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There are 6 item(s) tagged with the keyword "cossacks".

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1. Go, Go to Ukraine to Find Gogol

Small-town Ukraine shows a different side of one the famous "Russian" writer.
 

Tags: cossacks, travel, Gogol, Ukraine, literature
2. Bus Parades, Pumpkin Beheadings, and Other Dumb Ways to Die

While city vehicles go for a stroll, death comes knocking — twice.

Tags: drones, technology, turkey, Moscow, parade, transport, cossacks, arkhangelsk
By Tiffany Zhu
3. Stalin's Scribe

I can’t imagine a cleverer or more perverse way of presenting “the first political biography” of Mikhail Sholokhov (1905-1975) than as if from the conscience-addled Sholokhov’s perspective.

Tags: cossacks, sholokhov
4. Lawmakers versus Troublemakers

Russian law enforcement had a busy week, from taking on the ~high~ seas to putting rich jerks in their place.

Tags: cossacks, national anthem, Russian Far East, navalny
By Irina Bukharin
5. Fake elections, real Cossacks, and how to do yoga in prison

Why some Russians would rather vote for a fictional candidate, the importance of a Cossack education, and some artsy graffiti along the way. 

Tags: elections, parliament, corruption, cossacks, graffiti, yoga, olympics
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Russia's Favorite Rebel and His Bloody Capture Turn 345

On April 14, 1671, Cossacks captured rebel leader Stenka Razin and ended his rebellion against the tsar. Here’s some background on Razin’s uprising, and what it meant for the fate of Russia.

Tags: stenka razin, rebellion, uprising, tsar, peasants, cossacks, 1671, astrakhan, lobnoye mesto, autocracy, revolt
By Dmitry Volodikhin

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