ANY COSSACKS LEFT IN MODERN
As a result of the civil
war and the prosecutions that followed it, most of the Cossacks in
However today we often run
across the word “Cossack” in mass media in articles and shows devoted to modern
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Do not be deceived by the appearance of the above men clowning around in traditional Cossack uniforms and costumes. Most of them have little or nothing to so with the Cossacks. Some of them are even the descendents of those who were massacring the Cossacks in their own land during the first half of the 20th century.