Tushino, Brigand of

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Tushino, Brigand of

 

(also Thief of Tushino), the name given to the Second False Dmitrii by his enemies; taken from the name of the village of Tushino, the administrative seat and residence of the Second False Dmitrii from 1608 to 1610.

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