A Day in the Life of a Cossack Warrior

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Jan van der Crabben
by TED-Ed
published on 22 January 2021
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Join the Cossack soldier Stepan as he tries to keep order in the battalion and help his people regain their independence.



The year is 1676, and a treaty has officially ended hostilities between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Ottoman Empire. Despite a serene sunset on the Dnipro river, the mood is tense for the Zaporozhian Cossacks. Renowned as one of Europe's most formidable military forces, they are in the midst of a power struggle. Alex Gendler outlines a day in the life of a Cossack soldier.

Lesson by Alex Gendler, directed by WOW-HOW Studio.

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TED-Ed, . (2021, January 22). A Day in the Life of a Cossack Warrior. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2240/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-cossack-warrior/

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TED-Ed, . "A Day in the Life of a Cossack Warrior." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Jan 2021. Web. 18 Sep 2021.