He begins the game as lord of Ladyzhyn Fortress.
He is based on an actual person, Vasyl Zolotarenko, who was Colonel of Nizhyn. He was also the brother of John Zolotarenko that was Acting hetman (temporary warlord) of the Cossacks in Belarus during the years 1654-1655. Hanna, sister of Basil and John, was third wife of Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky.
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