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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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Vladimir Svezhenets told the meeting about the implementation of measures of state support for Cossack societies and public associations of Cossacks in the implementation of agricultural production.
It adds: "The Cossacks were the final act on stage before The Beatles.
Barrett's work on the Terek Cossacks appeared at a critical moment for Russian and Eurasian history, as the field was experiencing a momentous shift featuring novel investigation of questions relating to empire, non-Russian nationalities, and borderlands--a reorientation eventually labeled "the imperial turn.
The Cossacks managed to get a foothold back in the game with the last kick of the half when, against the run of play, a mistake from Cardiff Social let the Cossacks grab their consolation goal.
The Ukrainian Cossacks Tom Evans, 11, from Four Crosses, near Llanymynech, is set to compete in the young handler class with his sheep.
Dmitry Slaboda, one of the Cossacks, said the original plan had been just to throw milk at Navalny and his supporters and to hurl insults at them, but that things had turned violent after one of them had elbowed an old cossack to the ground.
9) Led by Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, a Cossack middle-rank officer elected military leader (hetman), the Cossacks' armed struggle against the magnates and their military forces was legitimized by the Cossacks' claims of the Polish king's "sympathy" and assistance to their cause.
html) Tomorrow things will flare up in Cossack villages and farmsteads, and common citizens will hide under benches and behind wardrobes, while we shall be on the front lines," said Cossack leaderAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Ivan Bezu "Because today in the evenings, when citizens are drinking their tea and playing with their kids, it is Cossacks who are on the front lines, protecting public order.
All the dead were from the Bandidos - the dominant gang in Texas - or their chief rivals, the Cossacks.
Six group members -- five women and one man -- donned their signature ski masks in downtown Sochi and were pulling out a guitar and microphone as at least 10 Cossacks and other security officials moved in.
au, six group members, five women and one man, wore their signature ski masks and were pulling out a guitar and microphone when some 10 Cossacks and other security officials moved in and started beating them.
The Cossacks have been used since last year as an auxiliary police force to patrol the streets in the Krasnodar province, which includes the Winter Olympic host city.
Colourful costumes, pulsating music and gracious movements characterised the Cossacks of Russia and Folklore from Tajikistan show
In a programme titled The Cossacks of Russia and Folklore from Tajikistan, world music and dance from Eastern Europe and Central Asia was the subject of attraction on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
For Taras Shevchenko, by contrast, the History embodied the love of the Cossacks "for their native Ukraine" (p.