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Sloboda Ukraine (Russian: Слободская Украина) or Slobozhanshchina (Слобожанщина) was a historical region (17th18th centuries) on the frontier of Muscovy and Imperial Russia, settled by Ukrainian Cossacks that were fugitives from Poland, as well as by peasants and townspeople. Migrants received government support, both in land and money. The name comes from the term for Cossack settlements, sloboda (слобода), that may be translated as a "free settlement", i.e., a non-serf settlement. The population was called Sloboda Cossacks (слободские казаки). The area comprised the Southern frontier of Russia of the time. (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... This article is about Muscovite Russia. ... Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of Russian history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... Costumes of Slaves or Serfs, from the Sixth to the Twelfth Centuries, collected by H. de Vielcastel, from original Documents in the great Libraries of Europe. ...


During 16501765 it was organized according to Cossack military custom, similarly to the Zaporozhian Host and the Hetmanate. There were five regimental districts (polky, полки) of Sloboda Cossacks, named after the towns of their sustained deployment, and subdivided into company districts (sotni): Ostrogozhsky (Острогожский), Kharkovsky (Харьковский), Akhtyrsky (Ахтырский), Sumsky (Сумской), and Izyumsky (Изюмский). Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan of Turkey. ... A regiment is a military unit, larger than a company and smaller than a division. ...


Under Catherine the Great, the regiments of Slobozhanshchina were disbanded and Cossack privileges were abolished by the decree of July 28, 1765. The semiautonomous region became a province (namestichestvo) called Sloboda Ukraine. The regimental administrations were replaced by regular Russian hussar regiments, and Cossack higher ranks (starshinas) were granted officership and dvoryanstvo (nobility). Catherine II (Екатерина II Алексеевна: Yekaterína II Alekséyevna, April 21, 1729 - November 6, 1796), born Sophie Augusta Fredericka, known as Catherine the Great, reigned as empress of Russia from June 28, 1762, to her death on November 6, 1796. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Polish Hussar Hussar (original Hungarian spelling: huszár, plural huszárok) refers to a number of types of cavalry used throughout Europe since the 15th century. ... Dvoryanstvo ( Russian: дворянство) refers to a category of Russian nobility. ...


In 1835, Sloboda Ukraine became Kharkov Guberniya, ceding some territory to Voronezh and Kursk, under the Little Russian governorship of Left-bank Ukraine. The region was to be reorganized several times under Soviet Ukraine, until the borders of modern Kharkiv Oblast were established in the 1930s. Kharkov (rus: Ха́рьков) or Kharkiv (ukr: Ха́рків) is the second largest city in Ukraine, a center of Kharkivska oblast. It is situated in the northeast of the country and has a population of two million. ... Guberniya (also gubernia, guberniia, and gubernya) (Russian: губе́рния) was a major administrative subdivision of the Imperial Russia, usually translated as province or Governorate General. ... Voronezh (Воро́неж) is a large city in the south of Central Russia, not far from Ukraine. ... For other uses, see Kursk (disambiguation). ... Little Russia or Malorossiya (Russian: ) was the name for the territory of Ukraine applied in the time of the Russian Empire and earlier. ... Left-bank Ukraine (Ukrainian: Лівобережна Україна Russian: Левобережная Украина, Polish: Lewobrzeżna Ukraina ): historic name of the part of Ukraine on the left bank of the Dnipro River, comprising the modern-day regions of Chernihiv, Poltava and Sumy and the eastern part of the Kyiv and Cherkasy regions, in Russian histories... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... Kharkiv Oblast (Харківська область, Kharkivs’ka oblast’ or Харківщина, Kharkivshchyna in Ukrainian; Харьковская область, Khar’kovskaya oblast’ in Russian) is an oblast of eastern Ukraine. ... Events and trends Technology Jet engine invented First atom was split with a particle accelerator Golden Age of radio begins in U.S. Disney adopts a three-color Technicolor process for cartoons First Kit Kat in UK The photocopier is invented by Carlson Air mail service across the Atlantic Science...


Slobozhanshchina corresponds to the territory of modern Ukrainian Kharkiv Oblast (province), as well as parts of Sumy, Donetsk, and Luhansk Oblasts, and parts of Belgorod, Kursk, and Voronezh Oblasts of Russia. Kharkiv Oblast (Харківська область, Kharkivs’ka oblast’ or Харківщина, Kharkivshchyna in Ukrainian; Харьковская область, Khar’kovskaya oblast’ in Russian) is an oblast of eastern Ukraine. ... An oblast (Russian, Ukrainian: о́бласть) is a subnational entity of Bulgaria, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and the now-defunct Soviet Union, approximately equivalent to a province. ... Sumy Oblast (Сумська область, Sums’ka oblast’ or Сумщина, Sumshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of northern Ukraine. ... Donetsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Донецька область, Donets’ka oblast’ or Донеччина, Donechchyna) is an oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. ... Luhansk Oblast (Луганська область, Luhans’ka oblast’ or Луганщина, Luhanshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Voronezh Oblast (Russian:Воро́нежская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia. ...


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Sloboda Ukraine (Russian: Слободская Украина) or Slobozhanshchina (Слобожанщина) was a historical region (17th–18th centuries) on the frontier of Muscovy and Imperial Russia, settled by Ukrainian Cossacks that were fugitives from Poland, as well as by peasants and townspeople.
In 1835, Sloboda Ukraine became Kharkov Guberniya, ceding some territory to Voronezh and Kursk, under the Little Russian governorship of Left-bank Ukraine.
The region was to be reorganized several times under Soviet Ukraine, until the borders of modern Kharkiv Oblast were established in the 1930s.
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