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Nikolai Zharkikh

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March 9, 1778 Catherine had given orders to Rumiantsev and Potemkin, which was formally recorded Majesty will – to move Christians.

Already 26 July 1778 Khan's resistance was overcome and he under pressure of the Russians ordered kaymakans – do not hinder displaced Christians.

The decisive role in resettlement belonged to the St. Petersburg government, which planned all this and further did not considered to spend any cost to achieve his plan.