Attitudes of Cossacks to the state service
Опубликовано на портале: 10-02-2006
"Attitudes of Cossacks to the state service" (by Victor Dorofeev) discusses some of the
outstanding issues of the Cossacks' transfer to the state service The article is based on the
results of a number of sociological surveys carried out with the author's participation by Altai
university sociologists The author shows some of the specific of the present-day Cossack
groups which allows him to differentiate between the "enlisted" Cossacks and the "public"
ones Cossacks transfer to the varying kinds of the state service is depicted against the
background of the activities of Cossack societies in the South-Siberian Altai region of Russia
Specifics of Cossacks' attitudes to the current changes in Russia are studied too.