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  Yermak Timofeyevich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yermak Timofeyevich (Russian: Ерма́к Тимофе́евич, also Ermak) (born between 1532 and 1542 — August 5 or 6, 1585), Cossack leader and explorer of Siberia.
On October 26, Yermak captured the capital of the Siberian Khanate – Qashliq (17 km from the city of Tobolsk).
Yermak was wounded and tried to swim across the Wagay River (Irtysh's tributary), but drowned under the weight of his own chainmail.
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On October 26, Yermak captured the capital of the Siberian Khanate — Kashlyk (17 km from the city of Tobolsk).
Yermak was wounded and tried to swim across the Vagay River (Irtysh’s tributary), but drowned under the weight of his own kol’chuga (chain armor).
The remains of Yermak’s forces under the command of M. Mescheryak retreated from Kashlyk.
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 Yermak on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
They sent Yermak on an expedition to protect their lands in W Siberia from attack by local tribes.
Advancing in river boats, Yermak and his band crossed the Urals and with the superior force of firearms conquered (1582) the capital of the Tatar khanate of Sibir ; he placed the conquered territory under the protection of Czar Ivan IV and asked him for aid.
Yermak was killed in an encounter with the Tatars, and his troops were forced to retreat.
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 Icebreaker Yermak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yermak (Ермак) (sometimes spelled Ermak) was the first true icebreaker constructed for Russia under the supervision of Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov.
It was named after the famous Russian explorer of Siberia, Don Cossack ataman Yermak Timofeyevich.
It was commissioned on October 29, 1898, and on the very first voyage it reached 81°21'N north of Spitsbergen in 1899.
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 Yermak Timofeyevich -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
("Timofeyevich" is his (Click link for more info and facts about patronimic) patronimic, not the (The name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)) last name, so in references it must be looked up at "Yermak" or "Yermak Timofeyevich".)
Around 1577, the Stroganovs hired a Cossack leader Yermak for protecting their lands from the attacks of the Siberian (A title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries) khan (Click link for more info and facts about Kuchum) Kuchum.
Yermak was wounded and tried to swim across the Wagay River (Irtysh's tributary), but drowned under the weight of his own (Click link for more info and facts about chainmail) chainmail.
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 Yermak: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
YERMAK AND THE COSSACK CONQUEST OF SIBERIA...Leaders -- of whom the Donskoi hetman Yermak was the chief and prototype -- crossed...Professor I. Evamitzky.
The Streltsy, Morozova, Yermak all this is thanks to him alone, Surikov...Snowy Village and hit on the theme for Yermaks Conquest of Siberia (1895).
In 1581 the Cossack chieftain Yermak Timofeyevich led the first campaigns to break through the khanates left over from the Mongol invasions and bring under Muscovys...
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 EefyWiki - Yermak The Cossack
Yermak the Cossack, also known as Yermak Timofeyevich, was a leader of a group of Russian military warriors named, you guessed it, the Cossacks.
He and his band of Cossacks followed the way of the Pirates of the Caribbean until they were was enlisted by the Stroganov family sometime around 1577 to protect their lands in Siberia from the attacks of a Siberian ruler named Kahn Kuchum.
When Yermak saw that he and his horde of Cossacks were able to fend off the Kahn's army, he decided that the conquest of his own Siberian lands might be a good idea.
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 Salekhard - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is the only city in the world that is located right on the Polar circle.
A settlement of Obdorsk (Обдорск) was founded in 1595 in the place of a khant settlement Polnovat-Vozh (Полноват-вож) by Russian settlers that followed the conquering of Siberia by Yermak Timofeyevich.
It was situated by the Ob River, and its name supposedly derives from that.
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 ninemsn Encarta - Russia
Some Cossacks went farther north, and in 1581 a Cossack hetman (leader) Yermak Timofeyevich led an expedition east across the Ural Mountains for the Stroganov family, one of the wealthiest families in Russia, which had an exclusive licence to operate factories in the Urals and beyond.
Ivan warned Yermak against stirring up the inhabitants of the area but forgave him when, between 1581 and 1583, he brought most of the Ob’ River basin under Russian rule, thus beginning the conquest of Siberia.
It was Ivan who agreed to allow the Cossacks to keep runaway peasants, and to keep their landholdings and a semblance of political autonomy in return for them becoming his frontier guards, and agreeing “to do battle for the Crown” whenever required.
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 Russian movie_actors: Irina Alfiorova
Yermak is a historic figure and a myth.
The film also tells the story of Yermak's love to a mysterious Alena, who became a Kuchum's whore, as well as the story of a burning love of a careless Cossack Vanka Koltso and a proud Turk Farida.
During 9 years of the shootings of "Yermak" its directors had also made three other films; 15 persons out of the crew died at the same time.
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In 1579, Yermak led an expedition to conquer Siberia for the Russian empire.
After several years of fighting with Kuchum, the Tatar warlord, Yermak managed to gain a tenuous hold over the region.
A year later, Kuchum's men ambushed Yermak on the banks of the Irtysh River.
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 Yermak Timofeyevich --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Yermak also spelled Ermak Cossack leader of an expeditionary force during the initial Russian attempts to annex western Siberia, who became a hero of Russian folklore.
In 1579 the merchant and factory-owning Stroganov family enlisted the assistance of Yermak and a band of Cossacks to defend its possessions against attacks by Siberian tribesmen.
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 A Map of World Exploration
The leader of a ferocious band that lived by pillaging villages on the Volga River, Yermak was eventually brought to heel by government soldiers.
Yermak displaced Kuchum and captured the town of Sibir'.
In 1585, however, the Tartars rebelled and Yermak was killed.
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 Mysteries of the Golden Woman of Ugra - by Paul Stonehill
Yermak's deeds and praises are sung from one end of Russia to the other.
The Stroganovs sent Yermak on an expedition to protect their lands in Western Siberia from attack by local tribes.
The legendary Yermak died; he was wounded, and drowned in the river, pulled down by his heavy armor.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Yermak@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Anatoliy Yermak, 48, died near Polohy, 385 miles south-east of Kiev, on Tuesday.
Omelchenko and Yermak urged the move after the Criminal Ukraine...
GAZ engineers have already designed several other models of cross-country vehicles, including the Yermak, which is a cargo-passenger modification of the Ataman, and a new passenger car with excellently designed streamline body.
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 Yermak Timofeyevich - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Yermak Timofeyevich - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Yermak Timofeyevich --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
In 1579 he was enlisted by the merchant Stroganov family to defend its possessions against attacks by Siberian tribesmen.
With their firearms, Yermak and his army defeated the numerically superior forces of Khan Kuchum and occupied the capital, Sibir.
Though later killed in a revolt of Kuchum's forces, Yermak was considered the conqueror of Siberia and became a hero of Russian folklore.
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 The Mansi
In some sources, Alach, Prince of Koda figures as an important ally of the Siberian Khan Kuchum and is said to have been awarded one of the Yermak mail-coats taken from the enemy (Bahrushin 1955, 1:114).
Even though Yermak succeeded in taking the capital of the Siberian Khanate, Kashlyk, this did not entail the submission of Siberia.
In connection with Yermak's campaign, the Siberian Chronicle also tells us about the golden woman: a hetman of Yermak's, by the name of Ivan Bryazga, invaded the Belogorye region in 1582 and fought the Ob-Ugrians there, who were defending their holiest object - the golden woman.
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Alerna’s father caught Alerna and Yermak in a lover’s tryst in the woods.
Yermak raised his sword to slay Alerna when one of her three children stepped in front to protect her and in Russian said, “Don’t hurt my Mama.” Yermak now recognized Alerna and remembered the years of heartache he endured because of their illicit affair.
The sight of the three children was more than he could bear and as he hoisted his sword to strike one of the boys, Alerna threw herself on this boy and cried, “I beg for mercy Yermak.
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 Encyclopedia: Yermak Timofeyevich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines.
Icebreaker Yermak Yermak (Ермак) (sometimes spelled Ermak) was the first true icebreaker constructed for Russia under the supervision of Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov.
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 Muscovy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These victories gave Russia access to the entire Volga River and to Central Asia.
In 1581 the Stroganov merchant family, interested in fur trade, hired a Cossack leader, Yermak Timofeyevich, to lead an expedition into western Siberia.
Yermak defeated the Siberia Khanate and claimed the territories west of the Ob' and Irtysh rivers for Russia.
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 Timofeyevich Yermak History Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yermak (or Ermak) was the leader of a band of outlaw Cossacks who pirated boats on the Volga River.
In 1579 they were hired by a wealthy Russian family to defend their property against raids by Siberian tribes.
He led a force of less than 1,000 Cossacks over the Ural Mountains and, in 1582, captured the Siberian capital, opening Siberia for eventual absorption into Czarist Russia.
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 Amazon@Apolyton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Forsyth's main argument is fairly simple: despite the Leninist rhetoric that the Russian occupation of Siberia was a peaceful process and that it brought the indigenous peoples into contact with a "higher culture," the Siberian peoples in reality suffered a great deal from collectivization, "denomadisation," and the consequent destruction of their traditional cultures and occupations.
The book is particularly strong on the early Russian conquest of Siberia after 1456 and the folk heroes like Yermak Timofeyevich who emerged in the process.
Yasak was often collected in the form of furs, such as sable, fox, and marten---as precious to the Russians as gold to the Spanish conquistadors in Mexico and Peru.
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The Stroganovs wanted to protect their lands and trade from the Tartars and called upon the Cossacks and their leader Yermak Timofeyevich.
In September 1581, Timofeyevich led 840 troops to wrest the Siberian city of Sibir from Tartar control.
With the use of firearms, the Cossacks easily defeated Kuchum's forces.
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 Greatest Russians of History... - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Living at Don, he switched to attack merchant ships on Volga in the middle of the 16th century (actually, I live in a region known as "Zhiguli", where both Yermak and later Razin have a residence, while pillaging merchants).
Then Yermak, fleeing from the government troops, moved to Ural, where he was hired by Stroganovs, a dinasty of merchants, who owned salt and iron production of the Ural, to conquer local tribes in order to safeguard this business.
When Siberian khan was defeated, Yermak, feeling that he`s unable to hold these lands without backup, sent an ambassador to Moscow, who told Ivan the Terrible, that Yermak gives Siberia to the tsar.
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