Do Akundinov acquire fame and laurels in the military field? Unfortunately, it remains unknown. Ambassador Vasily Strukov only one who mentioned that the impostor was appointed commander of the Cossacks Khmelnitsky. It is possible that the hetman's plans soon changed and he canceled a campaign conceived, not wanting to quarrel with Russia, which is patronized by the Don Cossacks. "From the Don to Moscow was told that in the summer of 1650 came to Don's son Bogdan Khmelnitsky yes ataman demo, and with them the Cossacks thousand to 5 or 6, two weeks they stood on Miyusov from Cherkassy town for the bottom, waiting for the Crimean Tatars, to walk together in the Don Cossacks. The Don sent to them: "We are people of the same Orthodox faith, and you have developed with Busurmanov for us Orthodox Christians, the war is not necessary to come; before you were always with us in friendship and in exile and homespun coats hunted together, and when the emperor with the Polish king had a fight and war, and then you were with us in the world. " Cherkasy Zaporizhzhya responded: "We came to the Don to the letter of the Crimean king, we shall come together in the Mountain Cherkas, not on you; and if the Crimean king told us to go not only to you but also to the sovereign of the city, we go, because we have a contract with him - to help each other, and when we had the Poles War, the Crimean king with all the horde He helped us. " But the charter came from the Khan, in which he ordered the Cossacks to turn back because the whole steppe burned, and he, for the starvation of horse, you can not go ".