Who first said "The Cossacks work for the Csar"?
January 19, 2008 1:31 PM Subscribe
What is the origin of the phrase "The Cossacks work for the Czar"?
guy is fond of the phrase, which seems to mean "there's no point blaming minor political functionaries - they're working on orders, explicit or implied, from the top". It's obviously a quote. But from whom?
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