Otaman

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Ataman - Uses in Ukraine
... Otamans were usually elected by the Host Council or could have been appointed, especially during the military campaigns ... The appointed Otamans were called Acting Otaman (Наказний отаман) ... of non-Cossack military units (artillery, etc.) were also called Otamans ...
Kosh Otaman - Overview
... The otaman was elected by elders (starshyna) of the Zaporozhian Host ... During military campaigns powers of otaman were virtually unrestricted, but in peacetime the most important military and political issues he addressed to the council of starshynas (officer ... Kosh otaman was elected for a term of one year and in exceptional cases was reelected ...
Kosh Otaman
... Kosh Otaman (Ukrainian Кошовий отаман, Koshovyi otaman Polish Ataman koszowy lit ... Otaman of the Host) was the highest military rank of the Zaporizhian Cossacks in the 16-18th centuries ...
Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachny - Major Campaigns
... of the 16th century, Sahaidachny traveled to Zaporizhia, where in 1605, he was named the Kosh Otaman of the Zaporozhian Host ... The Muscovite forces of the voivode H.Volkonsky made the Otaman take a detour, but were unable to stop him ... to Zaporizhia, and did not only become a Kosh Otaman, but was also the Hetman of Ukraine for 8 years ...
Ukrainian People's Army - Structure - Ranks and Insignia
... Most notable is the introduction of the rank of Otaman that replaced the General ranks of the Russian army ... in the Directorate of Ukraine, Symon Petliura was given the rank of the Chief Otaman ... The new position was introduced by the former Russian General and later Otaman Oleksander Hrekov ...