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As ofby the presidential decree of the Russian Federation, Cossacks can be enrolled on a special register. A number of Cossack communities have been reconstituted to further the The Jacksons - Kelloggs And The Jacksons - For The Taste Of Victory cultural traditions, including those of the Don Cossack Host.
Don Cossacks have had a rich military tradition, playing an important part in the historical development of the Russian Empire and participating in most of its major wars. The word 'cossack' was also applied to migrants, free-booters and bandits. The exact origins of Cossacks are unknown. More than two thousand years ago the Scythians lived on the banks of the river Don. Many Scythian tombs have been found in this area.
The area was under the general control of the Golden Horde, and numerous Tatar armed groups roamed there, attacking Russian and foreign merchants. The first Christians to settle on the territories around the Don were the Jassi and Kosogi tribes.
After the Golden Horde fell inthe area around the Don River was divided between the Crimean west side and the Nogai east side.
On their border since the 14th century the vast steppe of the Don region was populated by those people who were not satisfied with the existing social order, by those who did not recognize the power of the land-owners, by runaway serfs, by those who longed for freedom. In the course of time they turned into a united community and were called "the Cossacks". At first the main occupation of these small armed detachments was hunting and fishing—as well as the constant struggle against the Turks and the Tatars who attacked them.
Only Stenka Razin - Don Cossack Choir* : Serge Jaroff - Songs Of Mother Russia they began to settle and work on the land. The first records relating to the Cossack villages: the "stanitsa", date back to After defeating Khan Kuchum in the fall of and occupying Isker : the capital of the Siberian KhanateYermak sent a force of cossacks down the Irtysh in the winter of The detachment led by Bogdan Bryazga according to other sources, the Cossack chieftain Nikita Pan ; passed through the lands of the Konda-Pelym Voguls and reached the Stenka Razin - Don Cossack Choir* : Serge Jaroff - Songs Of Mother Russia of the town of Samarovo.
Taken by surprise by the cossack attack, the Ostyaks surrendered. In fallshortly after Yermak's death, Cossacks led by voevoda army commander Ivan Mansurov founded the first Russian fortified town in Siberia, Obskoyat the mouth of the Irtysh river on the right bank of the Ob river.
The Mansi and Khanty lands thus became part of the Russian state, finally secured by the founding of the cities of Pelym and Berezov in and Surgut in As a result of Yermak's expedition, Russia was able to annex Siberia.
They were victorious, capturing twenty standards. After the battle, they terrorised village people around Prague and other cities,  so they were expeditiously paid and released from service in 7 May Under Peter the Great Scratching - Nothiing - Pervert subsequent rulers, the Don Cossacks participated in numerous military campaigns, which resulted in the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Black Sea to the Baltic Sea.
For years, the Cossacks waged war against the Ottomans and the Crimean Khanate. In the Don Cossacks, joined by the Zaporozhian Cossackscaptured the strategic Ottoman fortress of Azovwhich guarded the Don.
After total taking of the Free Territories of Don Cossacks under the Moscovits control, Don Cossack history is totally intertwined with the history of the rest of Russia. In exchange for protection of the Southern borders of medieval Russia, the Don Cossacks were given Stenka Razin - Don Cossack Choir* : Serge Jaroff - Songs Of Mother Russia privilege of not paying taxes and the tsar's authority in Cossack lands was not as absolute as in other parts of Russia.
Don Cossacks are credited with playing a significant part in repelling Napoleon 's Invasion of Russia. Platov commanded all the Cossack troops and successfully covered the retreat of the Russian Army to Moscow. The Don Cossacks distinguished themselves in subsequent campaigns, and took part in the capture of Paris.
Napoleon is credited with declaring, "Cossacks are the finest light troops among all that exist. If I had them in my army, I would go through all the world with them. In the general census ofthe male population of the Don Cossacks was reported to numberStenka Razin - Don Cossack Choir* : Serge Jaroff - Songs Of Mother Russia Don Cossacks were the largest of the ten cossack hosts then in existence, providing over a third of total cossack manpower available for military service.
In addition two regiments of the Imperial Guard were recruited from the Don territory. By the Don Host had expanded to 58 line regiments and detached sotnias. The central location of the Don territories meant that these units were employed extensively on both the German and Austro-Hungarian fronts, though less so against the Ottoman Turks to the south.
The continued value of the Don and other Cossacks as mounted troops was illustrated by the decision taken in to dismount about a third of the regular Russian cavalry, but to retain the cossack regiments in their traditional role. At the outbreak of the February Revolution, three regiments of Don Cossacks the 1st, 4th and 14th formed part of the garrison of St. Consisting partly of new recruits from the poorer regions of the Host territory, these units were influenced by the general disillusionment with the Tsar's government.
Accordingly, they did not act effectively when ordered to disperse the growing demonstrations in the city. Reports that the historically loyal Don Cossacks could no longer be relied on were a significant factor in the sudden collapse of the Tsarist regime.
The Stenka Razin - Don Cossack Choir* : Serge Jaroff - Songs Of Mother Russia Cossack Host was disbanded on Russian soil inafter the Russian Revolutionbut Stenka Razin - Don Cossack Choir* : Serge Jaroff - Songs Of Mother Russia Don Cossacks in the White Army and those who emigrated abroad, continued to preserve the traditions, musical and otherwise, of their host.
Many found employment as trick riders in various circuses throughout Europe and the United States. Following the defeat of the White Army in the Russian Civil Wara policy of decossackization "Raskazachivaniye" took place on the surviving Cossacks and their homelands, since they were viewed as a threat to the new Soviet regime.
The Cossack homelands were often very fertile, and during the collectivisation campaign many Cossacks shared the fate of the kulaks. According to historian Michael Kort, "During andout of a population of approximately 1.
On 20 April the previous ban on Cossacks serving in the Red Army was lifted. Later the same year two existing Red Army cavalry divisions were re-designated as Don Cossacks. By a number of these regiments had been issued with traditional Cossack uniforms in ceremonial and field service versions. The dress of the Don Cossack units included the broad red stripes on dark-blue breeches, which had Arty Primitivism - Heera & The Common Sense - Demo Maerz 84 their distinguishing feature prior to the Revolution.
The Don Cossack Cavalry Corps saw extensive active service untilafter which its role diminished as did that of the other remaining horse-mounted units in the Red Army.
A great part of the Cossacks were former Russian citizens who elected to fight not so much for Germany as against the Soviet Union. Today the Russian state is very different. Between andmore than half of the South Side Billy - Monster - Through The Eyes Of The World Cossacks population were killed or deported.
The heirs of those deported during the Soviet Terror cannot return to their homeland. This is because the law of Restitution does not recognize them as victims of communism. The pro-governmental Host divided in two different organisations.
The Don Cossacks were revived in the early s and were officially recognised by the Russian Federation Government inits Ataman holding the rank, insignia and uniform of a full Marshal.
In they joined the separatists forces during the Transnistria War. Sincean unknown number of Don Cossacks have participated in the war in Eastern Ukraine as independent volunteers.
Reportedly several military formations were formed though most of these groups were subsequently disbanded and integrated into the armed forces of the DPR and LPR. The flag has three colours: blue, yellow, and red. The flag is similar to that of the Ukrainian Statealso established inwhich the Don Republic bordered to its west. The Don Cossacks Coat of Arms was known from the 17th century. It was adopted as a symbol of the Don Republic on 15 September Until From A Distance - Cliff Richard - Time Machine Tour : 50th Anniversary Live (DVD) distinguishing colour of Stenka Razin - Don Cossack Choir* : Serge Jaroff - Songs Of Mother Russia Don Cossack Host was red: worn on the cap bands and wide trouser stripes of a dark blue uniform of the loose-fitting cut common to the Steppe Cossacks.
Tall lambskin hats were worn on occasion, with red cloth tops. Shoulder-straps were the same dark blue as the caftan coat. However the size and relative affluence of the Don Cossack Host permitted the setting up of communally owned clothing factories.
A khaki field tunic was adopted inreplacing the dark blue coats or white summer blouses previously worn for ordinary duties. However the blue riding breeches with broad red stripes long characteristic of the Don Host, continued to be worn even on active service during both World Wars. Most Don Cossacks are Russian Orthodoxwho consider themselves guardians of the faith. However, a large percentage of Don Cossacks were Starovers.
The assembly elected temporary authorities — atamans. Don Cossacks were skilled horsemen and experienced warriors, due to their long conflict with the Crimean Khanate and the Ottoman Empire. They sold their military services to different powers in Eastern Europe. Isolated between Russian and Muslim territory, the Don Cossacks developed a distinct culture and language which fused Ukrainian, Russian, Kalmyk, and Tatar elements.
The Don Cossacks have a tradition of choral singing and many of their songs, such as Chyorny Voron Black Raven and Lyubo, Bratsi, Lyubo It's good, brothers, good became popular throughout the rest of Russia.
Many of the songs are about death in war. If a Cossack wanted to marry a woman he was expected to bring her to the Common Assembly for presentation. If the Common Assembly gave approval, the marriage followed. The same procedure took place if there was a divorce. Peter I banned these practices in the Common Assembly, requiring Cossacks to marry only in church.
A Cossack Pour Up Da Drank - DJ Ideal And Lil Flip* - Da Bottom Part Six is a complex ritual, accompanied by songs, dances and performances. A bridegroom arrives on horseback and takes his bride to the church, followed by a marriage train.
After the wedding all present would adjourn to the bridegroom's house. There, the parents would bless the couple, break a loaf of bread above their heads, and sprinkle them with wheat, nuts, sweets and hops. The bride's hair would then be unbraided according to traditional rites. When a son was born to a Cossack family, his relatives presented him with an arrow, a bow, a cartridge, a bullet and a gun.
All of these items were hung on Come On Feet - Quasimoto - The Unseen wall, over the boy's bed.
At the age of three, the boy began to ride a horse. At the age of 7 to 8 he was allowed to ride in the street, to go fishing and hunt with adults. Horse racing was a popular pastime with Don Cossacks. Riders competed to hit a target, firing weapons from horseback.
The most dexterous were able to do this standing on the horses back. It was traditional practice for Cossack families to provide a young Cossack with two horses, a uniform and weapons. Cossack leave-taking was always festive.
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