Geostrategic magazine

La Russia espande la presenza militare dei cosacchi (fonte: The Jamestown Foundation)

Richard Arnold

The ongoing illegal invasion of Ukraine has created many changes in Russian society, one of which is the continued expansion of the Cossack movement. Two recent changes highlight this process: First, the creation of a new Cossack host (voiska) in Russia looks to be on the verge of realization (see EDM, October 17, 2022September 12, 2022July 25, 2022). Voiska—a term which translates either as “host” or “army”—are the main regional (but not oblast- or raion-level) organizational structures of the movement, which have been coordinated by a central office in Moscow since 2018.

Russia Expanding Cossack Military Presence – Jamestown