16th century, Cossacks started raiding Ottoman territories. The Polish government could not control the Cossacks, but was held responsible as the men were nominally their subjects.
In retaliation, Tatars living under Ottoman rule launched raids into the Commonwealth, mostly in the southeast territories. In retaliation, Cossack pirates started raiding wealthy trading port-cities in the heart of the Ottoman Empire, as these were just two days away by boat from the mouth of the Dnieper river.
By andCossacks had razed suburbs of Constantinopleforcing the Ottoman Sultan to flee his palace. The Polish forced the Cossacks to burn their boats and stop raiding by sea, but they did not give it up entirely. During this time, the Habsburg Empire sometimes covertly hired Cossack raiders to go against the Ottomans to ease pressure on their own borders.
Many Cossacks and Tatars developed longstanding enmity due to the losses of their raids. The ensuing chaos and cycles of retaliation often turned the entire southeastern Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth border into a low-intensity war zone.
An officer of the Zaporozhian Cossacks in Cossack numbers expanded when the warriors were joined by peasants escaping serfdom in Russia and dependence in the Commonwealth. Tensions increased when Commonwealth policies turned from relative tolerance to suppression of the Eastern Orthodox church after the Union of Brest.
The Cossacks became strongly anti-Roman Catholic, in this case an attitude that became synonymous with anti-Polish. Some Cossacks, including Polish schlahta, converted to Eastern Orthodox, divided the lands of Ruthenian szlachta in Ukraine, and became the Cossack szlachta.
The uprising became one of a series of catastrophic events for the Commonwealth known as The Delugewhich greatly weakened the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and set the stage for its disintegration years later.
The last, ultimately unsuccessful, attempt to rebuild the Polish-Cossack alliance and create a Polish-Lithuanian-Ruthenian Commonwealth was the Treaty of Hadiachwhich was approved by the Polish King and Sejm as well as by some of the Cossack starshyna, including Hetman Ivan Vyhovsky.
Under Russian rule, the Cossack nation of the Zaporozhian Host was divided into two autonomous republics of the Moscow Tsardom: These organisations gradually lost their autonomy, and were abolished by Catherine II by the late 18th century. In the Lower Dnieper Zaporozhian Host was destroyed.
Later, its high-ranking Cossack leaders were exiled to Siberia,  the last chief becoming the prisoner of the Solovetsky Islandsfor the establishment of a new Sich in the Ottoman Empire by the part of Cossacks without any involvement of the punished Cossack leaders.
With the destruction of the Zaporozhian Sich, many Zaporozhian Cossacks, especially the vast majority of Old Believers and other people from the Greater Russia, defected to Turkey and settled in the area of the Danube river, founding a new Sich there.
Part of these Cossacks settled on Tisa river in the Austrian Empire and formed a new Sich there as well. Some Ukrainian-speaking Eastern Orthodox Cossacks ran away across the Danube territory under the control of the Ottoman Empiretogether with Cossacks of the Greater Russia origin, to form a new host before rejoining the others in the Kuban.
Many Ukrainian peasants and adventurers joined the Danubian Sich afterwards. Ukrainian folklore remembers the Danubian Sich, while new siches of Loyal Zaporozhians on the Bug and Dniester are not famous ones.China’s Selfie Obsession Meitu’s apps are changing what it means to be beautiful in the most populous country on earth.
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