Bulavin Kondrat( centurion Bakhmut Cossack hundreds accomplice Mazepa)
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Biography Bulavin Kondrat
Seeking a means to attract to its side of the Don Cossacks, Mazeppa secretly elected Bulavina accomplices, who at that time guarded the border near the Donets River and the city Bakhmut. Opportunity to the perturbation introduced soon. Colonel Prince Yuri Dolgoruky in eight riding the Village huts caught and sent to their former homes to 3000 escaped from Russia, the measure met resistance in some villages, there were many unhappy, and this advantage Bulavin. Defeating detachment Dolgorukov, slew him and all the officers. Then Bulavin sent "outrageous" the letter asserts that "the boyars and the Germans introduced the Cossacks in the Hellenic faith, burn and executed in vain". Against him came Ataman Maksimov, and a detachment of regular troops. Bulavin ordered his accomplice Khokhlov, Nekrasov, ragged, naked, and others go Donets and becoming a Miiisov try to reinforce troops fugitives from the Ukraine and freemen from the Don, and he himself went to the Zaporizhzhya Sich. Bunt, apparently, stopped, and the continuation of the winter at the Don all was calm, but Bulavin, under the covert auspices of Mazepa, gathered in the Ukraine and Zaporozhye motley horde, sent them to their troops who were hidden in the steppes of Miusov. Peter decided utushit revolt at the very beginning: 20000 regular troops marched from Tula; this case together with the faithful Don Cossacks was entrusted to Prince Vasili Dolgorukov, brother slain. At this time, managed to break Bulavin detachment Maksimova, took him prisoner and executed. Then Bulavin possessed Cherkassky and, . proclaimed by the army ataman, . sent to the Azov and in Moscow unsubscribe, . which tried to justify himself by, . that the prince was killed Dolgorukov, . for his cruelty, . not on the advice of one of his Bulavina, . and all the Don, . and finally insisted in his resignation,
. Bulavin sent a significant portion of the troops with Nekrasov in the saddle did not surrender to his village, and another, . more numerous body with Dranovym sent against the Prince Yury Dolgoruky, . the third set with a hooded Kurtlake himself had stayed for the preservation of Cherkasy,
. Peter, on hearing the news of the defeat Maksimova, commanded general Bakhmetev hurry to Cherkassky. On the river Kurtlake Dolgorukov attacked (April 28) at 15000 rioters and scattered them. Almost at the same time another detachment, Colonel Kropotova and Gulitsa, smashed on the head chieftain smelly. The approaches to the rebels were repulsed Azov. The news quickly reached the failures Cherkasy. Cossacks led Zershchikov, broke in Cherkassy, attacked the house Ataman. Bulavin, abandoned by all, he shot a pistol (7 July 1708). Devastation caused by Bulanov and his accomplice in one of only Pridonskom region were enormous: hundreds of thousands of acres, together with the villages loyal to the Government of the peasants were turned into wastelands. How Bulavin rebellion seemed serious, easily seen from the fact that Oseredskaya (Pavlovskaya on-Don), the fort was hastily built to stop the rebel movement.