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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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Among a jam-packed schedule of competitions, the main ring will host many exciting attractions including The International Dzhigitovka Show, an unparalleled performance of horsemanship and daring skill showcased by the Cossack Trick Riders, National Squad Dzhigitovka Competitors and world championship performers.
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." (1) Indeed, his scholarship was critical to effectuating that shift, and his interventions in the mid--to late 1990s acquired foundational significance.
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.
Footage showed the assailants, described by Navalny as Cossacks and wearing traditional fur hats, some in military-style fatigues and black boots, showering the group with milk outside the terminal of Anapa airport, about 1,500 kilometres south of Moscow, before setting upon them.
(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.
Cossacks in southern Russia over the weekend burned effigies of Turkish President Recep ErdoAaAaAeAaanAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA and U.S.AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA President Barack Obama, those nations' flags, in a rally for President Vladimir Putin's foreign policies, the Moscow Times reported.
One alert said members of the Bandidos and Cossacks gangs had been ordered to kill anyone in uniform.
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.
According to, 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.
Krasnodar region governor Alexander Tkachev, who has been advancing Cossacks' interests for years, promised on Wednesday to conduct a "thorough probe" into the incident and prosecute the attackers.
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.