3 days ago · The history of Jews in Poland dates back at least 1,000 years. For centuries, Poland was home to the largest and most significant Jewish community in the world. Poland was a principal center of Jewish culture, because of the long period of statutory religious tolerance and social autonomy which ended after the Partitions of Poland in the 18th century.
- 1,250,000 (ancestry, passport eligible); 202,300 (citizenship)
6 days ago · A Vilnius panegyric in Khmelnytsky's honour (1650–1651) explained it: "While in Poland, it is King Jan II Casimir Vasa, in Rus it is Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky".  Following the Battles of Zbarazh and the Zboriv , Khmelnytsky gained numerous privileges for the Cossacks under the Treaty of Zboriv .
- Emergence of Cossack Hetmanate under Russian protection, Decline of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Decline of the Roman Catholic and Uniate churches in Dnieper Ukraine, Territorial and political expansion of the Russian Tsardom