Duchy of Ruthenia

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Велике князівство Руське
Wielkie Księstwo Ruskie
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Capital Kiev
Religion Orthodoxy
Government Noble Democracy
 •  Established 1658
 •  Disestablished 1659

Duchy of Ruthenia (Ukrainian:Велике Князівство Руське, Polish:Księstwo Ruskie) was a historical state in Ukraine that existed from 1658 to 1659. It was created after Treaty of Hadiach between Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and Cossack Hetmanate in the territory of Kiev Voivodeship, Bracław Voivodeship and Chernihiv Voivodeship.