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Russia's Cossack Games

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities point at targets during the Youth Cossack Games in the town of Zheleznovodsk, in Stavropol region, Russia August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities point at targets during the Youth Cossack Games in the town of Zheleznovodsk, in Stavropol region, Russia August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities point at targets during the Youth Cossack Games in the town of Zheleznovodsk, in Stavropol region, Russia August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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A member of the Terek Cossack Host community crosses an obstacle course. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community crosses an obstacle course. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community crosses an obstacle course. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities attach targets during a shooting competition. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities attach targets during a shooting competition. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities attach targets during a shooting competition. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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A member of the Terek Cossack Host community crosses an obstacle course. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community crosses an obstacle course. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community crosses an obstacle course. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities rest during the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities rest during the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities rest during the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities pray before having their meal. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities pray before having their meal. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities pray before having their meal. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities take part in the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities take part in the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities take part in the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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A member of the Terek Cossack Host community competes throwing a mock grenade. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community competes throwing a mock grenade. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community competes throwing a mock grenade. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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A member of the Terek Cossack Host community rides a horse. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community rides a horse. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community rides a horse. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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A judge smashes a bottle with a sword as he demonstrates his skills. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A judge smashes a bottle with a sword as he demonstrates his skills. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A judge smashes a bottle with a sword as he demonstrates his skills. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities eat their meal. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities eat their meal. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities eat their meal. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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A member of the Terek Cossack Host community holds a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community holds a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A member of the Terek Cossack Host community holds a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities take part in the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities take part in the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities take part in the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities wash themselves prior to taking part in competitions. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities wash themselves prior to taking part in competitions. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities wash themselves prior to taking part in competitions. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities attend the opening ceremony of the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities attend the opening ceremony of the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Members of the Terek Cossack Host communities attend the opening ceremony of the Youth Cossack Games. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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