Kipchaks

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Kipchaks:

see CumansCumans
or Kumans
, nomadic East Turkic people, identified with the Kipchaks (or the western branch of the Kipchaks) and known in Russian as Polovtsi. Coming from NW Asian Russia, they conquered S Russia and Walachia in the 11th cent.
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Kipchaks

 

a medieval Turkic people known in Asia as Kipchaks, in Europe as Cuman, and in Rus’ as Polovtsy.

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"We are delighted to celebrate Natalie Portman as the 2018 Genesis Prize Laureate," Stan Polovets, co-founder and Chairman of the Genesis Prize Foundation, said in a statement.
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"Alfa Group is currently setting up a major, new international investment business which draws on the group's significant expertise in oil and gas and telecoms, looking for long-term, strategic investment opportunities in Russia, North and South America, Asia and Africa," Stan Polovets, the CEO of R, told Reuters.
"A peasant goes out to till the fields, a Polovets falls upon him, kills him, steals his horse; a multitude of Polovtsy then comes out against a village, kills all the peasants, sets fire to the houses, takes the women into captivity, while the princes are at this time occupied with their own internecine strife." (47) In order not to be confined to sentimental words alone, pity for these peasants had to proceed to the organization of a firm and united state authority, sufficient for the defense of peasants against princely internecine strife and Polovtsian raids.
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"Now is the time for sensible proposals from BP to resolve the problems that have been created," Stan Polovets, chief executive officer of AAR, the consortium that represents the four billionaires who own half of TNK-BP said in a statement.