Yermak

Yermak

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Ermak

(both: yĕrmäk`), d. 1584?, Russian conqueror of Siberia; his name also occurs as Yermak Timofeyevich. The leader of a band of independent Russian Cossacks, he spent his early career plundering the czar's ships on the Volga and later entered the service of a merchant family, the Stroganovs. 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 SibirSibir
, former city, southeast of present-day Tobolsk, W Siberian Russia. Founded in the 11th or 12th cent., it became (early 16th cent.) the capital of the Tatar khanate of Sibir, which arose after the disintegration of the empire of the Golden Horde.
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; 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. However, Russian troops retook the territory in 1586.
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2]), AW heat fluxes to the ice over the Yermak Plateau where warm AW is found close to the bottom of the SML and mixing rates are high.
Sin embargo, a nivel del Estado ruso, fue Ivan el Terrible quien auspicio una expedicion mas alla de los Urales, encabezada por quien se convertiria en un gran lider en este emprendimiento, Yermak.
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