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Georgian-Russian-Cossacks-5
The following images are of Georgian people. Many people believe these are Cossacks. A Cossack is a member of a group of Eastern Slavic people that numbered over 4 million by the start of the 20th century. What many think of as the “Cossack” dress was in fact the traditional style of the Georgian people...
Georgian-Russian-Cossacks-339
What many think of as the “Cossack” dress was in fact the traditional style of the mountain peoples of the Caucasus. Cossacks were Dagestanis, Terek, Kuban, Ossetians, Kabardians, Ingush, Chechens, Circassians, Tatars, Kumyks, Don, Kalmyks, Urals, Astrakhan to name a few… The key (and most recognizable) piece in the outfit is called the cherkeska, a long flowing...
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This post features Georgian women & children. They are a class of Eastern Slavic people that numbered over 4 million by the start of the 20th century. What many think of as the “Cossack” dress was in fact the traditional style of Georgian people and the mountain peoples of the Caucasus. Cossacks were Dagestanis, Terek, Kuban, Ossetians,...
Georgian-Russian-Cossacks-39
Cossacks are a class of Eastern Slavic people that numbered over 4 million by the start of the 20th century. They emerged in the 14th-15th centuries, forming democratic communities in the great river basins of what is now southern Russia and Ukraine. Since their early days they had maintained the traditions of military training in...