Cossacks defeat the Poles (38 words)

Historical Context Note

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What had begun as a rebellion of Russian Cossacks begins to turn into a full-scale war against the Polish nobility, when a rebel army almost 10 000 strong defeats the Poles at the Battle of Zhovti Vody in modern-day Ukraine.

Editors. "Cossacks defeat the Poles". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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