Cossack


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a member of a Slavic people living in southern European Russia and Ukraine and adjacent parts of Asia and noted for their horsemanship and military skill

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DON COSSACK could line up for the King George as Ireland's 2015 horse of the year as the five-time Grade 1 winner is among six nominees for the coveted award.
IRISH raiders Vautour and Don Cossack head the antepost market after 32 entries were revealed for King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Following the lives of a Russian Cossack family as they fulfill their duties both to country and to one another, this clever book shows people as they are, complete with odd quirks and strange facial hair.
I'M confident Don Cossack will continue his winning ways in today's JNWINE.
DON COSSACK looked every inch a future Cheltenham Gold Cup contender as he added to his Aintree win by clinching the final success of a tremendous season in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup.
A STELLAR cast headed by Djakadam and Don Cossack looks set to make Wednesday's Punchestown Gold Cup the race of the week.
I'm finding it impossible to split Don Cossack and Ma Filleule (2.
By rapidly collapsing its wings when encountering strong gusts of wind, the captive Steppe eagle named Cossack was able to stay aloft in conditions that would have grounded fixed-wing aircraft.
An undeniable proof of this has become telephone calls of the ataman of the Great Host of Don Cossacks Nikolai Kozitsyn, made public by the Security Service of Ukraine, that establish a direct link of the so-called Russian Cossack structures coordinated from Moscow with weapons supply to terrorist organizations operating in the East of Ukraine, as well as with the kidnapping of members of the OSCE Special monitoring mission on May 29, 2014.
SOCHI, Russia -- Cossack militia attacked Russia's Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the artists -- who have feuded with Vladimir Putin's government for years -- tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.
20 ( ANI ): Cossack militia attacked Russian punk group Pussy Riot members with whips and teargas in the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi on Wednesday.
The Russian Cossack State Dance Company, who took to the stage during the second half of the programme, impressed the audience with its high-energy performance which reflected Russian culture of various regions of the vast country.
The Cossack Myth: History and Nationhood in the Age of Empires, by Serhii Plokhy.
It's Russian season at the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre in Newcastle and everyone with an appetite for ballet, classic opera and Cossack street dance is invited.
Konstantin Perenishko, deputy head of the Kuban Cossack Army, said they will focus on migrants whose "behaviour is not always legal, not always right".