Along with Oplot, Cossack groups have been preparing to act in Eastern Ukraine.
The decision maker turned out to be a gray-haired Cossack ataman, or commander, in a traditional sheepskin hat.
“The doctor suggested that my red lines came not from Cossack whips but from the rubber belt of my underwear,” Tolokonnikova said.
Yet this was not enough for the Tsars, who saw a risk of the Cossack worldview catching on.
Subject has military bearing, short haircut, brought a military uniform or wears the Cossack chevron insignia.
The Cossack stood still, glaring at her, his face growing white and contracted with anger.
Roughly shaking the Cossack, I woke him up, rated him, and lost my temper.
The mail bag was lying by a tree a few steps from the Cossack, and near the bank of a brook.
There was a struggle, and the Cossack shot the man in the leg.
Will she expose her eastern frontier to the raids of Cossack hordes?
1590s, from Russian kozak, from Turkish kazak "adventurer, guerilla, nomad," from qaz "to wander." The same Turkic root is the source of the people-name Kazakh and the nation of Kazakhstan.