Oleg Lytvynenko. The interrogation of prisoners. Episode of the battle of Konotop.
Here is how this event of the Russian 19th century historian S. M. Solovyov - "Color of Moscow's cavalry, who served happy Hiking 1654 and 1655, died in one day, and never after that the king of Moscow could not bring into the field such a brilliant army. In mourning clothes came the Tsar Aleksey Mikhailovich to the people and terror gripped Moscow ... ". On the battlefield were killed 30000 select the army of Pozharsky, and he was captured along with Prince Lvov, Lyapunov, Buturlin, Skuratov, Kurakin and others. According to the testimony of the chroniclers during interrogation appeared to be related, Prince Pozharsky spat Khan Mehmed Giray IV in the face and swore at, and was immediately executed by security Khan.