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Cossack
Cossack (Civ3)
Technology required Military Tradition
Resource required Horses
Saltpeter
Shield (Civ3) cost 80
Attack/Defense 6/4
Moves 3
Bombard 0
Range 0
Rate of fire 0
Upgrades to None
Notes

Unique unit for Russia.

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The Russian special unit, Cossacks take the place of Cavalry. Cossacks are fast-moving and will withdraw from combat if losing (unless fighting another fast unit).

A Russian city must have both horses and saltpeter in its Strategic Resource box to build Cossacks.

Civilopedia EntryEdit

Skilled horsemen dwelling in the northern steppes of the Black and Caspian Sea regions, the Cossack hosts had a tradition of fierce independence and, after decades of conflict, finally received privileges from the Russian government in return for military services. In the 16th century there were six major Cossack hosts: the Don, the Greben (in Caucasia), the Yaik (along the Ural River), the Volga, the Dnieper and the Zaporozhian (west of the Dnieper). Under the Russian umbrella, the Cossacks expanded eastward from their settlements in the Don and were early colonizers of Siberia. From the 18th through the 20th centuries, the Czars used Cossacks extensively to suppress revolutionary activities and conduct foreign wars. During the Russian Civil War (1918-20), the Cossacks in southern Russia formed the core of the White armies there and suffered extensively. Under Soviet rule, the Cossack communities ceased to function as distinctive entities.

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