Cossacks are a group of predominantly East Slavic people who originally were members of democratic, semi-military communities in Ukraine and Southern Russia. They inhabited sparsely populated areas and islands in the lower Dnieper and Don basins, and played an important role in the historical development of both Ukraine and Russia.
Now you can see the men who call themselves “Cossacks” today.
“I remember 24th of January, 1919”.
“Moscow is my homeland, my family!”
This guy is a parliamentary candidate.
“Russians do not give up!”
It reads: “Before the Almighty Allah and Holy Qur’an.”
The supreme ataman is being blessed by the Patriarch of All Russia”.
The photo wass taken in Washington where they discussed the idea of creation of the international Coucil of Cossack atamans. 2008.
It reads: “The Cossacks of the Moscow Region”.
It reads: “Happy Birthday!”
The “Cossacks” like to wear many medals. But what is depicted on them? It’s a director of one company in Volgograd, for example…