Kanevsky Mikhail Vasilievich  Prince  Kochubey (real name Lontsov name is not known) (? - 1922) miner, anarchist commander of RPAU .
|Kanevsky Mikhail Vasilievich|
|Nickname||Old Man Kochubey, Old Man Lontsov.|
|Place of Birth||Petropavlovka , Pavlograd district , Yekaterinoslav province|
|Years of service||1918-1922|
|Part||The revolutionary rebel army of Ukraine|
|Commanded||Memory of Gregory Makhno (armored train)|
|Battles / wars||Grishinsky operation|
Lontsov called himself “Prince Kochubey” and often said, “Although I am a prince, I can say it is from the noble, but I stand for the working people!” Among the rebels, he was called "Old Man of the Lontsov" "Old Man of Kochubey." 
A man of medium height with an arrested, drunken face.
Reliable biographical data on the life of Lontsov before the revolution is not known, it is only known that he was born in the village of Petropavlovka, Pavlograd district of the Yekaterinoslav province . Before the revolution, he worked as a miner in Yuzovka , was illiterate. [four]
In 1918 he joined the anarchists. He has been an active participant in the Makhnovism since its inception. [five]
In late 1918 and early 1919, Mikhail commanded an armored train on the Grishinsky section. 
In the fall of 1919, Lontsov was a squad leader in the RPAU Azov Corps. At the end of October 1919, the Makhnovists seized the heavy soldier’s armored train of the All-Union Military Military Union and renamed it “In memory of Grigory Makhno, ” Lontsov was appointed commander of the armored train.  On January 10, 1920, seeing the approach of the Bolsheviks, Lontsov left Zaporozhye in his armored train and left for Nikopol. After the occupation of Nikopol, Lontsov with a group of commanders fled from execution in Gulyaypol on January 12. After arriving in Gulyaypole, seeing that the army fell apart, Lontsov went underground. [five]
After the signing of the Starobel agreement between the Bolsheviks and the Makhnovists in the fall of 1920, the RPAU Council on November 16 issued a mandate to Lontsov to collect the rebels in Pavlograd district and send them to the Crimean Front. 
On February 19, 1921, Lontsov with his troops joined the Caucasian Insurgent Army (Makhnovists) which left Ukraine and headed for the Caucasus. After the collapse of the Caucasian Insurgent Army in September 1921, Lontsov continued military operations against the Bolsheviks in the Caucasus.
At the end of February 1922, Lontsov returned to Ukraine with a detachment of 200 rebels.  According to other sources, on October 15, in the Konstantinograd district in the Poltava region, the Soviet regime surrendered with 38 rebels. 
- Kolos, G. A. Notes on the underground and armed struggle, 1918-1919 / G. A. Kolos; Ispart OK KP (b) U. - Dnepropetrovsk: B. and., 1927. - 47,  p. : portr.
- Belash A. A. V., Belash V. F. Roads of Nestor Makhno. Kiev, 1993
- Nestor Makhno. Peasant movement in Ukraine. 1918-1921: Documents and Materials / Series: Peasant Revolution in Russia. 1902-1922: Documents and materials / Ed. V. Danilova and T. Shanina. - M.: “Russian Political Encyclopedia” (ROSSPEN), 2006. - 1000 p.
- 10/19/1921, (14267. 1921 Investigation case on charges of Kanevsky (Kochubei) M.V.)
- Nestor Makhno. Peasant movement in Ukraine. 1918-1921: Documents and Materials Page 788
- Nestor Makhno. Peasant movement in Ukraine. 1918-1921: Documents and Materials Page 795
- Belash A. A. V., Belash V. F. Roads of Nestor Makhno. Page 418
- Kolos, G. A. Notes on the underground and armed struggle, 1918-1919 / G. A. Kolos; Page 40.
- Belash A. A. V., Belash V. F. Roads of Nestor Makhno. Page 535
- Belash A. A. V., Belash V. F. Roads of Nestor Makhno. Page 629
- Nestor Makhno. Peasant movement in Ukraine. 1918-1921: Documents and materials Page 687