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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Cossacks
The total Cossack population in 1893 was 2,648,049 (1,331,470 women), and they owned nearly 146,500,000 acres of land, of which 105,000,000 acres were arable and 9,400,000 under forests.
In time of war the ten Cossack voiskos are bound to supply 890 mounted sotnias or squadrons (of 125 men each), 108 infantry sotnias or companies (same number), and 236 guns, representing 4267 officers and 177,100 men, with 170,695 horses.
In addition to agriculture, which (with the exception of the Tisuri Cossacks) is sufficient to supply their needs and usually to leave a certain surplus, they carry on extensive cattle and horse breeding, vine culture in Caucasia, fishing on the Don, the TJral [Ural?], and the Caspian[?], hunting, bee-culture, &c.
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 Kuban Cossack Host
Cossacks had originally enjoyed considerable autonomy and were permitted to retain Zaporozhian traditions and practices, these rights were increasingly restricted in the early 19th century.
Cossacks were often posted in Warsaw and elsewhere in the empire to suppress revolts and serve as special guard units.
Cossacks to neglect their farms, however, and the constant redistribution retarded the development of modern agricultural practices.
www.encyclopediaofukraine.com /pages/K/U/KubanCossackHost.htm   (514 words)

 Cossack - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the 15th century, the Cossack society was described as a loose federation of independent communities, often forming local armies, entirely separate from the neighboring states (of, e.g, Poland, Grand Duchy of Moscow or the Khanate of Crimea).
Cossacks for their part were mostly happy to plunder everybody more or less equally, although in the 16th century, with the dominance of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth extending south, the Zaporozhian Cossacks were mostly, if tentatively, regarded by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth as their subjects.
Cossack ambitions to be recognized as equal to szlachta were constantly rebuffed, and plans for transforming the Two-Nations Commonwealth (Polish-Lithuanian) into Three Nations (with the Cossack and Ruthenian people) were limited to a small minority. /wiki/index.php/Cossacks   (3569 words)

 Cossack - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Cossack
Bands of Cossacks like these fought against the revolution in 1917, and the communist government subsequently took away many of their privileges.
Cossack movements demand the restoration of their traditional military role (granted in part by a 1993 decree) and collective ownership of land.
The Grand Duke was dressed in the handsome and showy uniform of a Cossack officer.
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 Cossack - Bvio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
''Cossack'' (Russian ''Kazak'' (''Казак''); plural, ''Kazaki'' (''Казаки''), Polish ''Kozak''; plural, ''Kozacy'', from the Turkish ''quzzaq'', "adventurer", "freeman"), is the name given to a portion of the population of Eastern Europe.
Cossacks inhabited parts of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, particularly in areas now comprising southern Russia and Ukraine.
During the Nazi invasion of the USSR the Cossacks once again joined the opposing sides of the conflict.
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 Cossacks - LoveToKnow 1911
Every Cossack is bound to procure his own uniform, equipment and horse (if mounted) - the government supplying only the arms.
The officers are supplied in the usual way by the military schools, in which all Cossack voiskos have their own vacancies, or are non-commissioned Cossack officers, with officers' grades.
In addition to agriculture, which (with the exception of the Usuri Cossacks) is sufficient to supply their needs and usually to leave a certain surplus, they"carry on extensive cattle and horse breeding, vine culture in Caucasia, fishing on the Don, the Ural, and the Caspian, hunting, bee-culture, andc.
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 The Napoleonic Association
Cossacks were a special military cast from various areas of Russia; the Don, Orenburg, Ural, Ukraine and other Cossack Voisko (hosts).
The constant efforts of the Don Voisko was the main reason for the extermination of the enemy depriving him of his cavalry and artillery horses so consequently his cannon." The Cossacks captured during the Patriotic War 500 guns and 50,000 enemy soldiers.
In 1788, the foot and mounted Cossacks of the Zaporogian Voisko (host) joined the Army of Prince Potemkin under the title of "the troops of the devoted Cossacks of the Black Sea." The Black Sea Leib-Garde Sotnia was created in May 1811.
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 Cossacks history
Cossacks were proud of their arms, often passed from grandfather to father, and from father to son, and of their horses.
These Cossacks were different in their appearance, facial characteristics, and even in the uniforms they wore; but in the main they were the same; they cherishrd theier free and easy way of life; they knew that they were born for war; they were proud to be Cossacks.
Those Cossacks who had remained in Russia after their defeat in 1920, the families, the kin of those few who had managed to escape, and all those who had been in the ranks and whose regiments were cut off from the ports of embarkation, had to live under the stiff yoke of their conquerors.
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 Kuban Cossacks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kuban cossacks are descendants of the Zaporozhian Cossacks from Ukraine.
After the Soviet victory, some of the Kuban cossacks, that fought in the ranks of the White Army fled the country to avoid persecution from the Bolsheviks, (most notable eviction point was the Greek island of Lemnos, were many died of starvation and disease).
In 1920 the Kuban Cossack Host was dissolved and the Bolsheviks unleashed an anti-Cossack campaign including segregating the Cossack homelands by giving a lot of the Forecaucasus territory to the new republics of local minorities and encouraging the settlement of the pre-mountain steppes by them, sometimes forcefully evicting the Cossacks from their native homes.
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One manifestation is the rebirth of the Cossack movement.
In the Krasnodar and Stavropol area, today’s Cossacks are descendants of the Kuban and Terek Cossacks.
Another long-time sore point for Cossacks was the transfer in 1957 of two districts of Stavropol, two of which — Naurskii and Shelkovskii were populated by Cossack descendants — to the newly-constituted Checheno-Ingush ASSR.
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Cossack Land Reserves are crucial to ensuring economic basis for the self-government: restoration of traditional mode of Cossack life; fund-raising: the land can be used as a security for investment and loans; preclusion of the sale of land to people who will use it for speculations.
Cossack ethnicity of the inducted was not noted at the military commissariats; registration of inductable Cossacks in villages was inadequate; atamans did not issue references of Cossack ethnicity.
Cossack renaissance is made not in Moscow and not in corridors of power but in the villages where Cossacks live.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Kozak
Whenever the number of such emigrants was not sufficient to populate the barren spot, the government would, by another Ukaze, settle in the same place soldiers from the regiments of the Regular Army who happened to be nearby at the time.
In such a manner not only were new settlements built, not only were new clans (the Voiskos) created, but Kozaks themselves were made from men who prior to the Ukaze had no connection with the Kozaks.
These Kozaks were different in their appearance, facial characteristics, and even in the uniforms they wore; but in the main they were the same; they cherished their free and easy way of life; they knew that they were born for war; they were proud to be Kozaks.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ko/Kozak   (7845 words)

 Russian Touring, Russian Travel, Russian Women
The Cossacks, ever loyal to the Czar, fought for the royalists in the Russian Civil War of 1919.
Several Cossack regions were recognized by the Tsars; these were abolished by the Bolsheviks and the Cossack populations dispersed.
In 1990, the Union of Cossacks (Sou^z Kazakov) adopted this emblem.
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 novocherkassk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Novocherkassk was founded in 1805 as the administrative center of the Don Voisko Lands, when the inhabitants of the Cherkassk stanitsa were compelled to leave their abodes on the banks of the Don on account of the frequent inundations.
Novocherkassk was once an archiepiscopal see of the Greek Orthodox Church and has a cathedral (1904), the palace of the ataman of the Cossacks, and monuments to Matvei Platov and Yermak Timofeyevich (Mikeshin, 1904).
During the bicentenary celebrations in September 2005 another monument, dedicated to the reconciliation of White and Red Cossacks, was opened in the presence of the members of the Romanov family.
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 Footnotes to History- D to F
Don, Republic of the- In May 1917, the Cossacks of the Don region declared themselves autonomous, electing the Tsarist general Alexei Kaledin as Ataman, the head of government.
The Cossacks revolted in April, and organized the Provisional Government of the Don.
Don Voisko- The Don Voisko (or Host) took control of the Don region after the collapse of the Don Soviet Republic.
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 Pygmy Wars dictionary
This term was used by White armies to describe units which were formed around the core of a much larger unit from the Imperial Army: thus, the "Composite Regiment of the 19th Infantry Division" was a regiment formed around men who had formerly served in the 19th ID.
Cossack : in Tsarist Russia a hereditary legal status, with rights and responsibilities tied to service in Cossack units.
Not all later "Cossack" units were therefore formed of Cossacks in the pre-1917 sense.
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 Footnotes to History- K and L
Kalmykia, Republic of- Kalmykia is a remnant of the Mongol Empire near Cossack lands north of the Caucasus.
The Voisko's offer was too little, too late; the workers declared for the Bolsheviks, and the Kuban government was encircled and trapped at Ekaterinodar.
Tensions between the Voisko and Denikin's putative Russian government ran high, aggravated by a Cossack attempt to reform an independent army in early 1919.
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 Kuban Cossacks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Russian Kuban Cossacks (&1050;&1091;&1073;&1072;&1085;&1089;&1082;&1080;&1077; &1082;&1086;&1079;&1072;&1082;&1072;, Kubanskie Kozaki) were cossacks that settled in the region around the Kuban River protected the southern borders of the Russian Empire.
The Kuban Cossack Host ('''Kuban Cossack Voisko''', &1050;&1091;&1073;&1072;&1085;&1089;&1082;&1086;&1077; &1082;&1072;&1079;&1072;&1095;&1100;&1077; &1074;&1086;&1081;&1089;&1082;&1086;) was formed in 1860 from Black Sea Cossack Host and part of Caucasus Battle Cossack Host (&1050;&1072;&1074;&1082;&1072;&1079;&1089;&1082;&1086;&1077; &1083;&1080;&1085;&1077;&1081;&1085;&1086;&1077; &1082;&1072;&1079;&1072;&1095;&1100;&1077; &1074;&1086;&1081;&1089;&1082;&1086;).
In 1920, shortly after the October Revolution, the Kuban Cossack Host ceased to exist.
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 The Importance of Knowing Your Own Vernacular
Thirdly, there are curiously sounding words reflecting the Cossacks' everyday life, like the names of their utensils, specific dishes, rituals, etc. Finally, there comes a large group of plants and beasts—trees, flowers, wild and domestic animals, birds and especially fish, as the Don river is abundant in the latter—all with their distinctive names.
The Cossacks around me went out of their way to talk to the Americans in their Cossack language, and the Americans were delighted to listen.
What concerns the Cossacks, their early striving to separate themselves from the rest of the nation, first and foremost from the Russians, was of course rather naive.
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 Don Cossacks’ flags (Russia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Officially the oldest cossack army in Russia is Don army (founded 1570).
The flag of Don Cossacks is a blue/yellow/red tricolour, which dates back to the flag of the “Omnipotent Don Army”.
10 November 1991: Union of Cossacks of region of Don in Stavropol was adopted resolution about recognition of this Union as succeder of Don republic, and also about re-creation of Don republic into Russian Federation.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ru_cdon.html   (203 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> stanitsa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Stanitsa ({{lang-ruстани́ца}}, pronounced stah-nee-tsah; {{lang-ukстаниця, stanytsia}}) is a village inside a Cossack host (voisko) ({{langruказачье войско}}, kazachye voysko, sometimes incorrectly translated as "Cossack Army").
Stanitsas were the primary unit of Cossack hosts.
In modern Russia, stanitsas are classified as a type of rural settlements.
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 taganrogcity.com | Taganrog City Council (Duma)
By the highest Decree of January 1, 1888 both Rostov and Taganrog were included into Don Voisko Province (Don Cossack Host).
After inclusion of Taganrog into Don Voisko Province, all solutions of Duma needed approval by the Don Cossack Host’s ataman.
In August 1918, Don Cossacks took the control of the city.
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 Don Cossack Voisko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Don Cossack Voisko, or Don Cossack Host (Russian: Всевеликое Войско Донское, Vsevelikoye Voysko Donskoye) was a frontier military organisation (a Cossack host) of the Don Cossacks in Imperial Russia since the end of the sixteenth century.
It occupied the territory known as Don Voisko Province (presently shared by the Rostov, Volgograd, and Voronezh regions of the Russian Federation as well as Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine).
In 1916 the Don Voisko enlisted over 1.5 million cossacks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Don_Cossack_Voisko   (149 words)

 Russian Patch
Don Cossack Voisko (Don Cossack Host) is the name of a frontier military organisation of Don Cossacks (cossack host) in Imperial Russia since the end of the 16th century.
It occupied the territory known as Don Voisko Province.
It was disbanded on Russian soil in 1918, after the Russian Revolution, but the Don cossacks in the White Army and those who emigrated abroad continued to preserve traditions of their host...
www.russianpatches.com /military_patche_moreinfo.php?gid=295   (130 words)

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