The article examines the key aspects of life of the Yelets serving Cossacks at the end of the XVI district – the first half of the XVII century, related to their military service in the framework of the integration of the policy of the southern suburbs of the Moscow State and their protection. It describes basic «gosudarevy» services to which Eletskii Cossacks were en-listed in the period mentioned, taking into account the characteristics of the region.
Key words: southern borders, sluzhily Cossacks, frontier fortress, «gosudarevy» service.РОЩУПКИН-
Citation link: Roschupkin A.Y. Yelets sluzhily cossacks at the end of XVI – first half XVII centuries on «gosudarevy» service. (on materials of the Yelets and county) // Humanities researches of the Central Russia. – 2017. – № 2 (3). – P. 76-82.