Tuesday, October 1, 2013

A Cossacks Riding a Horse


This postcard features a cossack riding a horse while holding a sword.

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Cossacks are a group of predominantly East Slavic people who became known as members of democratic, semi-military and semi-naval communities, predominantly located in Ukraine and in Southern Russia. They inhabited sparsely populated areas and islands and played an important role in the historical and cultural development of both Russia and Ukraine.

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