Cossacks are Ukrainian warriors that lived on the territory of modern Ukraine, Russia, and Poland in the 15th-19th centuries. There were mostly men in their semi-military communities. Their traditional outfit consisted of a shirt (often the national Ukrainian embroidered shirt called “vyshyvanka”), very wide trousers called “sharovary”, a woolen above-the-knee-length outerwear called “zhupan”, a wide sash, leather boots, a sheepskin hat, and weapons. The main weapon of Cossacks is a saber.
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