• Cossacks from the equestrian team of the guard of honour by the Black sea. Taman. September 2010
  • Cossacks at the festival “Legends of Taman” in honour of the 218th anniversary of the Cossacks' arrival in Taman. Taman. September 2010
  • Cossacks at Kornilov's remembrance. Every year since 1991 on the right bank of Kuban river near Krasnodar, Cossacks gather to commemorate white general Larv Kornilov who died during the assault of Ekaterinograd (pre-revolutionary name of Krasnodar) in the Civil war of 1918. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • A Cossack kisses a flag during the oath-taking ceremony. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Shoulder straps of “Podkhorunzhiy” (equal to Junior Lieutenant). Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Cossack men and women at the festival “Legends of Taman” in honour of the 218th anniversary of the Cossacks' arrival in Taman. In 1792 Empress Catherine II (or Catherine the Great) granted the land of Kuban to the Cossacks of Zaporizhian Sich. In 2009 in honour of the Cossacks' arrival in this region, Ataman, an ethno-tourist complex the size of the historical Cossack settlement was built. Taman. September 2010
  • Alexey and his son Vadim after the show of the equestrian team at the hippodrome. Vadim comes to visit his father from North Ossetia where he lives with his mother. Krasnodar. August 2010
  • Ataman, the ethno-tourist complex the size of historical Cossacks' settlement. In 2009 the first festival “Legends of Taman” in honour of the Cossacks' arrival in Taman took place here. Taman. September 2010
  • Parade dedicated to 19th anniversary of the enactment of the law “Concerning repressed peoples”(April 26, 1991). This law includes Cossacks, who are designated as a “cultural-ethnic community of people”. In 2006, the general court of Krasnodar region set this date(April 26) as the day of Cossack rehabilitation. Nowadays there are about 30000 people in the list of Cossack troops. Krasnodar. April 2010
  • Cossack and his wife near the chapel. Taman. September 2010
  • A Cossack is sprinkled with holy water during the ceremony of taking the oath. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Cossacks at the Tikhovski remembrance. Meeting in honour of 200th anniversary of the battle, where Cossacks under the command of chieftain Lev Tikhovski died fighting the mountain dwellers, who attacked Cossack settlements. Tikhovski remembrances take place every year since 1991. Kolos village. May 2010
  • Young and old Cossacks at the Cossack gathering. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Stable of the equestrian team of the Guard of Honour. Krasnodar. September 2010
  • Nikolay from the equestrian team of the guard of honour training his dog near the stable. Krasnodar. September 2010
  • Young Cossack girl and a horse at the festival “Legends of Taman”. Taman. September 2010
  • Young Cossack and his horse at the festival “Legends of Taman”. Taman. September 2010
  • Cossacks at Kornilov's remembrance. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Alexey is a member of the equestrian team of the guard of honour , he is a Wachtmeister (equal to Sergeant). His father was a Terek Cossack. Krasnodar. August 2010
  • Picking rods before sabre fight training. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Shooting practice. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Assembling a rifle during training. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Cossacks from the equestrian team of the guard of honour in the truck with horses. Alexey and his son Vadim sit in the center. Krasnodar. August 2010
  • Celebrating a meeting. Kolos village. May 2010
  • Young Cossacks at the Kuban river. Kolos viilage. May 2010
  • Ataman, the ethno-tourist complex in the size of historical the Cossack settlement. In 2009 the first festival “Legends of Taman” in honour of the Cossack arrival in Taman took place here. Taman. September 2010
  • Field kitchen at the military training camp. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • By the fire at military training. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Military training. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Military training. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Belt buckle with the imperial coat of arms. Stanitsa Elizavetinskaya. April 2010
  • Cossacks at the market. Stanitsa Ivanovskaya. May 2010
  • Evgeniy from the equestrian team of the guard of honour at the festival “Legends of Taman”. Taman. September 2010