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Start of Ukrainian-Turkish relations in the world history, obviously, should be attributed to the 1621, when Sultan Osman II (before Hotinsky War with the Rzech Pospolita) offered to foreman of Zaporozhian Host to switch sides. In the case of Ukrainian support, the Ottoman Empire pledged to support the initiatives of the Cossack state with its capital in Kiev and Kamenetz-Podolsk.
After having captured and devastated the region of Podolia in the course of the Polish–Turkish War of 1672–1676, the Ottoman government strove to spread its rule over all of the Right-bank Ukraine with the support of its vassal (since 1669), Hetman Petro Doroshenko.
The Danubian Sich (Ukrainian: Задунайська Сiч) was a fortified settlement (sich) of Zaporozhian Cossacks who settled in the territory of the Ottoman Empire after their previous host was disba